In 2022, there is a significant rise in Billionaires in India, and Their Net Worth increased dramatically, especially among the Top 10 Billionaires in India 2024. Some of the Richest Businessman in India is also on the list of the top richest person in the world. If we compare last year there were 140 billionaires and the total number of Indian billionaires In 2024 rise to 166 almost 25% growth.
After Covid-19 the top 10 list was totally changed you can find new entries like Cyrus Poonawalla whose source of wealth was raised from Covid-19 Vaccines.
|List of Top 10 Billionaires in India 2024
No one ever imagined that Gowtam Adani can overtake Ambani to become the richest man in India with a 25x growth rate in past few years.
Report Generated by Anas Rahman Junaid, MD, and chief researcher, Hurun India states that "India also gave a new number two, Gautam Adani, to the Hurun Global Rich List. Adani’s gains also helped boost the overall wealth of the Indian billionaires."
Only Adani and Ambani have a total wealth of nearly ₹32 lakh crore, which is nearly 60% of the total wealth of the top ten richest people in India.
So, now let's get a complete list of the 10 richest people in India and their Net worth in 2024.
1. Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani's source of wealth is very diversified starting from Mundra Port, which is the largest in Gujarat to spreading across sectors like power generation and transmission, real estate, commodities, and infrastructure.
So, Gautam Adani becomes 2nd richest person in World and became India's Richest Person also Asia's Richet person with a net worth of $134.7 billion.
2. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani is second in the top 10 lists with a Net Worth of $100.0 billion. The founder and chairman of Reliance Industries have his interests in petrochemicals, oil and gas, retail, and telecom.
3. Cyrus Poonawalla
Cyrus Poonawalla’s net worth is $25.8 billion the 3rd richest person in India in 2024. He founded the Serum Institute of India in 1966, which is today the largest vaccine maker in the world in terms of doses.
4. Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar is the 4th among India’s richest billionaires with his wealth estimated at $28.7 billion in 2022 and cofounder of HCL ranks
5. Radhakishan Damani
Radhakishan Damani estimated their Net Worth is $20.2 billion in 2022. The Person behind the success of Avenue Supermarket became the retail king of the country and the company popularly known as Dmart.
6. Lakshmi Mittal
The sixth rank in the list of India’s richest persons in 2022 is scored by Lakshmi Mittal who has a net worth of $182 billion. He is the chairman of ArcelorMittal, the largest steel and mining company in the world in terms of output.
7. Savitri Jindal
With their $19.9 billion net worth in 2022, Savitri Jindal and family occupy the seventh position among the richest persons in India.
8. Kumar Birla
Kumar Birla is the eighth richest person in India with his $17.5 billion net worth in 2022. Known as the commodities king, he is the head of the Aditya Birla Group making $46 billion in revenue.
9. Dilip Shanghvi
Dilip Shanghvi’s $16.3 billion net worth places him in the ninth position among the country’s richest persons in 2022. In 1983, his father gave him $200 to start Sun Pharma manufacturing psychiatric drugs.
10. Uday Kotak
The tenth place in the list of India’s top 10 richest persons is occupied by Sunil Mittal with his $15.3 billion net worth. Founder and chairperson of Bharti Enterprises, Sunil Bharti Mittal, a first-generation entrepreneur is the owner of India's second-largest telecom company – Bharti Airtel.
Note: All the Above Information is collected on Apr 2022.
Top 10 Billionaires in India 2022
Following are the Top 10 Richest Person in India according to Forbes 2022 list.
- Gautam Adani
- Mukesh Ambani
- Cyrus S Poonawalla
- Shiv Nadar
- Radhakishan Damani
- Lakshmi Mittal
- Savitri Jindal
- Kumar Birla
- Dilip Shanghvi
- Uday Kotak
Finally, India's richest man list of 10 are listed above in which many of them even ranking substantially among the richest persons in the world.
Net Wealth is not fixed and fluctuates under volatile market conditions, especially for most billionaires due to their stake and invested amount in publicly traded stocks. So, above is the latest ranking of the 10 richest persons in India in 2022 as per ‘The World’s Real Time Billionaires 2022’ published by Forbes.
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