Meet Top 10 Young Businessmen In India

No single factor can make a man successful and rich. Opportunities, acumen and luck will have to play together to decide the professional as well as financial success of an individual. Becoming a successful businessman and a rich fellow in young years is no simple achievement. Here is a list of top 10 young businessmen in India.

1. Vijay Shekar Sharma
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Paytm's parent One97 Communications, speaks during the launch of a Citibank and Paytm credit card in Mumbai, India, May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Aged 40 years, Vijay Shekar Sharma is the youngest awe inspiring businessman in India. With a net worth of $2.15 billion, he is the founder of Paytm, the mobile wallet concept. Following demonetization, Paytm notched about 300 million users and 12 million transactions in a day.

2. Shamsheer Vayalil

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At an age of just 42, Shamsheer Vayalil has a net worth of $1.54 billion. Born in a business family in Kerala, he started just one hospital in Abu Dhabi with the support of his wealthy father-in-law. Today he owns a network of hospitals under the brand name VPS Healthcare besides the Rockland Hospital Chain in Delhi.
3. Sameer Gehlaut

With a net worth of $4.2 billion, the 45 year old Sameer Gehlaut created the Indiabulls Housing Finance which is the second biggest mortgage lender in the nation. Starting the online brokerage firm Indiabulls in 1999, Gehlaut eventually swept the real estate industry of Mumbai thereby raising his fortune to great heights.
4. Acharya Balkrishna

Aged 46 years, with a net worth of $4.8 billion, Acharya Balkrishna gets his fortune from the consumer goods giant Patanjali Ayurved. Owning 98.6% stake in this company, he has steered the growth of this firm to make an annual revenue of $1.6 billion.
5. Ranjan Pai

At an age of 46, Ranjan Pai has created a net worth of $1.6 billion. He controls the Manipal Group which owns six college and 16 hospitals doing a phenomenal job in the education and healthcare sectors. The group’s Manipal University has moe than 100,000 students and the overseas campuses are located in Malaysia, Antigua, Dubai and Nepal.

6. Vikas Oberoi

The sixth youngest businessman in the list, Vikas Oberoi has a net worth of $1.8 billion at his 48th year. He controls the Oberoi Realty based in Mumbai. The firm is popular for its high end condos built in the suburban areas. He is at present creating a mall, hotel and full serviced apartments in Mumbai.

7. Kumar Birla

Aditya Birla Group Chairman, Kumar Mangalam Birla, announces the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase Aleris Corporation, in Mumbai on Thursday, July 26, 2018.Photo)
At an age of 51 years, Kumar Birla has made a net worth of $12.5 billion. The head of Aditya Birla Group reported with $44.3 billion, the group is a top player in the cement, aluminum and telecom domains. Kumar Birla inherited his fortune from his father Aditya Birla upon his death in 1995.


8. Sridhar Vembu

The 51 years old Sridhar Vembu has a net worth of $1.56 billion. He is the owner of the private firm Zoho the manufacturer of cloud based software for businesses. With its 35 million users across the world, the company champions about 40 flagship apps.
9. Kalanithi Maran


The 53 years aged Kalanithi Maran has a net worth of $3.75 billion. Son of a famed politician in Tamil Nadu, Kalanithi Maran is the mastermind behind the Sun TV Network started in 1993. Today this is a favorite channel for over 95 million households. The TV is also reaching 27 countries worldwide.
10. Jitendra Virwani

Jitendra Virwani is the tenth youngest businessman in India aged 53 years and reporting a net worth of $ 2.35 billion. Based in Bengaluru, his Embassy Property Development Park is the biggest office parks developer in Bengaluru. The company has some prestigious multinational tenants like Google, IBM and Warburg Pincus.