Chennai is a capital of Tamil Nadu state which is located at Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal. According to census 2011 data, the total population of Chennai is 7,088,000. It is the 5th largest and 4th most populous city in India. Many billionaires and successful businessmen have born in Chennai who have gained so popularity due to their business and success. Chennai is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of South India. Below are the list of richest people from Chennai which include names like Kalanithi Maran, Arun Pudur, Mallika Srinivasan, Amm Vellayan, K M Mappillai.
Richest Persons from Chennai Tamilnadu List
1. Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar was born n 4th July 1945 in Moolaipozhi Village, Tamil Nadu. He is a famous philanthropist and industrialist of India. He is a founder and chairman of Shiv Nadar Foundation and HCL company. Nadar studied at Town Higher Secondary School, Kumbakonam. He complete his graduation in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. Nadar has established SSN College of Engineering in Chennai in 1996 in the name of his father Sivasubramaniya Nadar.Nadar also awarded with Padma Bhusan award in 2008 for his effort in IT industry.
Shiv Nadar: Indian Industrialist
2. Sundar Pichai
Sundar Pichai is the Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Google. He is a American businessman who was born on 12th July 1972 in Madurai. His real name is Pichai Sundararajan. He belongs to middle class Brahmin family his mother was a stenographer and father was electrical engineer. Pichai joined the google in 2004 and on 10th August 2015 he was selected as CEO of Google.
Sundar Pichai: CEO of Alphabet
3. Kalanithi Maran
Kalanithi Maran is a famous media baron who is the chairman and founder of Sun Group. He was born on 24th July 1965 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He completed his graduation in commerce from Loyola College in Chennai. Maran also held shares in Indian airline Spice Jet. He owns television channels, newspapers, weeklies, FM radio stations, DTH services and a movie production house.
Kalanithi Maran: Indian Media Baron
4. A. C. Muthiah
Annamalai Chidambaram Muthiah is a famous industrialist of India and cricket administrator. He is a chairman of Southern Petrochemical Industries Limited and Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering. He was born on 1940 in Chennai and he completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy. He is the eldest son of M. A. Chidambaram.
A. C. Muthiah: Indian Industrialist
5. Amm Vellayan
Amm Vellayan was born on 9th January 1953 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He holds diploma in Industrial Administration from Aston University and Master’s degree in Business Studies from University of Warwick Business School. He is a chairman of Coromandel International Limited and EID Parry (India) Ltd. Amm Vellayan has been appointed new chairman of Society and Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode on 31st January 2018.
Amm Vellayan: Indian Industrialists
6. Venu Srinivasan
Venu Srinivasan was born on 11th December 1952 in Chennai. After completing Master of Science degree from Purdue University in USA he joined TVS groups company. He is a famous Industrialist and CEO of TVS Motor company, the third largest two-wheeler manufacturer company in India. In 2010 Venu Srinivasan also awarded with Padma Shri Award by President of India for his contribution in field of trade and industry.
Venu Srinivasan: Indian Industrialist
7. Arun Pudur
Arun Pudur is a founder and president of Celframe who was born on 10th October 1977. Pudur completed his graduation in Business Management from University of Banglore. At the age of 13 years Pudur started his business career by opened scooter repairing garage. After that he sold his garage for Rs. 200,000. Pudur earned his first 1 million USD when he was 21st years old. The net worth of Arun Pudur is 4 billion USD dollar.
Arun Pudur: Indian Businessman
8. Narayanaswami Srinivasan
Narayanaswami Srinivasan is chairman of of International Cricket Council (ICC) and BCCI president. He is also a managing director of India Cements Limited. Srinivasan was born on 3rd January 1945, he completed his graduation in B.Sc from Loyola College, Chennai. Srinivasan is being investigated in several scams, including IPL matches. He is a great Indian Industrialist and he also have two children.
Narayanaswami Srinivasan: Indian Industrialist
9. Mallika Srinivasan
Mallika Srinivasan is a great business tycoon who is a chairmen and CEO of Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE). TAFE is the mass manufacturer of tractors. Mallika was born on 19th November 1959, she completed her graduation from Trichy University of Madras. She also awarded with Women Leader of the Year award by Forbes India in 2011. Mallika also a university gold-medalist in Econometric.
Mallika Srinivasan: Indian Industrialist
10. Ram Shriram
Ram Shriram is an Indian-American Businessman who was born in 1956 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Ram is a founding board member and one of the first investors in Google, earlier he was an officer in amazon.com. Ram owned 3.4 million share of Google. He completed his graduation from Loyola College, Chennai. The net worth of Ram is 2.2 billion US dollar. He is a great businessman who reached at successful stage of life.
Ram Shriram: American-Indian Businessman
11. Murugappa Chettiar
A. M. M. Murugappa Chettiar was an successful industrialist of India who founded the Murugappa Group which is one of the leading industrial group with the revenue of 386 billion(US$5.4 billion) as of 31st March 2018. Murugappa Chettiar was also the first Indian President of the Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Murugappa Chettiar: Indian industrialist
12. Rochelle Rao
Rochelle Rao is an Indian Model, Actress and Television presenter who hosted many IPL season. She was also a part of Bigg Boss and Kapil Sharma’s Show laughter show. Apart from this, she also featured in Kingfisher Calendar and various TV shows. She was born on 25 November 1988 in Chennai, Tamilnadu.
Rochelle Rao: Indian Actress
13. Indra Nooyi
Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is an American business executive who was born on 28th October 1955 in Chennai. She is a CEO and chairwoman of PepsiCo. Indra Nooyi ranked among the world’s 100 most powerful women. She completed graduation in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from Madras Christian College and post-graduation from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.
Indra Nooyi: CEO of Pepsico