Meet the top 10 richest person in India

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Meet the top 10 richest person in India
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Wealth does not remain static especially during the fluctuating industry scenario today. India has produced several billionaires who occupy a significant number of slots on the list of wealthiest persons in the world today. Here is the list of the top 10 richest persons in India as per their latest real time Forbes data on 10 September 2021.

1. Mukesh Ambani
The wealthiest person in India, Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries occupies the eleventh slot in the world’s richest persons’ list. Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of $94.3 billion. Much of Mukesh’s wealth ensues from the petrochemicals and oil and gas businesses built by his father Dhirubhai Ambani ⁠— a business icon in his own right— but Mukesh is pivoting to more consumer-facing businesses like telecom and retail. Reliance Jio is one of the largest telecom networks in India today and has already raised over $20 billion in recent months and the next leg of fundraising will be for retail.

2. Gautam Adani
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Gautam Adani’s net worth as per the latest forbes records is $71.5 billion. He is the Second richest person in India and ranks 15 on the list of the world’s richest. Apart from Mundra Port, the largest in India, his wealth-generating portfolios include a range of commodities, power generation including renewable energy (like solar farms), and transmission to name a few.

3. Shiv Nadar
With his $29 billion estimated net worth, Shiv Nadar ranks as the third richest person in India. HCL Technologies founded by him is a (₹) 274826 crore (market value) company and one of the largest software services exporters in the world today. With its presence in over 45 countries on the globe, HCL Technologies makes Shiv Nadar claim the 54th slot in the list of world’s richest persons.

4. Radhakishan Damani & Family
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Radhakishan Damani’s net worth of $19.6 billion, which makes him the fourth richest person in India today. He occupies the 101 position in the global rich list. Radhakishan Damani is a veteran Mumbai stock market investor who founded the supermarket chain DMart which went public in 2017, and eventually went on to be the world’s most-valued retail chain for its unique model that makes the holding company Avenue Supermarts more profitable than many of its peers.

5. Lakshmi Mittal
The Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, Sunil Mittal has a net worth of $19.2 billion and ranks as the fifth richest person in India. His wealth status positions him in the 103 place on the world’s richest persons list. He is known for turning sick steel producing companies into profitable ventures across the world. He most recently bagged the bankrupt Essar Steel in India, which was owned by the Ruia family.

6. Cyrus Poonawalla
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Ranked as the 6th wealthiest person in India, Cyrus Poonawalla has a net worth of $18.9 billion. He founded the Serum Institute of India in 1966 and it is today the largest producer of vaccines for measles, influenza and polio. At present, the company is also co-developing two vaccines for COVID-19 and has a significant lead over other similar researches that are underway. In the world’s wealthiest persons list he ranks in the 105th position.

7. Savitri Jindal & Family
Standing at the 117th position in the world and the richest woman in India is Savitri Jindal, the 70-year-old chair of a multibillion dollar conglomerate, who's worth $17.6 billion. India's women billionaires also include the heads of pharmaceutical, software, and consumer goods companies.

8. Uday Kotak
The founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Uday Kotak, occupies the fifth position on the list of India’s richest. With a net worth of $15.1 billion, Kotak takes 143th place on the world’s richest persons’ list.
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9. Kumar Birla
Standing at the 150th position in the world’s richest persons’ list, Kumar Birla has a net worth of $14.6 billion, which makes him the ninth wealthiest person in India. The head of Aditya Birla Group which he inherits for the fourth generation in row, his group is concerned with producing cement and aluminum alongside retail, telecom and financial services.

10. Dilip Shanghvi
The tenth richest person in India is Dilip Shanghvi whose latest net worth is $13.8 billion. The founder of Sun Pharma, Dilip Shanghvi has turned his firm into the largest player in the manufacturing of specialty generic drugs. He has also invested in energy and oil ventures. On the world’s richest persons’ list, he ranks in the 165th position.
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