Top Richest Person in India as per Forbes Magazine 2019

Updated: December 27, 2019 By: Wikilistia Staff

Wikilistia has listed the top richest person in India as per Forbes magazine. Here we have collected the richest persons of Indian according to Forbes. These richest persons play a vital role in the growth of the Indian economy and provide many opportunities in various fields to the national citizens.
This list has the richest Indian persons from various field of work and profession. This type of list also help to know about those successful people who have earned a significant amount of money by their plans and strategies. So you can do a case study of these people to follow their suits and attain your goals.

Top Richest Person in India as per Forbes Magazine 2019 [List]
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    1. 1. Mukesh Ambani

      Mukesh Ambani

      Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani was born on 19 April 1957. It is an Indian business magnate, and the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd. According to Forbes magazine 8th consecutive year, he is the No.1 richest man in India and the 10th richest person in the world. Mukesh Ambani has been keeping his salary @Rs.15 crores per annum since 2008. Mukesh Ambani added $16.5 billion to his wealth in 2019 taking his total net worth to $60.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Mukesh Ambani chairs and runs $88 billion (revenue) oil and gas giant Reliance Industries, among India's most valuable companies.

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    2. 2. Gautam Adani

      Gautam Adani

      Gautam Shantilal Adani was born on 24 June 1962 in a Jain Bania family to Shantilal and Shanti Adani in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He is an Indian billionaire industrialist who is the chairman and founder of the Adani Group and now the Adani group diversified his business into resources, logistics, energy, agriculture, defense, and aerospace, amongst others. He has a 66% stake in Adani Ports & SEZ Limited, a 75% stake in Adani Enterprises, a 73% stake in Adani Power, 75% stake in Adani Transmission. n 2019, he was ranked as the 3rd most powerful person in India by India Today. Gautam Adani is married to Priti Adani. According to Forbes magazine, Gautam Adani net worth is estimated to be around $15.7 billion.

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    3. 3. Hinduja Brothers

      Hinduja Brothers

      Hinduja brothers is an Indian born British billionaire business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is also the third richest person in India as per Forbes magazine 2019. He is the primary shareholder and chairman of the Hinduja Group of companies. Their group\'s businesses range from trucks and lubricants to banking and cable television. One of their homes in London is Carlton House Terrace located near Buckingham Palace. The group employs over 70,000 people and has offices in cities of the world and all the major cities in India. Ashok Leyland, a flagship business of the Hinduja group, is the 2nd largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India, 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and the 10th largest manufacturer of trucks globally. According to Forbes magazine his net worth is estimated to 15.6 USD Billion.

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    4. 4. Pallonji Mistry

      Pallonji Mistry

      Pallonji Mistry was born in September 1939 at Hatch Street Nursing House in Dublin. Mistry was educated at the Cathedral & John Connon School, followed by Imperial College London. He is the fourth richest person in India as per Forbes magazine 2019. He is a construction tycoon and chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group who is the richest Irish person. According to Forbes, his wealth is estimated to be US$15 billion. With his 18.3% stake in Tata Sons, he is the largest individual shareholder in Tata Group, the primary shareholder of which is the Tata philanthropic Allied Trusts, with 66 percent controlling interest. Pallonji Mistry is the chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group through which he owns Shapoorji Pallonji Construction Limited, Forbes Textiles and Eureka Forbes Limited. And also He is the former chairman of Associated Cement Companies.

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    5. 5. Uday Kotak

      Uday Kotak

      Uday Kotak was born on 15 March 1959. His talent in mathematics influenced his choice of career. He earned a bachelor\'s degree from Sydenham College and completed a postgraduate degree in management studies in 1982 from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. He is an Indian billionaire banker, and the executive vice-chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. He is the fifth richest person in India as per Forbes magazine list 2019. Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. became the first company in India’s corporate history to receive a banking license from Reserve Bank of India. Forbes estimated his wealth to be $14.8 billion in 2019.

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    6. 6. Shiv Nadar

      Shiv Nadar

      Shiv Nadar was born on 14 July 1945 in Moolaipozhi Village, about 10 kilometers from Tiruchendur in Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu, India. Nadar studied at Town Higher Secondary School, Kumbakonam. Also, studied at Elango Corporation Higher Secondary School, Madurai. He is the founder and chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. In 2008, Nadar was awarded Padma Bhushan for his efforts in the IT industry. In 2007, Madras University awarded him an honorary doctorate degree. Nadar was also recognized as E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 (Services). According to Forbes, his wealth is estimated to be US$14.4 billion.

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    7. 7. Radhakishan Damani

      Radhakishan Damani

      Radhakishan Damani was born in Mumbai, in 1956. He was dropped out of commerce college after his first year and entered the stock market as a broker and trader in the late 1980s. He is the owner of the country\'s third-largest mega-retail stores\' chain, \'DMart. DMart is promoted by Avenue Supermarts Ltd. (ASL) and the company has its headquarters in Mumbai. DMart had 191 stores across India in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, National Capital Region, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab. According to Forbes magazine, Radhakishan Damani net worth is an estimate is $14.3 billion.

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    8. 8. Godrej Family

      Godrej Family

      Godrej Family is an Indian Parsi family that largely owns the Godrej Group. The group was established by lawyer Ardeshir Godrej, who gave up his profession to make locks in 1897 spanning sectors as diverse as real estate, consumer products, industrial engineering, appliances, furniture, security, and agricultural. The Godrej family controls the $4.7 billion (revenue) Godrej Group, a 122-year-old consumer-goods giant. According to the Forbes magazine list, 2019 Godrej Family net worth is estimate $12 Billion.

