Top 7 Richest People of India of 2017
India was once known as “Sone ki Chidiya” which means a golden bird. The country holds the name because of its wealth. Although the country still holds the maximum amount of gold as compared to the whole world, still lacks in some fields. But there are some people still holding the position of the richest people where the countries money is concentrated.
Here is the list of those!
Mukesh Ambani, the largest shareholder, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited. The person holds the worth of $42 Billion as ranked by Forbes magazine 2017! The Reliance Industries are in the field of Petroleum, Telecom Services, Electronics and many others. The Chairman is the son of the Indian Business tycoon Mr. Dhirubai AMbani, the founder of Reliance Industries, and it is because of the effort of Mukesh Ambani that the Reliance Industries have grown to what it is now.
Azim Hashim Premji, the chairman of Wipro Limited, holding 73% of shares of the company, the 72-year-old holds a net worth of $19 Billion. The Indian business tycoon holds a personal net worth of $2 billion. From the last four years, Premji has been successfully directing the IT company and helped it in emerging as the global leaders of the software industry.
Laxmi Niwas Mittal is the steel magnate of India and the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal Steel manufacturing company. His company still holds the positions of the world’s largest steel manufacturers. The 67-year-old business tycoon and steel magnate of India hold the net worth of $17.5 Billion according to Forbes 2017.
An Indian Industrialist and the fourth richest man in the country holding a net worth of $12.9 Billion according to the Forbes magazine 2017 is the founder and chairman of one of the biggest company in the electronics that is HCL. The business tycoon with his efforts in the IT industry has been honored with “Padma Bhushan” in the year 2008.
Kumar Mangalam Birla
The 51-year-old Indian Industrialist and the chairman of Aditya Birla Group and also the chancellor of the Birla Educational Institution is holding a worth of $12.7 Billion is one of the biggest conglomerates in India. The person holds the position of the 5th richest man in the country.
The founder and Managing Director of Sun Pharmaceuticals and the 6th richest man in India hold the net worth of $11.9 Billion according to Forbes magazine 2017. The 62-year-old man was the son of a trader of pharmaceuticals and from there till here, holding and owning a pharmaceutical company, the man also bagged the biggest Indian Civilian Honor “The Padma Shri Award” in 2016.
Sunil Bharti Mittal
The founder and chairman of Birla Enterprises and Bharti Airtel hold the worth of $10.9 Billion. He has his business in various fields including telecom, insurances, real estate and much more. Airtel Bharti is the largest telecom company in India and third largest in the world.