Meet the top 10 richest Person in India

Year on year, Forbes announces the list of richest persons in the world. The recent list had taken into account 2,208 billionaires from different parts of the world.

Among them, 121 people from India made the list. With this, the wealthy Indians make up the third largest group of richest persons in the world after the US and China. Here is the list of top 10 richest people in India.

Mukesh Ambani


Listed as the richest Indian for the 11th consecutive year by the Forbes Magazine, Mukesh Ambani is the richest person of the country with a net worth of $47.3 billion. Chief of the Reliance Industries (RIL), he has also made the biggest earnings in 2018 which added $9.3 billion to his wealth due to the continuous success of the Jio broadband telecom services launched by him.

Azim Premji

Azim Premji, the founder chairman of Wipro retains the second place among the richest men in India. Valued at $21 billion, he added $2 billion to his wealth in 2018.

Lakshmi Mittal


Lakshmi Mittal, the chairman of ArcelorMittal stepped up to the third place from the fourth one recently with his net worth estimated at $18.3 billion. He grew his wealth by $1.8 billion in 2018. Mittal supplies steel to one among four cars of the world.

Hinduja brothers

Fourth in the list, the net worth of Hinduja brothers is at $18 billion. Brother Prakash operates from Geneva and Ashok operates from Mumbai. The family empire is overseen by Sri Chand and Gopichand.

Pallonji Mistry

Pallonji Mistry has a net worth of $15.7 billion positioned at the fifth spot of richest persons in India. He is the largest shareholder in Tata Sons. His sons Cyrus and Shapoor have 50 percent stake in their family held company Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) group.

Shiv Nadar

Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL has a net worth of $14.6 billion. His only daughter Roshni Nadar is the Vice-chairman of HCL Tech which is an $8.2 billion group.

Godrej family

With its net worth of $14 billion, Godrej family is the seventh richest in India. Adi Godrej, the patriarch of the company which is 120 years old chose to assume the mentoring role last year by staying away from the daily operations of the company.

Dilip Sanghvi

Dilip Sanghvi, the founder and managing director of Sun Pharma is placed eighth in the list of richest people in India. His net worth is $12.6 billion.

Kumar Mangalam Birla

Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of Aditya Birla Group has a net worth of $12.5 billion and hence he occupies the ninth position in the list of India’s richest persons.

Gautam Adani

Occupying the 10th spot in the list of richest Indians, Gautam Adani has a net worth of $11.9 billion. He is the founder chairman of the Adani Group which is the largest operator of ports in India.