Forbes Top 10 Richest Indian Billionaires, here’s the complete list

Do you ever wonder how people become rich? There are many different ways to become rich. If you are born rich, then it is the easiest way to become rich. If you marry a rich person, you would reap the benefits and become rich overnight. These cases don’t really impress or inspire anyone but the rags and riches stories do. By virtue of hard work, willpower, long-term vision, one can become rich.

Also, one must constantly keep on fighting, come what may. Everyone wishes to touch the altitude of success. There is no one who wants to lead a modest life. Though we all dream of being successful, very few of us get to taste success. They build a better foundation for themselves by bettering themselves from what they are now. Their aim is not to be better than anyone else but to be better than they used to be.

“In a challenging year, which saw the rupee taking a tumble, the country’s 100 richest collectively managed to hold their own. Moreover, new billionaires continue to be minted, which indicates that India’s entrepreneurial energy is upbeat as ever,” said Naazneen Karmali, India Editor of Forbes Asia.

Forbes’s has unveiled its annual list of India’s 100 richest businessmen. Let’s take a glimpse of the ten richest Indian billionaires.

#10. Gautam Adani

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Gautam Adani stands 10th on the richest Indian billionaires’ list. He is the founder of Adani Ports % SEZ. His net worth is $11.9 billion. 

#9. Kumar Birla 

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Kumar Birla is the chairman of Aditya Birla Group. His net worth is $12.5 billion

#8. Dilip Shanghvi

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Dilip Shanghavi comes 8th on the list. He is the founder of Sun pharmaceutical industry. His net worth is $12.6 billion. 

#7. Godrej family

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‘Godrej’ is one of the most famous brands in India. Their company name is Godrej group. Godrej family’s net worth is $14 billion.

#6. Shiv Nadar Shapoorji 

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Shiv Nadar Shapoorji is the founder of the famous HCL Technologies. His net worth is $14. 6 billion.

#5. Pallonji Mistry 

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Pallonji’s Mistry net worth saw a steady decline from $16 billion in 2017 to $15.7 billion in 2018.

#4. Hinduja Brothers

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Hinduja brothers, the founders of the famous Ashok Leyland stands fourth on the list. They dropped one rank to number four this year and their combined wealth declined marginally from $18.4 billion last year. Their current net worth is $18 billion.

#3. Lakshmi Mittal

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Lakshmi Mittal the founder of the company ArcelorMittal. He climbed one spot to No. 3. His wealth rose to $18.3 billion from $16.5 billion in 2017.

#2. Azim Premji

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Azim Premji is the founder of the popular WIPRO company. He retained his No.2 spot on the list by incrementing as many as $2 billion to his net worth making an overall $21 billion. 

#1. Mukesh Ambani 

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Who else? It is Mukesh Ambani again for the 11th straight year! No one in India is even close to his net worth. It’s because of an epic success of his telecom company Reliance Jio, he has enjoyed another $9.3 billion to his wealth. The founder of Reliance Industries’ net worth is $54 billion.

Mukesh Ambani’s growth also puts him among the top 10 richest people in the world and the only Indian to be in the list. Earlier, he was the 20th richest person in the world but now he has made giant strides to get into the Top 10 list.

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.