These 117 Indian billionaires are worth over $300 billion right now, according to Forbes

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  • India has added at least 15 billionaires in the last six months.
  • There are 117 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 Shiv Nadar and Gautam Adani.
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 15 billionaires in the last six months.

According to the Forbes list, there are 117 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 Shiv Nadar and Gautam Adani.

These are 117 billionaires in India right now, according to Forbes real-time billionaires on September 16 —

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Forbes Rich List 2020
Global RankIndia RankNameNet Worth ($ Billion)AgeSource of income
61Mukesh Ambani$88.9 B63Petrochemicals, oil & gas
692Shiv Nadar$19.9 B75Software services
763Gautam Adani$18.7 B58Commodities, ports
1194Radhakishan Damani & family$15.3 B65Retail, investments
1585Cyrus Poonawalla$12 B79Vaccines
1616Uday Kotak$11.5 B61Banking
1917Lakshmi Mittal$9.9 B70Steel
1998Sunil Mittal & family$9.6 B63Telecom
2179Dilip Shanghvi$8.8 B65Pharmaceuticals
22810Kumar Birla$8.6 B53Commodities
27611Azim Premji$7.4 B75Software services
29512Savitri Jindal & family$7.2 B70Steel
31613Kuldip Singh & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra$6.8 BunknownPaints
35214Benu Gopal Bangur$6.3 B89Cement
35315Murali Divi & family$6.3 B69Pharmaceuticals
43316Ashwin Dani$5.3 B78Paints
46717Hasmukh Chudgar$5.0 B87Pharmaceuticals
52318Bajaj brothers$4.7 BunknownDiversified
55219Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw$4.5 B67Biotech
56220Vikram Lal$4.4 B78Motorcycles
57321Pankaj Patel$4.3 B67Pharmaceuticals
57422Kushal Pal Singh$4.3 B89Real Estate
58323Rahul Bajaj$4.3 B82Diversified
58524Mahendra Choksi & family$4.3 B79Paints
59325Kapil & Rahul Bhatia$4.2 BunknownAirlines
62426Nusli Wadia$4.1 B76Consumer Goods
64727Pawan Munjal & family$3.9 B66Motorcycles
66828Abhay Vakil & family$3.9 B70Paints
68629Karsanbhai Patel$3.8 B76Consumer goods
70630M.A. Yusuff Ali$3.7 B65Retail
75331Anil Agarwal & family$3.5 B67Mining, Metals
90032Leena Tewari$3.0 B63Pharmaceuticals
90333Shyam & Hari Bhartia$3.0 B67Diversified
90434Ajay Piramal$3.0 B65Pharmaceuticals
91635P.V. Ramprasad Reddy$2.9 B62Pharmaceuticals
93836Sudhir Mehta$2.9 B66Pharmaceuticals, Power
93937Samir Mehta$2.9 B57Pharmaceuticals, Power
94038Ravi Pillai$2.9 B67Construction
94439N.R. Narayana Murthy$2.9 B74Software services
95640Micky Jagtiani$2.8 B69Retail
99841 Vivek Chand Burman$2.7 B83Consumer goods
99942Chandru Raheja$2.7 B80Real estate
103043Senapathy Gopalakrishnan$2.6 B65Software services
106644Rakesh Jhunjhunwala$2.6 B60Investments
109445Vinod & Anil Rai Gupta$2.5 BunknownElectrical equipment
110246Jitendra Virwani$2.5 B54Real estate
111947Ravi Jaipuria$2.5 B66Soft drinks
116148Vijay Shekhar Sharma$2.3 B42Financial technology
117249Kalanithi Maran$2.3 B55Media
