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2017 India Top 50 Richest

The top 50 richest people in India in 2017 have a combined estimated net worth of more than $374 billion, in the Forbes report released in 2018.

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, top the list with an estimated net worth of $38 billion. Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro (one of the largest IT company in the world), is 2nd on the list with $19 billion. Hinduja family, who runs Hinduja Group (one of the world’s largest manufacturer of buses and trucks), is 3rd on the list with $18.4 billion.

Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman of ArcelorMittal (the world’s largest steel producer) and Pallonji Mistry, the Chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group (business conglomerate), rounded up the top 5 richest people in India with $16.5 billion and $16 billion respectively.

Top 5 Richest in India:

RankNameNet Worth (USD)AgeSourceCompany
1Mukesh Ambani$38 B61petrochemicals, oil & gasReliance Industries
2Azim Premji$19 B72software servicesWipro Limited
3Hinduja family$18.4 BdiversifiedHinduja Group
4Lakshmi Mittal$16.5 B67steelArcelorMittal
5Pallonji Mistry$16 B89constructionShapoorji Pallonji Group

 

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The Richest: Mukesh Ambani with $38 Billion, Reliance Industries

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Top 50 Total Net Worth: $374 Billion

The Average Age: 67.2 Years Old

The Oldest Age: 91 Years Old ($3.3 Billion, Samprada Singh, Alkem Laboratories – the 5th pharmaceutical company in India)

The Youngest Age: 44 Years Old ($3.1 Billion, Sameer Gehlaut, Indiabulls Group – the 3rd largest real estate company)

 

2017 India Top 50 Richest:

RankNameNet worth (USD)AgeSourceCompany
1Mukesh Ambani$38 B61petrochemicals, oil & gasReliance Industries
2Azim Premji$19 B72software servicesWipro Limited
3Hinduja family$18.4 BdiversifiedHinduja Group
4Lakshmi Mittal$16.5 B67steelArcelorMittal
5Pallonji Mistry$16 B89constructionShapoorji Pallonji Group
6Godrej family$14.2 BGodrej GroupGodrej Group
7Shiv Nadar$13.6 B72software servicesHCL, Shiv Nadar Foundation
8Kumar Birla$12.6 B50commoditiesAditya Birla Group
9Dilip Shanghvi$12.1 B62pharmaceuticalsSun Pharmaceuticals
10Gautam Adani$11 B55commodities, infrastructureAdani Group
11Uday Kotak$10.5 B59bankingKotak Mahindra Bank
12Radhakishan Damani$9.3 B63investments, retailD-Mart
13Cyrus Poonawalla$8.9 B77vaccinesPoonawalla Group
14Sunil Mittal$8.3 B60telecomBharti Enterprises
15Bajaj Family$8 BMotorcyclesBajaj Group
16Savitri Jindal$7.5 B68steelJindal Steel & Power Limited
17Vikram Lal$7.2 B76motorcyclesEicher Motors
18Benu Gopal Bangur$6.6 B87cementShree Cement
19Acharya Balkrishna$6.55 B45consumer goodsPatanjali Ayurved
20Burman family$6.5 Bconsumer goodsDabur India
21Subhash Chandra$6 B67mediaEssel Group
22Pankaj Patel$5.9 B65pharmaceuticalsCadila Healthcare
23Vivek Chaand Sehgal$5.85 B61auto partsSamvardhana Motherson Group
24Kushal Pal Singh$5.7 B86real estateDLF Limited
25Nusli Wadia$5.6 B74consumer productsWadia Group
26Ajay Piramal$5.2 B62pharmaceuticalsPiramal Group
27M.A. Yusuff Ali$5 B62retailLuLu Group
28Madhukar Parekh$4.75 B72AdhesivesPidilite Industries
29Kalanithi Maran$4.55 B52mediaSun Group
30Pawan Munjal$4.5 B64motorcyclesHero MotoCorp
31Kapil & Rahul Bhatia$4.4 BairlinesInterGlobe Aviation, IndiGo
32Micky Jagtiani$4.3 B66retailLandmark Group
33Harsh Mariwala$4.2 B67consumer goodsMarico
34B.R. Shetty$3.9 B76healthcareNMC Healthcare
35Ravi Pillai$3.8 B64constructionRP Group
36Mangal Prabhat Lodha$3.75 B62real estateLodha Group
37Kuldip Singh & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra$3.7 BpaintsBerger Paints
38Karsanbhai Patel$3.6 B74consumer goodsNirma Group
39Ashwin Dani$3.5 B75paintsAsian Paints Ltd
40Gupta family$3.45 BpharmaceuticalsLupin
41Shashi & Ravi Ruia$3.4 BdiversifiedEssar Group
42Sudhir & Samir Mehta$3.35 BdiversifiedTorrent Pharmaceuticals
43Samprada Singh$3.3 B91PharmaAlkem Laboratories
44Anil Agarwal$3.2 B64mining, metalsVedanta Resources Plc.
45Anil Ambani$3.15 B59diversifiedReliance Group
46P.V. Ramprasad Reddy$3.14 B60pharmaceuticalsAurobindo Pharma
47Baba Kalyani$3.13 B69engineeringBharat Forge
48Vinod & Anil Rai Gupta$3.11 B72electrical equipmentHavells India
49Sameer Gehlaut$3.1 B44financeIndiabulls
50Hasmukh Chudgar$3.05 B84pharmaceuticalsIntas Pharmaceuticals

 

*Data 4th October 2017

Source: Caproasia Institute, Forbes

 

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