Top 10 richest people in India as per Hurun List

Mar 17, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Mukesh Ambani

Global rank: 9 | Net worth: $103 billion | Main company: Reliance Industries | Asia’s richest and the only Indian to enter the top 10 in 2022, Ambani registered a 24 percent increase in his wealth, according to the Hurun Global Rich List.

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Gautam Adani and family

Global rank: 12 | Net worth: $81 billion | Main company: Adani Enterprises | With a net addition of $49 billion, Adani added the most amount of wealth in 2022. He added ₹6,000 crore every week over the last year, as per the list.

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Shiv Nadar and family

Global rank: 46 | Net worth: $28 billion | Main company: HCL | Cofounder of HCL Technologies, he is among the largest providers of software services in the country. He has also given away over $662 million to Shiv Nadar Foundation.

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Cyrus Poonawalla

Global rank: 55 | Net worth: $26 billion | Main company: Serum Institute of India | Also known as ‘Vaccine King’, Poonawalla is the richest healthcare billionaire in the world. He registered a 41 percent increase in his wealth last year.

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Lakshmi N Mittal

Global rank: 60 | Net worth: $25 billion | Main company: ArcelorMittal | With a net worth of $25 billion, Mittal is the second richest metal and mining entrepreneur in the world.

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Radhakishan Damani and family

Global rank: 67 | Net worth: $23 billion | Main company: Avenue Supermarts | Also known as ‘ Retail King’, Damani also has stakes in tobacco firm VST and India Cements.

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SP Hinduja and family

Global rank: 67 | Net worth: $23 billion | Main company: Hinduja | Chairperson of the Hinduja Group, he is not only among the richest people in India but has also been ranked among the UK’s wealthiest people as well several times.

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Kumar Mangalam Birla and family

Global rank: 104 | Net worth: $18 billion | Main company: Aditya Birla | At 104 rank, Birla is the richest cement manufacturer in the world. He is also the chancellor of the Birla Institute of Technology and Scienceand the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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Dilip Shanghvi and family

Global rank: 104 | Net worth: $18 billion | Main company: Sun Pharmaceuticals | The Padma Shri award winner in 2016, Shanghvi was also appointed a member of the Reserve Bank of India's 21-member central board committee in 2018.

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Uday Kotak

Global rank: 120 | Net worth: $16 billion | Main company: Kotak Mahindra Bank | With a wealth of $16 million, Uday Kotak is the third richest banker in the world. His wealth saw a change of 270 percent in the last ten years, as per the list.

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