Business scenario is constantly changing all over the world and equally fast in India. If you are interested to know who rules the entrepreneurial domain in India, here are the top 10 businessmen in India.
1 Mukesh Ambani
Chairman: Reliance Industries
Current Net Worth: $54.3 Billion
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian businessman, the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable company by its market value.
2 Azim Premji
Founder: Wipro Limited
Current Net Worth: $17 billion
Azim Premji is the second richest person of India and is referred to as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. He is an Indian billionaire, business tycoon, investor, philanthropist and currently the chairman of India’s third largest software company Wipro Limited.
3. Lakshmi Mittal
Current Net Worth: $13.9 Billion
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is an Indian steel magnate, based in the United Kingdom. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. Mittal owns 38% of ArcelorMittal and holds an 11% stake in Queens Park Rangers F.C.
4 Hinduja Family
Chairman: Hinduja Group
Current Net Worth: $17.7 Billion
The Hinduja Group is an Indian conglomerate company based in Mumbai, India. They are involved in a wide range of activities including foundries, import export, trading, motor vehicles, banking, call centres and healthcare.
5. Pallonji Mistry
Chairman: Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry
Current Net Worth: $16.2 Billion
Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry is an Indian billionaire construction tycoon and chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group who is an Irish citizen since 2003. According to Forbes, his wealth is estimated to be US$20.1 billion as of January 2019.
6. Shiv Nadar
Current Net worth: $15.1 Billion
Shiv Nadar is an Indian billionaire industrialist and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. Nadar founded HCL in the mid-1970s and transformed the IT hardware company into an IT enterprise over the next three decades by constantly reinventing his company’s focus.
7. Godrej Family
Founder: Smita Crishna
Current Net Worth: $14 Billion
The Godrej family is an Indian Gujarati-speaking Zororastrian Parsi family that manages and largely owns the Godrej Group, a conglomerate founded by Ardeshir Godrej and his brother Pirojsha Burjorji.
8. Dilip Sanghvi
Founder: Sun Pharma
Current Net Worth: $7.5 Billion
Dilip Shanghvi is an Indian billionaire businessman and one of the country’s richest people. He founded Sun Pharmaceuticals. The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2016. India Today magazine ranked him #8th in India’s most powerful people of 2017 list.
9. Kumar Managalam Birla
Chairman: Aditya Birla Group
Current Net Worth : $11.9 Billion
Kumar Mangalam Birla is an Indian billionaire industrialist, and the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the largest conglomerates in India.
10. Gautam Shantilal Adani
Chairman: Adani Group
Current Net Worth: $9.9 Billion
Gautam Shantilal Adani is an Indian billionaire industrialist who is the chairman and founder of the Adani Group — an Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India. Adani is the president of the Adani Foundation, which is primarily led by his wife, Priti Adani.