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Last Updated: November 29, 2009  183 views

Richest persons in India

in: India

Anil-Ambani.jpgAccording to the latest report by Forbes Magazine, India is home of 52 billionaires. Last year, there were 27 billionaires in India but this year there are 52. The combined fortune of India’s 100 richest persons is $276 billion which is almost equivalent to one-fourth India’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product). In this list, Mukesh Ambani (CMD Reliance Industries) is at the top position with net worth estimated at 32 billion USD. His brother, Anil Ambani is at third position whereas Lakshmi Mittal is on second position in the list. Software czar, Azim Premji is at fourth position with net worth estimated at 14.9 billion USD.

“For people with publicly traded fortunes, net worths were calculated using stock prices and exchange rates as of October 16. Privately held fortunes were valued at book value or by coupling estimates of revenues, profits or book value to prevailing ratios for similar publicly traded companies,” Forbes.

Person Worth Company
1. Mukesh Ambani $32 billion Reliance Industries
2. Lakshmi Mittal $30 billion ArcelorMittal
3. Anil Ambani $17.5 billion Reliance ADA Group
4. Azim Premji $14.9 billion Wipro
5. Shashi Ruia $13.6 billion Essar Group
6. KP Singh $13.5 billion DLF Universal
7. Savitri Jindal $12 billion Jindal Steel
8. Sunil Mittal $8.2 billion Bharti Airtel
9. KumarMangalam Birla $7.8 billion Aditya Birla Group
10. Gautam Adani $6.4 billion Adani Group
11. Anil Agarwal $6.3 billion Vedanta Resources
12. Adi Godrej $5.4 billion Adi Godrej
13. GM Rao $4.3 billion GMR Group
14. Dilip Shanghvi $4.1 billion Sun Pharma
15. Shiv Nadar $3.7 billion HCL Technologies
16. Uday Kotak $3.3 billion Kotak Mahindra Bank
17. Malvinder Mohan Singh $3 billion Religare and Fortis Healthcare
18. Subhash Chandra $2.7 billion Zee TV
19. Indu Jain $2.4 billion Times Group
20. Kalanithi Maran $2.3 billion Sun TV Network
21. Anand Burman $2.25 billion Dabur India
22. Brijmohan Lall Munjal $2.2 billion Hero Group
23. Sudhir Mehta $2.02 billion Torrent Group
24. Cyrus Poonawalla $2 billion Serum Institute of India
25. Ramesh Chandra $1.95 billion Unitech
26. Micky Jagtiani $1.9 billion Landmark Group
27. YK Hamied $1.89 billion Cipla
28. Pravin Kumar Tayal $1.88 billion Tayal Group
29. Jaiprakash Gaur $1.87 billion Jaiprakash Associates
30. Rajan Raheja $1.85 billion Raheja Group
31. Venugopal Dhoot $1.8 billion Vidoecon group
32. Rahul Bajaj $1.75 billion Bajaj Group of Companies
33. Tulsi R Tanti $1.7 billion Suzlon
34. Lagadapati Madhusudhan Rao $1.67 billion Lanco Infratech
35. Baba Kalyani $1.63 billion Bharat Forge
36. Rakesh Wadhawan $1.6 billion HDIL
37. Chandru Raheja $1.55 billion K Raheja Group
38. NR Narayana Murthy $1.5 billion Infosys
39. Gautam Thapar $1.4 billion Avantha Group
40. Rama Prasad Goenka $1.35 billion RPG Enterprises
41. Niranjan Hiranandani $1.32 billion Hiranandani Group
42. Desh Bandhu Gupta $1.3 billion Lupin
43. Nandan Nilekani $1.25 billion Unique Identification Authority of India
44. Pankaj Patel $1.21 billion Zydus Cadila Group
45. Vikas Oberoi $1.2 billion Oberoi Constructions
46. Senapathy Gopalakrishnan $1.15 billion Infosys
47. GV Krishna Reddy $1.07 billion GVK Group
48. Ajay Piramal $1.06 billion Piramal Group
49. Vinod Goenka $1.05 billion Dynamix Balwas Group
50. Shahid Balwa $1.02 billion Dynamix Balwas Group
51. Virendra Mhaiskar $1.01 billion IRB Infrastructure
52. Anand Jain $1 billion Jai Corp