Latest ranking released by Forbes on Top 10 Richest Person in India 2015. Accordingly, Mukesh Ambani grabbed the top after being the second in the former list. Though number of Indians in World’s Billionaire’s list has increased but ranking of Richest Indian has dropped. Check the list of Top 10 Richest Person in India with their estimated net worth and brief detail about their source of Income.
Where They Rank: 1st in India & 39th in World
About: Mukesh Ambani is back as Richest Person in India. With net worth of $19 Billion, he is first in list. Once he was on third position in World with more than 40 Billion net worth, but decline in share price of Reliance has hit him hard and his wealth reduced to half since then. Having said that Mukesh Ambani is one of the finest Business person in India who inherited company from Legendary Dhirubhai Ambani and took it to new heights.
He has a net worth of $18 billion.
Where They Rank: 2nd in India & 44nd in World
About: Dilip Shanghvi: Dilip Shanghvi is now the second richest person in India slipping behind Mukesh Ambani who gets back on top again. Founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Most Valuable Indian Drug Company. He is self made Billionaire and now top in Rich List in India.
He has a net worth of $15.9 billion.
Where They Rank: 3rd in India & 48th in World
About: Founder of Wipro Technologies, one of the largest IT company in India. Inherited an Edible Oil company from his father with the same name Wipro and turned it into third largest Outsource Company in India. He is 3rd Richest Person in India and 48th in world.
He has a net worth of $14.8 billion.
Where They Rank: 4th in India & 69 in World
About: 90 Year Old company run by 4 brothers together. Some of the big names in Hinduja Group are Ashok Leland, IndusInd Bank, Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd, Hinduja Tech Limited. Company has its presence in many countries and almost everywhere they are profitable.
He has a net worth of $14.7 billion.
Where They Rank: 5th in India & 55 in World
About: Pallonji Mistry’s construction giant, Shapoorji Pallonji Group, run by older son Shapoor, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Its real estate arm recently partnered with Standard Chartered Private Equity, the International Finance Corp. and the Asian Development Bank in a $200 million venture to build 20,000 affordable homes. Mistry’s biggest source of wealth remains his 18.4% stake in Tata Sons, the holding company for the $109 billion (revenues) Tata Group, chaired by younger son Cyrus.
He has a net worth of $12.9 billion.
Where They Rank: 6th in India & 66th in World
About: Shiv Nadar, the 6th Richest Person in India is co-founder of HCL group, a computer software and hardware based company in India. It’s flagship outfit HCL Technolgy is rising to a new high with shares soaring which helped him increase his net worth. He is another Self Made Indian Billionaire.
They have a net worth of $11.4 billion.
Where They Rank: 8th in India
About: 118 Year old Consumer Goods Conglomerate, runs by Godrej Family. Company is one of the most trusted brands in India. 9 member of the family are busy in running company which is chaired by Adi Godrej.
He has a net worth of $11.2 billion.
Where They Rank: 8th in India & 88th in World
About: Another Billionaire whose net worth has declined significantly in last few years. He is still 8thth richest person in India with net worth more than 12 Billion. Last couple of years had been rough for Commodity market and his Arcelor Mittal, the Steel manufacturing company reported net loss of $1 Billion in 2014.
He has a net worth of $7.9 billion.
Where They Rank: 9th in India
About: Cyrus Poonawalla’s privately-owned Serum Institute of India is the world’s largest vaccine producer making 1.3 billion doses annually in its factory in Pune. He rose from 295th Richest in 2014 to 9th Richest Person in India in 2015.
He has a net worth of $7.8 billion.
Where They Rank: 10th in India
About: Since he took the charge of Birla group, company rose to new high. Though he had some set back last year with his name included in charge sheet filed by CBI in Coal Scam case. Hindalco’s mining lease has been cancelled but it did not stop Kumar Birla from entering in the list of Richest Person in India. Idea Cellular is also the part of Birla group whose revenue is increasing significantly.