List of Top Businessmen from Gujarat, India

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Gujarat is one of the biggest state of India which is spread in 196,024 km2 area. The capital of Gujarat is Gandhinagar and its largest city is Ahmedabad. According to census data 2011 the total population of the state is 60,383,628. The official song of Gujarat state is “Jai Jai Garavi Gujarat”. Many famous businessmen such as Azim Premji, Mukesh Ambani, Uday Kotak, Dilip Shanghvi have born in Gujarat, who have gained so much popularity due to their business. Below are the list of famous businessmen of Gujarat with complete detail. These facts and figures have been taken over the reputed source of internet to inform people.

10 Top Businessmen from Gujarat, India

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  1. Ratan Tata is a great Indian industrialist who was born on 28th December 1937 in Surat, Gujarat. He is a chairman of Tata Groups. Tata completed his study from athedral and John Connon School, Bishop Cotton School (Shimla), Cornell University & Harvard Business School. In 2000 Tata awarded with Padma Bhushan and in 2008 with Padma Vibhushan. He started his business career in Tata group in 1961.
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    "Great business man"

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    Gautam Adani

    Indian Industrialist
    Gautam Shantilal Adani is a great business tycoon who is the chairman and founder of Adani Group. He found the Adani group in 1988 which deals in power generation, coal mining, ports, agriculture, gas distribution, oil and gas exploration, logistics. Adani was born on 24th June 1962 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Adani set up his own diamond brokerage business in Mumbai after working as a diamond sorter at Mahindra Brothers. He also owned the Gujarat Fortune Giants in pro kabaddi league. He is an Indian billionaire whose net worth is more than $10.3 billion.
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    "Perfect " 02mchauhan

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    Uday Kotak

    Indian Banker
    Uday Kotak is a executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. He is famous banker of India who was born on 15th March 1959 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. he was born in an upper middle class Gujarati Lohana joint-family. He completed his MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.He started his career with Kotak Capital Management Finance Ltd, after setup the business Kotak diversified his business into various areas such as stockbroking, investment banking, car finance, life insurance and mutual funds. According to the Forbes estimated net worth of Uday Kotak is 12.3 billion US dollar.
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  4. Nirav Tripathi is a famous Indian business who was born on 13th May 1979 Kalol, Gandhinagar District, Gujarat. He is a founder and chairman of Diya Group. He established the Global Football Academy with George Weah in 2016. His multinational company operates its business in United State, Asia and Africa. Nirav Tripathi also the board member of Football for Peace in India.
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  5. Ness Wadia is a part of Wadia family and great grandson of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. He is a managing director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. Wadia is also a co-owner of Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab. Ness Wadia was born on 30th May 1972 in Liverpool, England. The estimated net worth of Wadia is 246 Million US dollar.
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    Cyrus S. Poonawalla

    Indian Businessman
    Cyrus S. Poonawalla was born on 1945 in Pune, he is famous Indian businessman and chairman of Poonawalla Group which include Biotech Company and Serum Institute of India. He is not related to Tehseen Poonawalla and Shehzad Poonawalla. Poonawalla did his schooling from Bishop's School Pune and graduation from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce in 1966, University of Pune. According to Forbes his net worth is $8.4 billion on (19 July, 2018). He was also awarded with Padma Shri award by government of India in 2005.
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    Mukesh Ambani

    Indian Business Magnate
    Mukesh Ambani is the top richest businessman in India in the Forbes list with eastimated net worth 46.8 billion US dollar. He is a famous business tycoon of India who was born on 19th April 1957. Ambani is the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India's most valuable company by market. Reliance company mainly deals in petrochemicals, refining and in oil gas sector.      
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    Dilip Shanghvi

    Indian Businessman
    Dilip Shanghvi was born on 1st October 1955 in Amreli, Gujarat, India. He is famous businessman of India and one of the richest person of country. He founded Sun Pharmaceuticals with a partner, Pradeep Ghosh. In 2016 he is also awarded with Padma Shri award by government of India. In 2017 he became the 8th most power person of India. In 1982 he started the Pharmaceutical Industries with a capital of Rs. 10,000. India Today magazine given him 8th ranked in India's most powerful persons in 2017 list. Shanghvi graduated in Bachelor of Commerce from University of Calcutta      
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    Azim Premji

    Indian Business Tycoon
    Azim Hashim Premj was born on 24th July 1945 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is famous business tycoon of India and and philanthropist. Premji is a chairman of Wipro Limited, Muhammed Hashim Premji incorporated Western Indian Vegetable Products Ltd, based at Amalner, a small town in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. In 2010 he became the 20th most power person of the world and India Today magazine also ranked him 9th in India's 50 Most powerful people of 2017 list. Azim Premji founded Azim Premji Foundation which focused on education in India in 2001. He was awarded an honorary from doctorate Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mysore University and Wesleyan University.  
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    Anil Ambani

    Indian Businessman
    Anil Ambani is a Indian business magnate who was born on 4th June 1959 in Bombay. He is the chairmen of Reliance Group one of the leading corporation in India. He leads a large number of stock listed corporations. He is married with Bollywood actress Tina Munim and has two sons Anmol and Anshul. He also operates many entertainment businesses such as Nationwide DTH business, 44 FM Radio station, multiplex cinemas across India and animation studios. According to Forbes his estimated net worth is 2.2 billion US dollar. Anil Ambani completed his Master's degree from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also reputed with Businessman of the Year 1997 award by leading business magazine Business India.      
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