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India Rich List Index For 2019: Richest Indian Billionaires

Mukesh Ambani

With an estimated net worth of $51.4 billion, the head of oil-gas-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani is the wealthiest person in India, that’s according to CEOWORLD magazine’s India Rich List Index For 2019. Gautam Adani is second on the list with $15.7 billion. Hinduja brothers hold the third spot with a net worth of $15.6 billion, followed by Pallonji Mistry ($15 billion), Uday Kotak ($14.8 billion), and Shiv Nadar ($14.4 billion).

Radhakishan Damani, Godrej family, Lakshmi Mittal, Kumar Birla rounded up the top ten wealthiest people in India with $14.3 billion, $12 billion, $10.5 billion, and $9.6 billion respectively.

The total wealth of this year’s 100 richest Indian billionaires shrank 8 percent from a year ago to $452 billion. The collective fortune of India’s richest 10 people is $173 billion.

With a net worth of roughly $1.91 billion, Byju’s founder, Byju Raveendran, entered the CEOWORLD magazine’s Richest people in India list, according to report. Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani continued to dominate the Indian billionaire sphere with a net worth of $51.4 billion. “Ambani chairs and runs $60 billion (revenue) oil and gas giant Reliance Industries, among India’s most valuable companies,” CEOWORLD magazine said.

100 Richest People In India 2019

RankNameTotal Net Worth
1Mukesh Ambani $51.4 billion
2Gautam Adani $15.7 billion
3Hinduja brothers $15.6 billion
4Pallonji Mistry $15 billion
5Uday Kotak $14.8 billion
6Shiv Nadar $14.4 billion
7Radhakishan Damani $14.3 billion
8Godrej family $12 billion
9Lakshmi Mittal $10.5 billion
10Kumar Birla $9.6 billion
11Bajaj Family $9.2 billion
12Cyrus Poonawalla $9.1 billion
13Burman family $8.3 billion
14Sunil Mittal $7.6 billion
15Dilip Shanghvi $7.55 billion
16Madhukar Parekh $7.5 billion
17Azim Premji $7.2 billion
18Nusli Wadia $7.1 billion
19Benu Gopal Bangur $6.3 billion
20Savitri Jindal $5.8 billion
21Kuldip Singh & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra $5.5 billion
22Kapil & Rahul Bhatia $5.4 billion
23Ashwin Dani $4.8 billion
24Harsh Mariwala $4.6 billion
25Kushal Pal Singh $4.35 billion
26M.A. Yusuff Ali $4.3 billion
27Sudhir & Samir Mehta $4.15 billion
28Hasmukh Chudgar $4.1 billion
29Vinod & Anil Rai Gupta $4 billion
30Karsanbhai Patel $3.9 billion
31Mahendra Choksi $3.85 billion
32Vikram Lal $3.8 billion
33Micky Jagtiani $3.7 billion
34Pawan Munjal $3.65 billion
35Abhay Vakil $3.5 billion
36Rajendra Agarwal $3.45 billion
37Murali Divi $3.4 billion
38Anil Agarwal $3.35 billion
39P.P. Reddy $3.3 billion
40Chandru Raheja $3.2 billion
41Singh family $3.18 billion
42B.R. Shetty $3.15 billion
43Ravi Pillai $3.1 billion
44MG George Muthoot $3.05 billion
45Ajay Piramal $2.95 billion
46Pankaj Patel $2.8 billion
47Mangal Prabhat Lodha $2.65 billion
48Rakesh Jhunjhunwala $2.6 billion
49Kalanithi Maran $2.5 billion
50Jitendra Virwani $2.48 billion
51N.R. Narayana Murthy $2.47 billion
52Vivek Chaand Sehgal $2.45 billion
53Ravi Jaipuria $2.4 billion
54Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw $2.38 billion
55Senapathy Gopalakrishnan $2.36 billion
56Vijay Shekhar Sharma $2.35 billion
57Shashi & Ravi Ruia $2.33 billion
58Ramesh Juneja $2.3 billion
59P.V. Ramprasad Reddy $2.25 billion
60Rajan Raheja $2.22 billion
61Gupta family $2.2 billion
62Abhay Firodia $2.12 billion
63Vikas Oberoi $2.11 billion
64Amalgamations family $2.1 billion
65Murugappa Family $2.09 billion
66Baba Kalyani $2.07 billion
67Sunny Varkey $2.05 billion
68Shyam & Hari Bhartia $2 billion
69Vijay Chauhan $1.95 billion
70Salil Singhal $1.93 billion
71Leena Tewari $1.92 billion
72Byju Raveendran $1.91 billion
73Sunder Genomal $1.9 billion
74Yusuf Hamied $1.89 billion
75Mofatraj Munot $1.85 billion
76Sridhar Vembu $1.83 billion
77Harsh Goenka $1.82 billion
78Nandan Nilekani $1.81 billion
79Sanjiv Goenka $1.8 billion
80Kishore Biyani $1.78 billion
81Mahendra Prasad $1.77 billion
82Reddy Family $1.76 billion
83Jain family $1.75 billion
84Anurang Jain $1.74 billion
85Devendra Jain $1.73 billion
86Manohar Lal and Madhusudan Agarwal $1.7 billion
87Rajju Shroff $1.69 billion
88Anand Mahindra $1.65 billion
89K. Dinesh $1.61 billion
90Sunil Vaswani $1.6 billion
91Lachhman Das Mittal $1.59 billion
92Ranjan Pai $1.58 billion
93Rajesh Mehta $1.57 billion
94Bhavin & Divyank Turakhia $1.54 billion
95Rajesh Mehra $1.5 billion
96Bhadresh Shah $1.49 billion
97Acharya Balkrishna $1.47 billion
98Sandeep Engineer $1.45 billion
99Shamsheer Vayalil $1.41 billion
100S.D. Shibulal $1.4 billion

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