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These 119 Indian billionaires are worth over $300 billion right now, according to Forbes

These 119 Indian billionaires are worth over $300 billion right now, according to Forbes
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  • India has added at least 17 billionaires in the last six months.

  • There are 119 billionaires in India right now — who collectively have over $300 billion.

  • Mukesh Ambani is the richest person in India and is worth $88 billion, followed by Gautam Adani and Shiv Nadar.
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out the personal savings of hundreds of people and wrecked damage across global economies — some have become richer. India has added at least 17 billionaires in the last six months.


According to the Forbes list, there are 119 billionaires in India right now — who collectively have $300 billion. Mukesh Ambani, who helms the oil-to-telecom conglomerate, Reliance Industries, is the richest person in India with a net worth of $88 billion. He is followed by Gautam Adani and Shiv Nadar


These are 119 billionaires in India right now, according to Forbes real-time billionaires on December 28, 2020 —



Global Rank

India Rank

Name

Net Worth ($ Billion)

Age

Source of Income

9

1

Mukesh Ambani

$77.0 B

63

diversified

48

2

Gautam Adani

$28.3 B

58

commodities, ports

65

3

Shiv Nadar

$22.9 B

75

software services

98

4

Radhakishan Damani & family

$19.0 B

65

retail, investments

115

5

Uday Kotak

$16.3 B

61

banking

138

6

Lakshmi Mittal

$14.7 B

70

steel

184

7

Cyrus Poonawalla

$11.4 B

79

vaccines

197

8

Sunil Mittal & family

$10.6 B

63

telecom

211

9

Dilip Shanghvi

$10.0 B

65

pharmaceuticals

218

10

Kumar Birla

$9.8 B

53

commodities

258

11

Azim Premji

$8.3 B

75

software services

262

12

Kuldip Singh & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra

$8.3 B

unknown

paints

265

13

Savitri Jindal & family

$8.2 B

70

steel

315

14

Benu Gopal Bangur

$7.3 B

89

cement

320

15

Murali Divi & family

$7.3 B

69

pharmaceuticals

338

16

Ashwin Dani

$6.9 B

78

paints

402

17

Kushal Pal Singh

$6.1 B

89

real estate

407

18

Bajaj brothers

$6.0 B

unknown

diversified

444

19

Mahendra Choksi & family

$5.6 B

79

paints

447

20

Rahul Bajaj

$5.5 B

82

diversified

459

21

Hasmukh Chudgar

$5.4 B

87

pharmaceuticals

465

22

Pankaj Patel

$5.4 B

67

pharmaceuticals

511

23

Kapil & Rahul Bhatia

$5.1 B

unknown

airlines

525

24

Abhay Vakil & family

$5.1 B

70

paints

569

25

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

$4.8 B

67

biopharmaceuticals

574

26

Vikram Lal

$4.8 B

78

motorcycles

608

27

M.A. Yusuff Ali

$4.5 B

65

retail

715

28

Pawan Munjal & family

$3.9 B

66

motorcycles

734

29

Nusli Wadia

$3.8 B

76

consumer goods

735

30

Karsanbhai Patel

$3.8 B

76

consumer goods

822

31

Anil Agarwal & family

$3.5 B

67

mining, metals

849

32

N.R. Narayana Murthy

$3.4 B

74

software services

870

33

Shyam & Hari Bhartia

$3.3 B

67

diversified

880

34

Vinod & Anil Rai Gupta

$3.3 B

unknown

electrical equipment

903

35

P.V. Ramprasad Reddy

$3.2 B

62

pharmaceuticals

932

36

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

$3.1 B

60

investments

933

37

Senapathy Gopalakrishnan

$3.1 B

65

software services

958

38

Ajay Piramal

$3.0 B

65

pharmaceuticals

976

39

Samir Mehta

$3.0 B

57

pharmaceuticals, power

976

40

Sudhir Mehta

$3.0 B

66

pharmaceuticals, power

996

41

Ravi Jaipuria

$2.9 B

66

soft drinks, fast food

998

42

Chandru Raheja

$2.9 B

80

real estate

1040

43

Micky Jagtiani

$2.8 B

69

retail

1069

44

Vivek Chand Burman

$2.8 B

83

consumer goods

1112

45

Sanjeev Bikhchandani

$2.7 B

57

Internet

1189

46

Byju Raveendran and Divya Gokulnath

$2.5 B

39

education technology

1200

47

Harsh Mariwala

