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Top 10 Billionaires in India

Many billionaires, including some of the wealthiest persons in the world, have come from India. Indian billionaires have significantly aided the growth of the country's economy. They have backgrounds in many different industries. Wealth will constantly shift in the face of volatile market conditions because most billionaires invest their fortunes in publicly traded securities. This article will present the most recent list of the top 10 Indian billionaires, according to Forbes' magazine "The World's Real Time Billionaires 2022."

1. Gautam Adani and family

Top 10 Billionaires in India

The richest persons in India are Gautam Adani and his family, who have a staggering net worth of $135.8 billion. Gautam Adani has administrative responsibility over Mundra, Gujarat's principal port. The Adani Group invests in several industries, including infrastructure, electricity generation, transmission, real estate, and agriculture. Adani acquired a 74% share in Mumbai International Airport, the country's second busiest airport, in September 2020. The Australian coal mining project Abbot Point is also owned by Adani.

Full Name Gautam Shantilal Adani
Known as Founder and Chairman of Adani Group
Birth 24 June 1962
Place of Birth Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Age 59
Mother's Name Shanti Adani
Father's Name Shantilal Adani
Marital Status Married
Wife Priti Adani
Children Karan Adani and Jeet Adani
Source of Wealth Commodities, Infrastructure

2. Mukesh Ambani

Top 10 Billionaires in India

Mukesh Ambani will be the tenth richest person in the world in 2022, with a net worth of $91 billion. Oil and gas, retail, telecoms, and petrochemicals are just a few industries in which Reliance Industries' founder and chairman have investments. Reliance's 2016 introduction of 4G phone services in India's telecom sector triggered a price war that put some networks out of business and produced powerful twisters. Mukesh Ambani raised more than $20 billion by selling a third of Jio to buyers like Google and Facebook during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Full Name Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
Known as Chairman and Managing Director (Reliance Industries)
Place of Birth Aden, Yemen
Birth 19 April 1957
Age 65
Mother's Name Kokilaben Ambani
Father's Name Dhirubhai Ambani
Marital Status Married
Wife Nita Ambani
Children Anant Ambani, Isha Ambani, Akash Ambani
Source of Wealth Reliance Industries, oil and gas, telecom and retail, etc.

3. Shiv Nadar

Top 10 Billionaires in India

Shiv Nadar, a cofounder of HCL, is rated third among India's wealthiest billionaires, with an estimated net worth of $25.5 billion in 2022. HCL started to make microprocessors and calculators in 1976, and with$102 billion in revenue, it is now one of the country's most significant software service providers. One hundred sixty-nine thousand individuals work at HCL Technologies in 50 different nations. In 2020, with Shiv Nadar's resignation, his daughter assumed leadership of HCL. Shiv Nadar is the chairman emeritus at the moment. He is a well-known philanthropist in the country and has contributed the Shiv Nadar Foundation more than $662 million to fund initiatives linked to education.

Full Name Shiv Nadar
Known as Founder & Chairman, HCL Enterprise; Shiv Nadar Foundation
Birth 14 July 1945
Place of Birth Moolaipozhi Village, Tuticorin district, Tamil Nadu, India
Age 77
Mother's Name Vamasundari Devi
Father's Name Sivasubramanian Nadar
Marital Status Married
Wife Kiran Nadar
Children Roshni Nadar Malhotra
Source of Wealth Indian industrialist

4. Cyrus Poonawalla

Top 10 Billionaires in India

Cyrus Poonawalla will rank fourth among India's wealthiest people in 2022, with a net worth of $21.6 billion. He founded the Serum Institute of India in 1966, which today produces more vaccine doses than any other business in the world. The company makes several polio, flu, and measles vaccinations in dosages of over 1.5 billion. Serum, his son Adar's CEO, has also committed almost $800 million to construct a new factory producing Covid-19 vaccines.

Full Name Cyrus S. poonawala
Known as owner of Bilthoven Biologicals, Businessman, Serum Institute of India, Poonawalla Fincorp
Place of Birth Pune, Maharashtra
Birth 14 January 1981
Age 81
Mother's Name Gool Poonawalla
Father's Name Soli A. Poonawalla
Marital Status Married
Wife Villoo Poonawalla (died 2010)
Children Aadar Poonawala
Source of Wealth vaccines

5. Radhakishan Damani

Top 10 Billionaires in India

Radhakishan Damani ranks fifth among India's wealthiest people, with a net worth of $17.7 billion. He was the Avenue Grocery champion just before the supermarket chain finished the I|PO in March 2017, at which point he was named the country's retail king. He opened his first food store in a Mumbai village to start his retail career, and over 221 DMart outlets are now part of the countrywide retail chain. He is the owner of the well-known coastal Radisson Blu Resort in Alibag, India, which has 156 rooms. Damani also makes investments in businesses like VST Tobacco and India Cements.

