It is a no hidden fact that Gujarat and Gujarati people continue to be at the forefront of India’s economic development. While the global economy may be feeling the jitters, the Gujarati businessmen have been able to maintain consistent growth rate in the companies they are leading.
Undoubtedly, there's an inherent spirit of adventure and entrepreneurship in Gujaratis that has led to their phenomenal success as a community in all their adopted lands. Let’s take a look at top 10 Gujarati billionaires.Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, controls one of the world’s biggest oil refining complex at Jamnagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat, with capacity to process 1.24 million bpd of crude. Earlier in October, for the fifth year in a row, Mukesh retained the top spot as India’s wealthiest man with a net worth of $21 billion, despite his fortune falling for the third year in a row, according to global business magazine Forbes’ annual ranking of 100 wealthiest Indians. Mukesh was born on 19 April 1957 to Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani. He is not only admired among the head honchos of India Inc for leadership, he has also received high praise from Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, has been all praise to Mukesh Ambani for putting the state on global map.