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Top 10 richest person in India-2024

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Introduction:

Explore India’s economic titans in 2024. From tech moguls to individual tycoons, delve into the success stories and financial empires of the top 10 richest Persons     in India, shaping the nation’s wealth.

India today has experienced significant economic growth in the past few decades. Rapid industrialisation and various economic reforms have contributed to the expansion of business and wealth creation. 

Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the World’s richest people.

A total of 169 Indian businessmen made it to the list in 2024 and the top 10 richest Persons        in India  are as follows:-

1. Mukesh Ambani: -Asia’s Richest Man and Reliance Industries Chairman.

Net Worth:-Mukesh Ambani's Net worth in 2024 is $112.1 Billion. He is the 11th Richest person Globally. 

Top Richest person in India-Mukesh Ambani

Family:-Married to Nita Ambani, with three children. His Father, Dhirubhai Ambani built the Reliance empire.

Business:-Mukesh Ambani heads Reliance Industries, India’s most valuable company. It is a conglomerate spanning oil & gas, petrochemicals, telecom( JIO), retail Reliance Retail and many more.

Employees:-There are 3,89,414 employees by 2023 records.

2. Gautam Adani:-From Diamond Trader to Global Leader Businessman

He is the Founder & Chairman of Adani Group.

Top Richest Person in India -Gautam Adani

Net Worth:-Gautam Adani Net worth $97.6 Billion. He is the Adani Group Founder and now 2nd Richest person in India & 16 the richest person in the world.

Family:-Gautam Adani is married to Priti Adani. The couple have two sons, Karan Adani and Jeet Adani.

Business:-Adani owns the business  Abbot Point, a coal mining project in Australia, Cement Company. His business also spans Energy,  Ports and Logistics, Mining resources, Gas Defence  & Aerospace and Airports.

Employees:-Nearly 29,200 employees will be working in Adani Group by 2023.

3. Shiv Nadar: From Garage Startup to Education Champion

Net Worth: A towering $41 billion (Feb 2024) ranks him as India's 3rd richest and the world's 30th, built on tech and philanthropy.

TOP RICHEST PERSON IN INDIA-SHIV NADAR

Family: Wife Kiran is known for her educational initiatives, and daughter Roshni steers HCL Technologies.

Business Legacy: Co-founded HCL in 1976, starting with calculators and microprocessors. Today, HCL Technologies is a global IT powerhouse with over 225,000 employees.

Beyond Business: A dedicated philanthropist, Nadar has poured over $1 billion into education through the Shiv Nadar Foundation, creating world-class schools and universities.

Global Footprint: HCL operates in over 60 countries, delivering IT services to global giants like Microsoft and Boeing. Presently 2,24,700 employees are working in HCL Group all over the countries.

4. Savitri Jindal-The Jindal’s Steel Dynasty and Philanthropic Powerhouse: 

Net Worth: Collective wealth estimated at $18.5 billion (February 2024), placing them among India's top 10 families.

TOP RICHEST PERSON IN iNDIA-SABITRI JINDAL

Family: Matriarch Savitri Jindal chairs the OP Jindal Group, built by her late husband O.P. Jindal. Their four sons, Sajjan, Naveen, Pawan, and Risha, lead different group companies.

Business Empire: A diversified conglomerate spanning steel (Jindal Steel & Power), infrastructure, cement, power, and more. Global presence across the U.S., Middle East, and Africa.

Philanthropic Legacy: The Jindal Foundation, led by Savitri, is a major force in education, healthcare, and rural development. Each son also pursues individual philanthropic initiatives.

Impact: The Jindals are major contributors to India's economic growth and job creation. However, concerns regarding the environmental impact of their steel operations and potential conflicts of interest due to political connections exist.

JSPL  operates the largest coal-based sponge Iron Plant in the world and has an installed capacity of 3MTPA ( Million tonnes per annum) of steel at  Raigarh Chhatisgarh.

5. Cyrus S Poonawalla 5th riches person in India:

Cyrus Poonawals, born in 1941 is an  Indian billionaire businessman and the chairman and managing director of the Cyrus  Poonawala  Group.

TOP RICHEST PERSON -CYRUS POONAWALA

Cyrus Poonawala, India’s vaccine king, has pockets heavier than most.

Net worth: His net worth is $24.3 Billion makes him 5th richest businessman in India.

Family:-Cyrus S Poonawalla is the son of a horse breeder, Cyrus Poonawala founded  Serum Institute of India in 1966 and built it into the world’s largest vaccine maker.His wife villo poonawala and son Adhar Poonawala.

Business:-Cyrus Poonawalla, India’s vaccine king. He comes from a Zoroastrian background and his son, Adar Poonawalla leads the business empire-The Serum Institute of India(SII). 

Serum Institute of India is the biggest vaccine maker by doses worldwide and protects millions across the globe.

Employees:-There are more than 50,000 employees working in this group.

6. Top 6th Richest person in India Sangivi:

Dilip Sangivi born on 1st October 1955 is an Indian billionaire businessman and one of the country’s richest people. He founded Sun Pharmaceuticals. 

TOP RICHEST PERSON IN INDIA-DILIP SANGAVI

He built his empire with Sun Pharma India's largest drug maker. He started small borrowing just $200 from his dad!

Net worth:-Dilip Sangivi India's pharma giant, boasts a whopping $22.2 Billion net worth ranking him 6th richest person in India.

Family: His wife Viva D Shanghvi and children  Vidhi  Shanghavi and Aalok Singivi.

Business:-Sanghivi is the founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, a generic drugmaker with revenue of  $5.4 Billion in the year to March 31, 2023. The Mumbai-based company has more than  40 manufacturing facilities and serves more than 100 countries.

Employees:-There are more than 37000 employees working under Sun Pharma Group all over the world.

7.Kumar Birla- the King  Pin of Aditya Birla Group:

Kumar Mangalam Birla is an  Indian billionaire Industrialist, philanthropist and the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. It is one of the largest conglomerates in India.