Full Name Radhakishan Damani
Known as Founding the Supermarket chain DMart
Place of Birth Bikaner, Rajasthan
Birth 1 January 1954
Age 68
Mother's Name NA
Father's Name Shivkishan Damani
Marital Status Married
Wife Shrikantadevi Devi Radhakishan Damani
Children Manjari Chandak, Jyoti Kabra, Madhu Chandak
Source of Wealth Businessman, Stockbroker, Investor

6. Savitri Jindal and family

Top 10 Billionaires in India

Savitri Jindal and her family rank sixth among India's wealthiest people, with a combined net worth of $17.3 billion in 2022. Power, cement, infrastructure, and steel are among the industries in which the Jindal Group has interests. The Jindal Group was created by Om Prakash Jindal, whose wife, Savitri Jindal, currently serves as group chairman. The group's businesses were divided among Om Prakash Jindal's four sons after his death in a helicopter crash in 2005.

Full Name Savitri Devi Jindal
Known as Chairperson of O.P. Jindal Group
Place of Birth Tinsukia, Assam, India
Birth 20 March 1950
Age 72
Mother's Name NA
Father's Name NA
Marital Status Married
Husband Om Prakash Jindal
Children Sajjan Jindal, Naveen Jindal, Prithviraj Jindal, and Ratna Jindal
Source of Wealth steel

7. Dilip Shanghvi

Top 10 Billionaires in India

In 2022, Dilip Shanghvi will rank seventh among the wealthiest people in the nation due to his $16.2 billion net worth. His father handed him $200 in 1983 to start the psychiatric medicine production company Sun Pharma. With$4.5 a billion yearly revenue, the company is currently one of the leaders in the nation for pharmaceutical supply. Sun Pharma developed through several acquisitions, with the most prominent in 2014 when it paid $4 billion to acquire Ranbaxy Laboratories. Shanghvi has recently invested in renewable energy and oil and gas.

Full Name Dilip Shantilal Shanghvi
Known as Founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Place of Birth Amreli, Gujarat state, India
Birth 1 October 1955
Age 67
Mother's Name Kumud Sanghvi
Father's Name Shantilal Sanghvi
Marital Status Married
Wife Vibha D. Sanghvi
Children Vidhi Shanghvi, Aalok Shangvi
Source of Wealth Pharmaceuticals

8. Lakshmi Mittal

Top 10 Billionaires in India

Lakshmi Mittal ranks eighth on the list of richest Indians in 2022, with a net worth of $15.9 billion. He serves as chairman of ArcelorMittal, which produces more steel and mining than any other firm in the world and has annual sales of $53.3 billion. Essar Steel, once under the hands of billionaires Ravi Ruia and Shashi, was bought by Arcelor and Nippon Steel in 2019. Lakshmi Mittal continues to serve as Arcelor Mittal's executive chairman while handing over the company's CEO tasks to his son Aditya Mittal.

Full Name Lakshmi Narayan Mittal
Known as Executive Chairman of ArcelorMittal
Place of Birth Sadulpur, Churu, Rajasthan
Birth 15 June 1950
Age 72
Mother's Name Geeta Mittal
Father's Name Mohan Mittal
Marital Status Married
Wife Usha Mittal
Children Aditya and Vanisha Mittal
Source of Wealth Business

9. Sunil Mittal and family

Top 10 Billionaires in India

The owner of India's second-largest telecom firm is Sunil Bharti Mittal, the founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises and a first-generation businessman. In terms of wealth in India, Sunil Mittal ranks ninth with a net worth of $15.7 billion. The Bharti Foundation, run by Mittal, the charitable arm of Bharti Enterprises, is well known for promoting education in India.

Full Name Sunil Bharti Mittal
Known as a Philanthropist, Indian Billionaire entrepreneur, and the Founder & Chairman of Bharti Enterprises
Place of Birth Ludhiana, Punjab (India)
Birth 23 October 1957
Age 65
Mother's Name Lalita Mittal
Father's Name Satpal Mittal
Marital Status Married
Wife Nayana Mittal
Children Kavin Mittal, Eiesha Mittal, Shravin Mittal
Source of Wealth Digital Solutions, Insurance, Agri-Processed Foods, Real Estate, and Hospitality

10. Kumar Birla

Top 10 Billionaires in India

Kumar Birla is the 10th wealthiest person in India, with a net worth of $15.1 billion. He is the leader of the Aditya Birla Group, which earns $46 billion in sales annually, and is known as the "king of commodities." The company also provides banking and communications services, and aluminium and cement are other investments it owns. After Kumar Birla left his position as chairman of the insolvent Vodafone India in August 2021, Idea Cellular and Vodafone India merged in 2018.

Full Name Kumar Mangalam Birla
Known as Founder or Cofounder UltraTech Cement
Place of Birth Rajasthan, India
Birth 14 June 1967
Age 55
Mother's Name Rajshree Birla
Father's Name Aditya Vikram Birla
Marital Status Married
Wife Neerja Birla
Children Ananya Birla, Aryaman Birla, Advaitesha Birla
Source of Wealth Telecommunication, IT & Software Entrepreneurs

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