Top 7 Richest People In India
The road to success is full of obstacles and setbacks. Whether you are in business, you are an athlete or you are a student, you cannot become successful without a lot of commitment. If you plan on becoming successful in business in India, it is probably a great idea to learn about some of the most successful people and what their tricks are. There are many wealthy Indians who are involved in all kinds of businesses. Here are the top 7 richest people in India.
1. Dilip Sanghvi
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is founded by this businessman who also happens to have a degree in Science. Dilip Sanghvi has been in the business world for a very long time and is one of the most experienced Indian businessmen. He started his company from very basic beginnings and oversaw it to become a multi-billion company. Dilip Sanghvi is today among the 10 wealthiest people in India.
2. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani is the richest man in India. He has held this position for quite some time. He is the chairman of Reliance Industries, a conglomerate that is involved in many fields. The conglomerate is especially active in the telecommunications world, and it has been instrumental in making 4G available in India. Mukesh Ambani studied at the Institute of Chemical Technology in India and proceeded to Stanford University. He did not finish his studies at Stanford though. With a wealth of over $40 billion, Ambani is notable not just in India but across the world.
3. Kushal Pal Singh
You cannot mention Indian real estate business without mentioning the name of Kushal Pal Singh. This businessman is at the fore of Indian real estate with his company DLF Limited. Kushal Pal Singh has been the CEO of the company for a considerable duration and he has overseen growth in both revenue and capital at the company. The company now has vast units of housing in various parts of India. Kushal Pal Singh might have inherited the business from his father-in-law but he has definitely steered it to multi-billion success.
4. Acharya Balkrishna
Acharya Balkrishna is one of the youngest Indian billionaires. At only 45, Balkrishna already has a huge reputation in the Indian business realm. He is the owner of Patanjali Ayurved, a consumer goods company situated in Fatehgarh, Uttarakhand, India. Balkrishna founded this company alongside Baba Ramdev and together, they combined modern medicine and ancient medical knowledge to come up with a variety of consumer products. As of 2018, the company has many products in Asia and it makes multi-million revenues annually.
5. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is one of the richest businessmen who have a keen interest in the stock markets. This businessman has a great reputation in the financial market and he is an established trader. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala started out as Chartered Accountant but proceeded to venture into the markets at a young age. He also runs Rare Enterprises where he is the manager of his own portfolio in this asset management firm. The billionaire is also not just a trader as he is involved in the entertainment industry as well. He is specifically involved in the film industry as a producer.
6. Cyrus Poonawalla
Cyrus Poonawalla is best known for his success in the medical business realm. He is the chairman of Poonawalla Group, a conglomerate which owns the Serum Institute of India. The Serum Institute of India is undoubtedly where Cyrus Poonawalla has made his money from. The company has been recording hundreds of millions of dollars in revenues every year in the last couple of years. This makes Poonawalla one of the fastest growing Indian billionaires.
7. Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar is a billionaire who is probably more famous for his philanthropic work. The businessman founded HCL and he is still the chairman. His charity organization, Shiv Nadar Foundation, has been involved in many philanthropic ventures over many years. As for HCL, the company has a huge footprint in the information and technology realm. Nadar is himself a trained professional in the tech world with a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. His company has been around for over 30 years and he has overseen its growth from a mere tech firm to an empire.
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