After US and China, India is in the third position to contain some of the richest people in the world. The country has seen an 18.5% growth in billionaires. Fortunately, four Indian richest featured in the top 100 Forbes world’s Billionaires list. In the Pandemic Era, where most of the companies were shut down, besides that, there were a few people who managed their growth and fought the covid.
India has generated some of the billionaires that come in the position on the list of the top world’s richest people. Let’s have a look at the top 10 richest people in the country.
Gautam Adani: Very well, everyone knows who will be the first that is Mukesh Ambani but not, hold! Hold! This time Gautam Adani takes Ambani’s place and overcomes as holds the first rank of the billionaire in the country holds the position of the richest man in the country and 8th rank on the world’s richest List. He is one of the fastest-growing billionaires in the country. Mr. Adani is the chairman of the Adani group, based in Ahmedabad a multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India, including power generation and transmission, commodities market, real estate, and control over India’s largest port – Mundra Port, and many more. He has a net worth of $95.8 billion.
Mukesh Ambani- The Chairman of Reliance Group and Industries. Mr. Ambani retained the position as Asia’s richest person and the 10th richest person in the world. Mr. Mukesh Ambani is the chairman of the oil and gas giant Reliance Industries (RIL), which has a revenue of $60 billion. RIL’s subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has touched the heights, by launching the 4G Jio service in India in the year 2016. And these offers helped the company a lot by signing 428 million customers and still more. Ambani has a Net worth of $89.9 billion.
Shiv Nadar- the Co-founder of the famous brand HCL Technologies. Mr. Nadar holds 47 ranks in the Forbes magazine of the world’s richest people. HCL technologies of the fourth largest services provider in India, which has a revenue of $11.2 billion. According to Forbes, his wealth increased by 22%. HCL Technologies has 1, 69,000 employees across 50 countries. He has given $662 million to his shiv Nadar foundation for supporting educational causes. He has a net worth of $28.7 billion.
Cyrus Poonawalla- he is the chairman and managing director of the Cyrus Poonawalla Group, and Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine maker which manufactured the covidshield vaccine. The serum institute makes 1.5 billion doses of vaccines each year, including those for measles, polio, and the flu. The institute has introduced the Covidshield vaccine, AstraZeneca, and Oxford University Magazine. He has a net worth of $24.3 million.
Radhakishan Damani- is the founder or owner of Avenue Supermarts, a low-cost consumer products store such as D marts across the country. He started with a single store in Mumbai and now he has 221 D marts across the country. Mr. Damani is well known and holds a wide array of companies, including Radisson Blu Resort in Alibaug, VST industries (tobacco company), United Breweries (beer maker), and many more. He has a net worth of $20 billion. He is the fifth richest man in the country and holds a position of 81 ranks on the Forbes.
Lakshmi Mittal- Mr. Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is a steel mogul from India, but currently living in London. He is the chairman of the company ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel producer, and also he is the chairman of Aperam, stainless steel producer which has sales of $53.5 billion. Now the Mittal handed his position to his Son, but he still continues to be the chairman. He has a net worth of $17.9 billion.
Kumar Birla- the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, the 14 industry sectors. The conglomerate owns brands like Allen Solly, Van Heusen, Pantaloons, and Ultra Tech cement. He is the chancellor of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Ahmedabad and the Indian Institute of Management, in Ahmedabad. The Birla Group indulged in several productions like Cement, aluminum, communications, and financial services. He is the fourth generation of the Birla which has a revenue of $46 billion. His net worth is $16.5 million.
Dilip Shangvi- is the founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And the fourth largest specialty generic drug maker. He is the 8th richest man in the country and owns the most valuable pharmacy company whose March revenue was $4.5 billion. The company has 30,000 employees in Mumbai and services in more than 150 countries. He has a net worth of $15.6 billion.
Pallonji Mistry- he is the founder of Shapoorji Pallonji group and is listed as one of the top richest men in India and controls the construction giant which is headquartered in Mumbai. He is on the list 9th position and 125th richest person in the World. The Shapoorji Pallonji group meanwhile SPG is a well diverse group with 18 major companies. Mr. Mistry has a net worth of $15.7 billion.
Uday Kotak- as the name says, Mr. Kotak is the managing director of the Indian private bank name Kotak Mahindra Bank. He is one of the top 10 richest men in the country and counted as the 129th on the world’s top list. The Kotak bank is now counted among the top 4 private Banks in the country. After launching the 811 scheme, the zero balance bank account, the customer increased to 16 million in 2017. Mr. Uday Kotak has a net worth of $14.3 billion.