Top 10 Richest People in India

Who are India’s ten wealthiest people? It is a question one may often ponder about, given the exponential boost that Indian economy is experiencing. 186 Indians in all, up from 169 last year, have made it into Forbes’ March 2024 World’s Billionaires list. Here are the top 10 richest persons of India.

  • Mukesh Ambani – $117.5B
  • Gautam Adani – $84.8B
  • Shiv Nadar – $36.7B
  • Savitri Jindal & Family – $31.5B
  • Dilip Sanghvi – $25.8B
  • Cyrus Poonawalla – $21.8B
  • Kushal Pal Singh – $21.3B
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla – $19.6B
  • RadhaKishan Damani – $17.2B
  • Lakshmi Mittal – $16.4B

1. Mukesh Ambani

The richest person from India is Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani. He is not only the managing director but also the chairman of Reliance Industries. He is the richest person in Asia and the ninth richest in the world, with an estimated net worth of $117.5 billion.

2. Gautam Adani

Indian billionaire business entrepreneur Gautam Shantilal Adani is the founder and chairman of the Adani Group. With a net worth of almost $84.8 billion, Gautam Adani is the 17th richest person in the world and the second richest person in India.

3. Shiv Nadar

In addition to being the chairman of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, he founded and supervised HCL Technologies. With an estimated net worth of $36.7 billion, Shiv Nadar is ranked third among India’s wealthiest billionaires.

4. Savitri Jindal & Family

Savitri Devi Jindal is an Indian politician and business magnate. She is the O.P. Jindal Group’s chairperson. The Jindal family’s projected net worth as of March 2024 is $31.5 billion. JSW Steel, Jindal Steel & Power, JSW Energy, Jindal Saw, etc. are managed by the OP Jindal Group.

5. Dilip Sanghvi

One of the richest persons in India is billionaire businessman Dilip Shanghvi. He established Sun Pharmaceuticals which is situated in Vapi in his native state of Gujarat. Shanghvi is predicted to have a net worth of $25.8 billion, which makes him the fifth richest person in India.

6. Cyrus Poonawalla

Cyrus Poonawalla is the chairman and managing director of the Cyrus Poonawalla Group, which includes a global leader in vaccine manufacturing, Serum Institute of India. With a $21.8 billion net worth, he is listed as the sixth richest person in India.

7. Kushal Pal Singh

Kushal Pal Singh is not only the chairman but also the chief executive officer of DLF Limited, a real estate development company. His current net worth is projected to be approximately $21.3 billion.

8. Kumar Mangalam Birla

Kumar Mangalam Birla is the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the country’s biggest conglomerates. With an estimated net worth of US billion, he ranks eighth among India’s richest people.

9. RadhaKishan Damani

Indian billionaire investor and businessman Radhakishan Shivkishan Damani has founded and is serving as chairman of Dmart. His projected net worth is $17.2 billion USD.

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10. Lakshmi Mittal

Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi Niwas Mittal resides in the United Kingdom. In addition to serving as chairman of Aperam, a firm that manufactures stainless steel, he is executive chairman of ArcelorMittal, the second-largest steelmaker in the world. Lakshmi Mittal’s net worth is expected to be approximately $16.4 billion.

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