Top 10 Rich People in India


Despite the Indian economy growing at over 7.5 percent so the number of rich people is increasing. The top 10 rich people in India as follows:


1. Mukesh Ambani:

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate who is the Chairman, Managing Director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, a Fortune Global 500 company and India's second most valuable company by market value. Despite losing $4.4 billion, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, which struck a $7.2-billion deal with BP, holds the top spot with a net worth of $22.6 billion. He set up technology-centered Reliance Communication Limited and also created the world's largest grassroots petroleum refinery in Jamnagar.


Born: April 19, 1957 (age 56), Aden, Yemen

Spouse: Nita Ambani

Children: Akash Ambani, Isha Ambani, Anant Ambani

Worldwide Rank- 22

Net Worth: $21.5 Billion

Company - Reliance Industries

Source of income: Petrochemicals, oil & gas,


2. Lakshmi Mittal:

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is a London-based Indian steel magnate. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. He owns several properties in London, including mansions on Billionaires Row near Kensington Palace. He has been a UK resident since 2008.


Born: June 15, 1950 (age 63), Rajgarh, India

Spouse: Usha Mittal

Children: Vanisha Mittal, Aditya Mittal

Education: St. Xavier's College, Calcutta (1969)

Worldwide Rank- 41

Net Worth:$16.5 Billion

Company - ArcelorMittal

Source: Steel


3. Azim Premji:

Azim Hashim Premji is an Indian business tycoon and philanthropist who is the chairman of Wipro Limited, guiding the company through four decades of diversification and growth to emerge as one of the Indian leaders in the software industry. In January 2011 he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the nation's second-highest civilian honor.


Born: July 24, 1945 (age 68), Karachi, Pakistan

Spouse: Yasmeen Premji

Education: Stanford University, St. Mary's School, Mumbai

Children: Rishad Premji, Tariq Premji

Worldwide Rank- 91

Net Worth: $11.2 Billion

Company - Wipro

Source: Software, ITES

He has won a lot of awards and was recognized by Business Week as one of the greatest entrepreneurs.


4.Dilip Shanghvi:

Dilip Shanghvi is the founder and managing director of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited. Sun Pharma was founded in 1983 and it is currently the second-largest drugmaker in India. Born in Amreli-Gujrat, Dilip Shanghvi founded Sun Pharmaceutical Industries in 1982 in Vapi with a capital of Rs. 10,000, currently he is among Asia's top 10 wealthiest self-made billionaires.


Born: 1955, Mumbai, India

Education: University of Calcutta

Worldwide Rank- 116

Net Worth: $9.4 Billion

Company - Sun Pharma

Source of Income - Pharmaceuticals

Age: 57


5. Shashi and Ravi Ruia:

Ravi Ruia and Shashi Ruia are brothers who own Indian Multinational corporation Essar Group. Shashi Ruia is group Chairman and Ravi Ruia is Vice Chairman. The Essar group operates in various sectors like Steel, Energy, Power, Communication, Shipping port. Logistics etc. The brothers, Shashi and Ravi Ruia sold their one-third stake in telecom unit Vodafone Essar for $5.4 billion in July 2011 after their plan for listing the holding was opposed by Vodafone.


Worldwide Rank: 131

Net Worth: $8.5 Billion

Company: Essar group

Source of Income: Diversified


6. Kumar Birla:

Kumar Mangalam Birla is an Indian industrialist and the Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the largest conglomerate corporations in India. His Aditya Birla Group is among the world's top 10 producers of cement and Asia's biggest aluminum producer.  The group is India's third-largest business house.


Born: June 14, 1967 (age 46), India

Spouse: Neerja Birla

Education: London Business School, University of Bombay, University of Mumbai, H.R. College of Commerce and Economics

Worldwide Rank: 150

Net Worth: $7.9 Billion

Company: Aditya Birla Group

Source of Income: Commodities


7. Savitri Jindal & Family:

Savitri Jindal is an Indian steel baroness, the wealthiest woman in India, and the world's 80th richest person. She is the non-executive chairperson of O.P. Jindal Group and a member of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha.


Born: March 20, 1950 (age 63), Tinsukia, India

Spouse: O. P. Jindal

Children: Naveen Jindal, Sajjan Jindal, Ratan Jindal, Prithviraj Jindal

Worldwide Rank: 155

Net Worth: $7.3 Billion

Company: O P Jindal Group

Source of Income: Steel


8.Sunil Mittal:

Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian telecom mogul, philanthropist and the founder, chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises. With over 230 million customers, Sunil Mittal's Bharti Airtel is the world's fifth-largest telecom company, with operations in 19 countries.


Born: October 23, 1957 (age 56),Ludhiana, India

Spouse: Nyna Mittal

Children: Kavin Mittal, Eiesha Mittal,Shravan Mittal

Education: Punjabi University, Harvard University,

Worldwide Rank: 173

Net Worth: $6.8 Billion

Company: Bharti Enterprises

Source of Income: Telecom


9. Shiv Nadar:

Shiv Nadar is an Indian industrialist and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation.


Born: July 14, 1945 (age 68), Thoothukudi, India

Education: PSG College of Technology

Spouse: Kiran Nadar

Children: Roshni Nadar

Worldwide Rank: 182

Net Worth: $6.5 Billion

Company: HCL

Source of Income: Information Technology

Since the mid-1990s he has focused his efforts in developing the educational system of India through the Shiv Nadar Foundation


10. Kushal pal Singh:

Kushal Pal Singh Teotia or K.P. Singh is an Indian real estate mogul and the chairman and CEO of DLF Limited, India's largest real estate developer.


Born: August 15, 1931 (age 82), Bulandshahr, India

Education: Meerut College

Worldwide Rank: 191

Net Worth: $6.3 Billion

Company: DLF

Source of Income: Real Estate

They are the top 10 richest people in India. For their hardship and proper way of activities in business, now they are in this position.


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