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    9. 9. Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

      Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

      Lakshmi Mittal was born on 15th June 1950. He graduated from St. Xavier\'s College, affiliated to the University of Calcutta, with a B.Com degree in the first class. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world\'s largest steelmaking company. Mittal owns 38% of ArcelorMittal and holds an 11% stake in Queens Park Rangers F.C. He is the Ninth richest person in India as per Forbes magazine list 2019 and his net worth is estimated to $10.5 Billion.

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    10. 10. Kumar Mangalam Birla

      Kumar Mangalam Birla

      Kumar Mangalam Birla was born on 14 June 1967) is an Indian billionaire industrialist, and the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the largest conglomerates in India. Birla is a fourth-generation member of the Marwari Birla family from the state of Rajasthan. He is the chairman of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. During his tenure as chairman, the group\'s annual turnover has increased from US$3.33 Billion in 1995 to US$48.3 billion in 2019. His net worth as per Forbes magazine is estimated is $9.6 Billion.

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    11. 11. Bajaj Family

      Bajaj Family

      This Bajaj family controls the 93-year-old Bajaj Group, best known for motorcycle maker Bajaj Auto. This group is chaired by patriarch Rahul Bajaj. The group comprises 37 companies and its flagship company Bajaj Auto is ranked as the world\'s fourth-largest two- and three-wheeler manufacturer. This group also involved in various home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel, and finance. According to the Forbes magazine list, his position is eleventh and his net worth is estimated is $9.2 Billion.

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    12. 12. Cyrus S. Poonawalla

      Cyrus S. Poonawalla

      Cyrus S Poonawalla was born in the year 1941and is an Indian businessman the chairman of Poonawalla Group which includes Serum Institute of India, the Indian biotech company that manufactures pediatric vaccines. He was awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to the field of medicine, by the Government of India and also received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2005. According to Forbes magazine, his net worth estimates is $9.1 Billion.

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    13. 13. Burman family

      Burman family

      Burman family shares five branches of the consumer goods fortune drawn mainly from their 68 % holding in listed flagship Dabur. Dabur Group was started in 1884 in Kolkata by S.K. Burman. This family holdings range from restaurants to home healthcare to life insurance. Dabur ( Dabur India Ltd. derived from Daktar Burman) is one of India\'s largest Ayurvedic medicine and natural consumer products manufacturer. According to Forbes list 2019 his position is thirteen and Burman\'s family net worth is estimated at $8.3 Billion.

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    14. 14. Sunil Mittal

      Sunil Mittal

      Sunil Bharti Mittal was born on 23 October 1957 and the founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises, which has diversified interests in telecom, insurance, real estate, education, malls, hospitality, Agri and food besides other ventures. Bharti Airtel is one of the world\'s largest and India\'s second-largest telecom company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa with a customer base of over 399 million. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India\'s third-highest civilian honor. He is listed as the fourteen Richest people in India by Forbes with a net worth of $7.6 billion.

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    15. 15. Dilip Shanghvi

      Dilip Shanghvi

      Dilip Shanghvi was born on 1 October 1955 in the small town of Amreli in Gujarat. He is an Indian billionaire businessman and one of the country\'s richest people. He founded Sun Pharmaceuticals. He was awarded by the Government of India the civilian honor of the Padma Shri in 2016. Accor ding to Forbes, list 2019, Shanghvi is the 15th richest person in India with a net worth of US $7.55 billion.

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    16. 16. Madhukar Parekh

      Madhukar Parekh

      Madhukar born in the family of Banvantray Kalyanji Parekh in Jain Bania Family in Mumbai India. He has completed a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University Department of Chemical Technology of the University of Mumbai and a Masters in Chemical engineering from University of Wisconsin United States in 1969. Madhukar is the 16th richest Indian with a net worth of US$7.5 billion as of 2019.

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    17. 17. Azim Premji

      Azim Premji

      Azim Hashim Premji was born on 24 July 1945 in Mumbai. He is an Indian business tycoon, investor, engineer, and philanthropist, who is the chairman of Wipro Limited. He is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. He was responsible for guiding Wipro through four decades of diversification and growth to finally emerge as one of the global leaders in the software industry. He is currently the 17th richest person in India with an estimated net worth of US$7.2 billion as of 2019.

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    18. 18. Nusli Wadia

      Nusli Wadia

      Nusli was born into a Parsi family in Bombay. He is the son of businessman Neville Wadia and Dina Wadia. He is married to Maureen Wadia, a former air hostess. Nusli Wadia is an Indian-born British Parsi businessman and the chairman of the Wadia Group. Wadia is the 18th richest Indian with a net worth of US$7.1 billion as of 2019.

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    19. 19. Benu Gopal Bangur

      Benu Gopal Bangur

      Benu Gopal Bangur was born in 1931 in a Marwari business family in Kolkata. Bangur was educated at Calcutta University. He is an Indian billionaire businessman, chairman of Shree Cement. According to Forbes, Bangur has a net worth of $6.3 billion, as of October 2019. Bangur is widowed with two children and lives in Kolkata and his son, Hari Mohan Bangur has been running Shree Cement since 1990.

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    20. 20. Savitri Jindal

      Savitri Jindal

      Savitri Devi Jindal was born on 20 March 1950 and she is an Indian businesswoman. Savitri is the Chairperson Emeritus, Jindal Steel & Power Limited. Savitri married O.P. Jindal in the 1970s, who had founded the Jindal Group, a steel and power conglomerate. She was a Minister in the Haryana Government and member of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) from Hisar constituency. She is currently the 20th richest person in India with an estimated net worth of US$5.8 billion as of 2019.

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