India is one beautiful country in the southern part of Asia. It has a lot of beautiful places and sights to offer. It is also a very historical country. Its progressive capital city is the New Delhi. The question is, who are the top 10 richest people in India in 2015?
10. Desh Bandhu Gupta
Also called as “DBG”, he is actually a 77-year-old Indian businessman who happens to be successful in the pharmaceutical industry. He has big stock shares in the generics company known as Lupin, and this is exactly where he gets his net income that reaches as much as $5.8 billion.
9. Cyrus Poonawalla
Serum Institute of India is a private company owned by Cyrus Poonawalla. This company is very popular in producing vaccine. In fact, it is ranked as the number company in the entire world when it comes to vaccine formulation. He’s currently 74 years old and he has a $6.6 billion net worth.
8. Sunil Mittal
This Indian business tycoon has a net worth of $6.6 billion. At his current age of 57, he is still very active in pulling more and more business profit to his telecom company known as Bharti Airtel. Basing on the subscribers, this telecom company is ranked 4th in the entire world.
7. Gautam Adani
He’s 53 years old, and has a net worth of $6.6 billion. He’s an Indian port tycoon who owns Adani Enterprises. Adani’s business profit began to soar higher when he was recognized as a good friend of Narendra Modi, India’s Prime Minister. His company deals with infrastructure and commodities.
6. Uday Kotak
This 56-year-old businessman is into baking. He owns a bank known as Kotak Mahindra Bank. His business deal with ING Vysya Bank, which happens to be his rival, marks the start of his popularity as one of the richest persons in India. His net income is around $7.2 billion.
5. Kumar Birla
He’s the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. It’s a company that manufactures commodities of the people. His residence is exactly located in Mumbai, India. He’s married and has 3 children. Currently, he’s 48 years old and has a net worth of 9 billion.
4. Lakshmi Mittal
This married Indian businessman has two children, and he’s currently 65 years old. He’s into the steel making industry. In fact, he owns a steel making firm known as ArcelorMittal. This company is actually the world’s largest steel making firm. His net worth reaches as much as $13.5 billion.
3. Shiv Nadar
Having a $14.8 net worth, Shiv Nadar is the cofounder of HCL Group, HCL Technologies, and HCL Avitas. Majority of the products in his company have something to do with the IT Industry such as software. Since it is now a computer age, then it is expected that his company will succeed. Currently, he is 69 years old.
2. Dilip Shanghvi
This Indian billionaire owns Sun Pharmaceutical Industries. This is actually the number one drug company in India. Currently, he is 59 years old, and is happily living in Mumbai, India. His net worth reaches around $20 billion.
1. Mukesh Ambani
He’s the richest individual in India, having a net worth of $21 billion. He gets this big earning from his major share in the Reliance Industries, a famous and big company in India that offers petrochemicals, gas, and oil. He is living in Mumbai, India. Talking about the age, he is currently 68 years old.
These are the top 10 richest people in India this 2015. They are known to be very expert in their chosen business field.