Top 10 Richest people in India 2020.

Top 10 Richest people in India 2020.

In 2020, according to ‘Hurun Global Rich List 2020‘, India has 169 billionaires (net worth of $1 bn or more) residing in India with 33 entering the list just last year, while 10 Indians dropped out of the list.. And  for the 12th year in the row Mukesh Ambani the head of oil-gas-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries topped the list with an estimated net worth $51.4 billion.

Despite a slowdown of economic growth that caused more than half of the India’s richest people to lose money, Ambani has only gotten richer, adding $ 4.1 billion to his wealth last year.

Here are the top 10 richest people in India right now, ranked

1 . Mukesh Ambani        

Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani

The head of reliance industries Mukesh Ambani  for the 12th year in the row topped the list. The estimated net worth $51.4 billion.

Age : 62

Industry : Petrochemical, Oil and Gas

Net worth : $51.4 billion

2. Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani

Ports tycoon Gautam Adani controls Mundra Port, India’s largest, in his home state of Gujarat.  Adani has recently expanded into new ventures such as airports and data centers.

Age : 57

Industry : commodities, infrastructure,

Net worth : $15.7 billion

3. Hinduja brothers

Hinduja Brother's
Hinduja Brother’s

Hinduja Group is conglomerate of Four close-knit siblings, Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashok. Their group’s businesses range from trucks and lubricants to banking and cable television.

Net worth : US$15.5 billion

4. Pallonji Mistry

Pallonji Mistry
Pallonji Mistry

The 154-year-old Shapoorji Pallonji Group controls by Reclusive tycoon Pallonji Mistry ( Mumbai-headquartered engineering and construction giant )

Age : 90

Industry : Construction

Net worth : US$15 billion

5. Uday Kotak

Uday Kotak
Uday Kotak

Mr. Kotak an Indian billionaire banker, and the executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank holds the 5th positions. Uday Kotak started a finance firm in 1985 then went on convert it into a bank 2003.

Age : 61

Industry : Banking

Net worth : US14.8 billion

6. Shiv Nadar

Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar

HCL cofounder and Indian IT pioneer Shiv Nadar cofounded HCL in a garage in 1976 to make calculators and microprocessors. And Today HCL is the india’s largest software service provider.

Age : 74

Industry : Software services

Net worth : US14.4 billion

7. Radhakishan Damani

Radhakishan Damani
Radhakishan Damani

Damani became India’s retail king after the March 2017 IPO of his supermarket chain DMart. Damani got into retailing in 2002 with one store in suburban Mumbai and has been unstoppable since

Age : 65

Industry : investments, retail

Net worth : US14.3 billion

8. Godrej family

patriarch Adi Godrej
patriarch Adi Godrej

A 122-year-old consumer-goods giant The Godrej family is controlled by patriarch Adi Godrej, an MIT grad. The group was established by lawyer Ardeshir Godrej, who gave up his profession to make locks in 1897.

Age : 77

Industry : Godrej Group

Net worth : US12 billion

9. Lakshmi Mittal

Laxmi Mittal
Laxmi Mittal

Hailing from a steel clan, he separated from his siblings to start Mittal Steel, Lakshmi Mittal serves as chairman and CEO of $76 billion (revenue) ArcelorMittal, the world’s biggest steelmaker.

Age : 69

Industry : Steel

Net worth : US10.5 billion

10. Kumar Birla

Kumar Manglam Birla
Kumar Manglam Birla

Kumar Mangalam Birla is the fourth generation head of the storied, Aditya Birla Group. The group’s interests span cement and aluminium to telecom and financial services. Birla inherited the family empire at age 28 when his father Aditya Birla died in 1995.

Age : 52

Industry : commodities

Net worth : US9.6 billion

This was the list of 10 Richest people in India 2020 with Net worth of $1 billion or more.

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