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10 Richest Indians of 2013

By SiliconIndia  |   Friday, 15 February 2013, 04:31 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Bangalore: It has been always said that India is a rich country when it comes to culture and heritage and now it is not far behind in wealth too. Few of the businessmen who have gained fame and wealth around the globe belong to this land and undoubtedly made all Indians proud. Hare are 10 richest businessmen in India according to Forbes list of Indian billionaires, 2012.

1. Mukesh Ambani

Estimated Wealth: $21 billion

Source of Wealth: Inherited

His father started Reliance Industries with mere $100 and had a dream to make the company among the biggest companies of the nation. Considering his father his role model and making his dream come true, Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is one of the richest men in India as well as Asia with an estimated wealth of $21 billion. Mukesh Ambani is also considered to be among the most influential CEOs in the world. RIL is one of the largest publicly traded companies in India by market capitalization and is the second largest company in India by revenue after Indian Oil Corporation.

2. Lakshmi Mittal

Estimated Wealth: $16 billion

Source of Wealth: Self-Made

Lakshmi Mittal is the perfect role model for rags to richest story. From a simple young man who has gone through many hardships of life, Lakshmi Mittal is now the CEO of world’s biggest steel manufacturer company Arcelor Mittal. In 2011 Mittal was listed as the sixth richest person in the world.  He also ranks sixth among the worlds richest business man with an estimated wealth of $16 billion.

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1: does anyone knows about the Royal Families?
Posted by:pothey dishahara - 17 Feb, 2013