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These are the top ten richest women in India, according to Hurun Rich List

These are the top ten richest women in India, according to Hurun Rich List
  • There are only 40 women in IIFL Hurun’s Rich List 2020 — including Smita V Crishna, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Manju D Gupta, and Leena Gandhi Tewari.
  • The richest woman in India is 69-year old Smita V Crishna, who’s the third-generation heir to the billion-dollar Godrej empire.
  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is the second richest woman in India and has seen over 70% increase in her wealth during COVID-19.
India produces most billionaires in the world after the US and China. However, women billionaires are few and far between. As of now, 828 people own more than ₹1,000 crore wealth — and only 5% of them are women, according to Hurun’s Rich List 2020.

The richest woman in India is 69-year old Smita V Crishna, who’s the third-generation heir to the billion-dollar Godrej empire. She’s worth ₹32,400 crore — which is equivalent to 5% of what Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man is worth.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is the second richest woman in India and has seen over 70% increase in her wealth during COVID-19.

There are only 40 women in IIFL Hurun’s latest rich list 2020 — including Smita V Crina, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Manju D Gupta, and Leena Gandhi Tewari. And, none of them feature in the top 25 richest individuals in India, according to the Hurun Rich List 2020

Moreover, the number of women billionaires has reduced significantly from 152 in 2019 to 40 this year. Here’s the list of top ten women billionaires in India -


Smita V Crishna

Smita V Crishna
Godrej

Wealth: ₹32,400 crore

Company: Godrej

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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
BCCL

Wealth: ₹31,600 crore

Company: Biocon

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Manju D Gupta & Family

Manju D Gupta & Family
Lupin

Wealth: ₹21,900 crore

Company: Lupin

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Leena Gandhi Tewari

Leena Gandhi Tewari
BCCL

Wealth: ₹14,000 crore

Company: USV

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Radha Vembu

Radha Vembu
Zoho

Wealth: ₹12,000 crore

Company: Zoho

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Jayshree Ullal

Jayshree Ullal
Wikipedia

Wealth: ₹9,100 crore

Company: Arista Networks

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Renu Munjal

Renu Munjal
Hero

Wealth: ₹7,900 crore

Company: Hero Motocorp

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Anu Aga & family

Anu Aga & family
Wikipedia

Wealth: 6,200 crore

Company: Thermax

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Falguni Nayar

Falguni Nayar
BCCL

Wealth: ₹5,400 crore

Company: Nykaa

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