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Top 10 richest Indians in the world

New Delhi: AS on today, India has a higher number of billionaires than it ever had, according to Forbes' annual ranking of billionaires.Forbes magazine announced the annual list of world's richest person on Tuesday (March

India TV Business Desk [ Updated: March 02, 2016 17:47 IST ]
top 10 richest indians in the world
top 10 richest indians in the world

New Delhi: AS on today, India has a higher number of billionaires than it ever had, according to Forbes' annual ranking of billionaires.

Forbes magazine announced the annual list of world's richest person on Tuesday (March 1).

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is leading the pack of 84 Indian billionaires this year.

According to the Forbes, Ambani is the only person who retained his position as richest person of India despite shares of his Reliance Industries, oil and gas giant, taking a hit due to lower oil prices.

The second Indian in the list is Dilip Shanghvi, the Managing Director of Sun Pharmaceuticals. He is ranked 44th in the Forbes list of world's richest persons.

Here goes the list of  top 10 richest Indians in the world :

1. Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh

Net worth: $19.3 billion

Age: 58

Industry: Petrochemicals, oil, and gas

2. Dilip Shanghvi        

Dilip

Net worth: $16.7 billion

Age: 60

Industry: Pharmaceuticals     

3.Azim Premji

Premji

Net worth: $15 billion

Age: 70

Industry: Software Services              

4. Shiv Nadar        

nadar

Net worth: $11.1 billion

Age: 70

Industry: Software Services              

5. Cyrus Poonawalla               

Cyrus

Net worth: $8.5 billion

Age: 74

Industry: Vaccines     

6. Lakshmi Mittal               

Mittal   

Net worth: $8.4 billion

Age: 65

Industry: Steel                       

7. Uday Kotak            

Kotak

Net worth: $6.3 billion

Age: 56

Industry: Banking

8. Kumar Birla      

Kumar Birla

Net worth: $6.1 billion

Age: 48

Industry: Commodities          

9. Sunil Mittal

Sunil

Net worth: $5.7 billion

Age: 58

Industry: Telecom                  

10. Desh Bandhu Gupta         

Desh bandu

Net worth: $5.5 billion

Age: 78

Industry: Pharmaceuticals                        

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