India has 69 Billionaires, Mukesh Ambani is the Richest in India according the latest Forbes’ India Rich List with a net worth of US$27 billion.
The top 10 richest in India are:
1 ) Mukesh Ambani; US$27 billion
2 ) Lakshmi Mittal; $26.1 billion
3 ) Azim Premji; $17.6 billion
4 ) Shashi & Ravi Ruia; $15 billion
5 ) Savitri Jindal; $14.4 billion
6 ) Anil Ambani; $13.3 billion
7 ) Gautam Adani; $10.7 billion
8 ) Kushal Pal Singh; $9.2 billion
9 ) Sunil Mittal; $8.6 billion
1 0 ) Kumar Birla; $8.5 billion
The combined net worth of India’s 100 richest people is US$300 billion, up from US$276 billion last year. This year, there are 69 billionaires on the India Rich List, 17 more than last year.
The Rich List has five women, among which Jindal family matriarch Savitri Jindal leads with a networth of $14.4bn. At 31 years Dhiraj Wadhawan is the youngest and B.L Munjal & Keshub Mahindra (87 Yrs) are the oldest on the list.
Mumbai retains its pre-eminent position as the city that is home to most rich, with 44 of the top 100 coming from the Maximum city.