TOP 5 richest persons in india –
#1. MUKESH AMBANI
Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd, Mukesh Ambani is estimated as India’s richest person by Forbes and Hurun. With wealth in excess of Rs 2.57 Trillion, Mukesh Ambani is far ahead of any Indian billionaire.He is top in the list of top 5 richest persons in india.
According to Hurun, wealth of Mukesh Ambani is 50% more than the Gross Domestic Product of his country of birth- Yemen.
-He owns the IPL team,Mumbai Indians.
-After drop out from Stanford, Mukesh Ambani joined Reliance in 1980.
-He set up technology centered Reliance Communication Limited and created world’s largest grassroots petroleum refinery in Jamnagar.
#2. DILIP SHANGHAVI
With wealth estimated at Rs.890 Billion, pharmaceuticals magnate Dilip Shanghvi is billed as second India’s richest person. Dilip Shanghvi’s assets could have been higher.
However, his pharmaceuticals conglomerate, Sun Pharma Ltd and its group of companies witnessed a downslide during 2017 for various reasons. Despite, he continues to retain the second position
– He born in Amreli-Gujrat, he founded Sun Pharmaceutical Industries in 1982 in Vapi with a capital of Rs. 10,000, currently he is among Asia’s top 10 wealthiest self-made billionaires.He is 2nd top in the list of top 5 richest persons in india.
– He acquired the American firm Caraco Pharma in 1997 and Israel’s Taro Pharma in 2007. Currently Sun Pharmaceutical Limited is looking at buying Ranbaxy.
#3. LAKSHMI NIVAS MITTAL
Steel baron LN Mittal moved up as the third richest person in India in 2017 thanks to a global spurt in demand and prices of the metal.
Relaxation in steel import rules enacted in the US and Europe also helped Lakshmi Nivas Mittal bag more business in these WEALTH. His wealth is assessed at Rs. 882 Billion. He is 3rd top in the list of top 5 richest persons in india.
#4. SHIV NADAR
At Rs. 851 Billion net worth, HCL founder Shiv Nadar takes the fourth position among India’s richest person.
HCL is billed as the world’s fourth-largest software provider and has diverse business interests in the IT sector. In 2017, HCL acquired a US-based mortgage fulfillment firm, adding to his portfolio of investments and holdings.He is 4th top in the list of top 5 richest persons in india.
#5. AZIM PREMJI
India’s IT giant and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) giant, Wipro founder Azim Premji ranks as the fifth wealthy or richest person in this country[INDIA]. With assets worth Rs.739 Billion in 2017, Azim Premji continues to remain among top 10 richest people of India.
However, his rankings have swung from top to middle during the last few years.He is last top in the list of top 5 richest persons in india.