India’s post-pandemic demand revival propelled its economy to overtake Britain’s to become the world’s fifth-largest, but stock markets were marginally down from a year earlier, the biggest loser a weaker rupee. which had fallen by 10% over the same period. , Despite this, the combined wealth of India’s 100 richest people increased by $25 billion to $800 billion.
India’s 100 Richest 2023
1. Gautam Adani (net worth $150 billion)
Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has a net worth of Rs 1,211,460.11 crore. According to Forbes, Adani had tripled his wealth last year and this year he has become India’s richest person for the first time. With a $75.2 billion wealth gain in a year, Adani is the biggest wealth gainer in absolute and percentage terms.
2. Mukesh Ambani (net worth $88 billion)
RIL Chairman & MD Mukesh Ambani’s net worth stands at Rs 710,723.26 crore. In dollar terms, his net worth stands at $88 billion, down 5 percent from last year.
3. Radhakishan Damani (net worth $27.6 billion)
Radhakishan Damani owns the DMart chain of supermarkets. According to Forbes data, he has a net worth of Rs 222,908.66 crore. In 2002, Damani entered the retail business with one store and now there are 271 DMart stores in India. He broke into the top three for the first time though his net worth declined by 6 per cent to $27.6 billion.
4. Cyrus Poonawalla (net worth $21.5 billion)
Cyrus Poonawalla is the chairman of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII). His net worth stands at Rs 173,642.62 crore. SII has multiple partnerships to make Covid-19 vaccines. Cyrus Poonawalla’s assets also include stud farms. He is fourth on the list with a fortune of $21.5 billion.
5. Shiv Nadar (net worth $21.4 billion)
Shiv Nadar is the chairman emeritus of HCL Technologies and has a net worth of Rs 172,834.97 crore. Nadar is considered as one of the pioneers of the Indian IT industry. He has donated $662 million to education-related causes, a record this year. His net worth saw a $9.6 billion decline, the biggest drop in net worth in absolute terms, but despite the fall, Nadar retains his spot in the Top 10.
6. Savitri Jindal (net worth $16.4 billion)
Savitri Jindal is the chairperson emeritus of O.P. Jindal Group and the only woman billionaire and active politician in the top 10 list. According to Forbes, her net worth is Rs 132,452.97 crore.
7. Dilip Shanghvi (net worth $15.5 billion)
Sanghvi is the founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals and has a net worth of Rs 125,184.21 crore.
8. Hinduja Brothers (net worth $15.2 billion)
Hinduja group was started by Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja in 1914. It is now controlled by four siblings, Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash, and Ashok. The brothers’ total wealth stands at Rs 122,761.29 crore.
9. Kumar Birla (net worth $15 billion)
Textiles-to-cement conglomerate Aditya Birla Group’s chairman Kumar Birla has a net worth of Rs 121,146.01 crore.
10. Bajaj Family (net worth $14.6 billion)
The family owns a network of 40 companies under the Bajaj Group and is worth Rs 117,915.45 crore. It was started in 1926 by Jamnalal Bajaj in Mumbai.
India’s top 10 richest
|RANK||NAME||NET WORTH (in Rupees)|
|1||Gautam Adani||Rs 1,211,460.11 crore|
|2||Mukesh Ambani||Rs 710,723.26 crore|
|3||Radhakishan Damani||Rs 222,908.66 crore|
|4||Cyrus Poonawalla||Rs 173,642.62 crore|
|5||Shiv Nadar||Rs 172,834.97 crore|
|6||Savitri Jindal||Rs 132,452.97 crore|
|7||Dilip Shanghvi||Rs 125,184.21 crore|
|8||Hinduja Brothers||Rs 122,761.29 crore|
|9||Kumar Birla||Rs 121,146.01 crore|
|10||Bajaj Family||Rs 117,915.45 crore|