118950Jamshyd Godrej$2.3 B71Consumer goods
118951Adi Godrej$2.3 B78Consumer goods
118952Rishad Naoroji$2.3 B69Consumer goods
118953Smita Crishna-Godrej$2.3 B70Consumer goods
118954Nadir Godrej$2.3 B69Consumer goods
121455Harsh Mariwala$2.3 B69Consumer goods
122456Anand Burman$2.3 B68Consumer goods
126057Shashi & Ravi Ruia$2.2 BunknownDiversified
126558Acharya Balkrishna$2.2 B48Consumer goods
126859Baba Kalyani$2.2 B71Engineering
129660Sanjeev Bikhchandani$2.1 B57Internet
132161Nandan Nilekani$2.1 B65Software services
133062Sunny Varkey$2.1 B63Education
133563Madhukar Parekh$2.1 B73Adhesives
134664Arvind Tiku$2.0 B50Oil & Gas, Investments
138465Salil Singhal$2.0 B73Agrochemicals
138666Mahendra Prasad$2.0 B80Pharmaceuticals
143167Mangal Prabhat Lodha$1.9 B65Real estate
143968Kishore Mariwala$1.9 B85Consumer goods
146469Lachhman Das Mittal$1.9 B90Tractors
147770Arvind Poddar$1.8 B63Tires
148372K. Dinesh$1.8 B66Software services
148972Harsh Goenka$1.8 B63Diversified
151973Sanjiv Goenka$1.8 B59Diversified
154274Yusuf Hamied$1.8 B84Pharmaceuticals
156575Vikas Oberoi$1.7 B50Real estate
157876Chirayu Amin$1.7 B74Pharmaceuticals
158177Abhay Firodia$1.7 B76Automobiles
163078P.P. Reddy$1.6 B63Infrastructure
166979S.D. Shibulal$1.6 B65Software services
167780P.V.Krishna Reddy$1.6 B51Infrastructure
168081Ranjan Pai$1.6 B48Education
168382Amit Burman$1.6 B51Consumer goods
169483G Rajendran$1.5 B78Jewellery
169584Anand Mahindra$1.5 B65Automobiles
175585Rajju Shroff$1.5 B87Agrochemicals
176086Bhadresh Shah$1.5 B69Engineering
176887Basudeo Singh$1.5 B80Pharmaceuticals
177888Harindarpal Banga$1.5 B70Commodities
178289Satish Reddy$1.4 B53Pharmaceuticals
181390Subhash Runwal$1.4 B77Real estate
184191Narendrakumar Parekh$1.4 B82Adhesives
185892G.V. Prasad$1.4 B60Pharmaceuticals
187693Ajay Parekh$1.4 B63Adhesives
188494Sandeep Engineer$1.4 B59Plastic pipes
190895R.G. Chandramogan$1.3 B71Dairy
191896Anurang Jain$1.3 B58Auto parts
191997Devendra Jain$1.3 B91Chemicals
192198Shamsheer Vayalil$1.3 B43Healthcare
192899 Aloke Lohia$1.3 B62Petrochemicals
1939100Girdharilal Bawri$1.3 B73Pharmaceuticals
1939101Banwarilal Bawri$1.3 B67Pharmaceuticals
1939102Rajendra Agarwal$1.3 B61Pharmaceuticals
1949103Niranjan Hiranandani$1.3 B70Real estate
1950104Arvind Lal$1.3 B71Medical diagnostics
2005105Sushilkumar Parekh$1.2 B87Adhesives
2016106Pradip Burman$1.2 B78Consumer goods
2024107Radha Vembu$1.2 B48Technology
2041108Sachin Bansal$1.2 B39Flipkart
2058109Surjit Kumar Gupta$1.2 B78Electrical equipment
2062110Hemendra Kothari$1.2 B74Financial Services
2072111T.S. Kalyanaraman$1.2 B73Jewelry
2075112Mofatraj Munot$1.2 B76Real estate
2113113Murli Dhar & Bimal Kumar Gyanchandani$1.1 BunknownDetergents
2133114Binny Bansal$1.1 B38Flipkart
2174115Radhe Shyam Goenka$1.1 B74Consumer goods
2174116Radhe Shyam Agarwal$1.1 B75Consumer goods
2203117Balkrishan Goenka$1.1 B54Textiles


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