Mukesh Ambani is richer than the Hindujas and Azim Premji put together


  • Reliance Industries’ chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the Hurun rich list for the eight time in a row.
  • Mukesh Ambani is worth as much as ₹380,700 crore.
  • He is also worth more than the country’s second and third richest --SP Hinduja family and Azim Premji, respectively.
Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is worth as much as ₹380,700 crore. Not only does that make him the richest man in India, he is also worth more than the country’s second and third richest who are --SP Hinduja family and Azim Premji, respectively. This is according to a new rich list compiled by Hurun Research Institute.

Reliance Industries’ chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the Hurun rich list for the eight time in a row.

The owners of oil-to-banking Hinduja group, SP Hinduja and family control a wealth of ₹186,500 crore. A few months back, Hindujas were in the running to acquire Jet Airways, but the deal fell through.

The third richest person is Azim Premji, the former chairman of technology major Wipro, is worth ₹117,100 crore.

As many as 953 new names were added to the list, which has increased by 122 people from last year.

Here are the top 10 richest people in India, according to the list.

RankNameWealth (₹ crore)Company
1Mukesh Ambani380,700Reliance Industries
2SP Hinduja & family186,500Hinduja
3Azim Premji117,100Wipro
4LN Mittal & family107,300ArcelorMittal
5Gautam Adani & family94,500Adani Ports & SEZ
6Uday Kotak94,100Kotak Mahindra Bank
7Cyrus S Poonawalla88,800Serum Institute of India
8Cyrus Pallonji Mistry76,800Shapoorji Pallonji
8Shapoor Pallonji Mistry76,800Shapoorji Pallonji
10Dilip Shanghvi71,500Sun Pharmaceutical Industries

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