Top 10 richest Indians in 2021

For the 14th year in a row, Mukesh Ambani remains the wealthiest Indian, followed by Gautam Adani

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India has produced several billionaires who occupy a significant number of slots on the list of wealthiest persons in the world today. For the 14th year in a row, Mukesh Ambani remains the wealthiest Indian, followed by Gautam Adani. Here is the list of the top 10 richest persons in India as per their latest real time Forbes data on 11 October 2021.

1 Mukesh Ambani

With a net worth of $92.7 billion, according to Forbes, the Chairman of Reliance Industries tops the list, yet again. During the lockdown period, Ambani raised $20 billion,

2 Gautam Adani

The infrastructure tycoon has a net worth of $74.8 billion. Apart from infra, he has business interests in power generation and transmission, edible oil and real estate as well.

3 Shiv Nadar

With a net worth of $31 billion, the co-founder of HCL ranks third this year. He is a leading philanthropist and has donated more than $662 million to his Shiv Nadar Foundation

4 Radhakishan Damani

Damani has a net worth of $29.4 billion. He owns 214 DMart stores across the country.

5 Cyrus Poonawalla

The founder of Serum Institute of India, Poonawalla has a net worth of $19 billion. SII is the world’s largest vaccine maker.

6 Lakshmi Mittal

The Chairman of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel and mining company, Mittal has a net worth of $18.8 billion.

7 Savitri Jindal

The Richest Indian woman, Jindal has a net worth of $18 billion. She is the Chairperson of Jindal Group, founded by her late husband, Om Prakash Jindal.

8 Uday Kotak

Founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Uday Kotak has a net worth of $16.5 billion.

9 Pallonji Mistry

Famous construction and engineering giant Shapoorji Pallonji Group is virtually controlled by Mistry. He has a net worth of $16.4 billion.

10 Kumar Birla

Head of Aditya Birla Group, Birla has a net worth of $15.8 billion. In India, he is also called the ‘Commodity King’.

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