$2.5 B

69

consumer goods

1204

48

Kalanithi Maran

$2.5 B

55

media

1235

49

Madhukar Parekh

$2.4 B

73

adhesives

1239

50

Nandan Nilekani

$2.4 B

65

software services

1246

51

Jamshyd Godrej

$2.4 B

71

consumer goods

1246

52

Adi Godrej

$2.4 B

78

consumer goods

1246

53

Rishad Naoroji

$2.4 B

69

consumer goods

1246

54

Smita Crishna-Godrej

$2.4 B

70

consumer goods

1246

55

Nadir Godrej

$2.4 B

69

consumer goods

1267

56

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

$2.3 B

42

financial technology

1284

57

Anand Burman

$2.3 B

68

consumer goods

1300

58

Jitendra Virwani

$2.3 B

54

real estate

1301

59

Aloke Lohia

$2.3 B

62

petrochemicals

1326

60

Shashi & Ravi Ruia

$2.2 B

unknown

diversified

1328

61

Abhay Firodia

$2.2 B

76

automobiles

1329

62

Acharya Balkrishna

$2.2 B

48

consumer goods

1356

63

Salil Singhal

$2.2 B

73

agrochemicals

1380

64

K. Dinesh

$2.1 B

66

software services

1386

65

Vikas Oberoi

$2.1 B

50

real estate

1390

66

Baba Kalyani

$2.1 B

71

engineering

1411

67

Arvind Poddar

$2.1 B

63

tires

1422

68

Kishore Mariwala

$2.1 B

85

consumer goods

1440

69

Arvind Tiku

$2.0 B

50

oil & gas, investments

1500

70

Mahendra Prasad

$2.0 B

80

pharmaceuticals

1511

71

Harsh Goenka

$2.0 B

63

diversified

1528

72

Yusuf Hamied

$1.9 B

84

pharmaceuticals

1589

73

Sunny Varkey

$1.9 B

63

education

1591

74

Lachhman Das Mittal

$1.9 B

90

tractors

1603

75

Sandeep Engineer

$1.8 B

59

plastic pipes

1633

76

Anand Mahindra

$1.8 B

65

diversified

1644

77

S.D. Shibulal

$1.8 B

65

software services

1653

78

Chirayu Amin

$1.8 B

74

pharmaceuticals

1660

79

Sanjiv Goenka

$1.8 B

59

diversified

1725

80

Devendra Jain

$1.7 B

91

chemicals

1731

81

Narendrakumar Parekh

$1.7 B

82

adhesives

1742

82

P.P. Reddy

$1.6 B

63

infrastructure

1749

83

Bhadresh Shah

$1.6 B

69

engineering

1754

84

Satish Reddy

$1.6 B

53

pharmaceuticals

1765

85

Ajay Parekh

$1.6 B

63

adhesives

1777

86

Amit Burman

$1.6 B

51

consumer goods

1795

87

P.V.Krishna Reddy

$1.6 B

51

infrastructure

1803

88

G.V. Prasad

$1.6 B

60

pharmaceuticals

1814

89

G. Rajendran

$1.5 B

78

jewellery

1826

90

Surjit Kumar Gupta

$1.5 B

78

electrical equipment

1827

91

R.G. Chandramogan

$1.5 B

71

dairy

1846

92

Arvind Lal

$1.5 B

71

medical diagnostics

1848

93

Basudeo Singh

$1.5 B

80

pharmaceuticals

1889

94

Anurang Jain

$1.5 B

58

auto parts

1899

95

Harindarpal Banga

$1.5 B

70

commodities

1914

96

Sushilkumar Parekh

$1.4 B

87

adhesives

2047

97

Girdhari Lal Bawri

$1.3 B

73

pharmaceuticals

2047

98

Banwari Lal Bawri

$1.3 B

67

pharmaceuticals

2047

99

Rajendra Agarwal

$1.3 B

61

pharmaceuticals

2055

100

Niranjan Hiranandani

$1.3 B

70

real estate

2064

101

Ravi Pillai

$1.3 B

67

construction

2066

102

Rajju Shroff

$1.3 B

87

agrochemicals

2071

103

Subhash Runwal

$1.3 B

77

real estate

2076

104

Ranjan Pai

$1.3 B

48

education

2078

105

Shamsheer Vayalil

$1.3 B

43

healthcare

2086

106

Mangal Prabhat Lodha

$1.3 B

65

real estate

2103

107

Pradip Burman

$1.2 B

78

consumer goods

2133

108

Balkrishan Goenka

$1.2 B

54

textiles

2143

109

Radha Vembu

$1.2 B

48

technology

2159

110

Sachin Bansal

$1.2 B

39

flipkart

2180

111

Hemendra Kothari

$1.2 B

74

Financial Services

2184

112

Mofatraj Munot

$1.2 B

76

real estate

2193

113

T.S. Kalyanaraman

$1.2 B

73

jewelry

2207

114

Radhe Shyam Goenka

$1.2 B

74

consumer goods

2207

115

Radhe Shyam Agarwal

$1.2 B

75

consumer goods

2240

116

Murli Dhar & Bimal Kumar Gyanchandani

$1.1 B

unknown

Detergents

2251

117

Binny Bansal

$1.1 B

38

flipkart

2289

118

Nirmal Minda

$1.1 B

63

auto parts

2312

119

Analjit Singh

$1.0 B

66

healthcare


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