Meet India's top 10 Businessmen in 2019

Business scenario is constantly changing all over the world and equally fast in India. If you are interested to know who rules the entrepreneurial domain in India, here are the top 10 businessmen in India.

1. Mukesh Ambani
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani with his wife Nita Ambani at the solo art exhibition titled "A Tale Untold", in Mumbai on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.Photo)

Ruling the petrochemicals, oil and gas sector in India, Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of $47.3 B. He is the chairman of $90 B enterprise in the giant of Oil and Gas domain called as Reliance Industries. Reliance also is one of the leaders in the telecom market in India that serves more than 300 million customers with free domestic calls, cheap data services and free smartphones.

2. Azim Premji

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Azim Premji’s net worth is $21 B and he is one of the leaders in the software services in India. He is a popular tech magnet in the country. His outsourcing firm Wipro is the third largest in India. His innovation center in Silicon Valley develops new technologies and collaborates with startup businesses.


3. Lakshmi Mittal
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The third richest man in India, Lakshmi Mittal has a net worth of $18.3 B. He is a leader in the steel industry in India. He is the CEO of the world’s biggest steel manufacturing company Arcelor Mittal. In November 2018, his firm completed the $2.1 billion acquisition of Ilva, Italy’s steel group.

4. Hinduja brothers
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Hinduja brothers, the fourth richest persons in India with a net worth of $18 B own establishments with diversified interests dealing with lubricants, banking and cabling industries.


5. Pallonji Mistry
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Pallonji Mistry is the fifth richest businessman in India with a net worth of $15.7 B. he controls Shapoorji Pallonji Group, the construction company based in Mumbai. His family also own an 18.4% stake in Tata Sons that holds an outfit of $100 billion in Tata Group.


6. Shiv Nadar
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With a net worth of $14.6 B, Shiv Nadar is the sixth richest entrepreneur in India. A pioneer in the IT sector of India, Shiv Nadar is the cofounder of the HCL starting initially with the production of calculators and microprocessors. Today, HCL Technologies is an $8.2 billion company in the country.

7. Godrej family
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The seventh place among the richest businessmen in India goes to Godrej family. With a net worth of $14 B, the Godrej family controls the Godrej Group which is a giant player in the consumer goods segment in India.

8. Dilip Shanghvi
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The net worth of Dilip Shanghvi is $12.6 B. A leading player in the pharmaceuticals industry, Dilip Shanghvi chairs the India’s largest pharmaceutical establishment and the world’s fourth largest specialty drugs manufacturing company Sun Pharmaceutical Industries.


9. Kumar Birla
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Kumar Birla with a net worth of $12.5 B is the head of Aditya Birla Group dealing with diversified offerings namely cement, aluminium, telecom and financial services. In 2018, his firm Idea Cellular acquired Vodafone India, India’s largest telecom firm.

10. Gautam Adani
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With a net worth of $11.9 B, Gautam Adani is the tenth richest businessman in India. Dealing with commodities, power generation and transmission and infrastructure, Gautam Adani is a ports Tycoon who controls Mundra Port, the largest port of India in Gujarat.

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