Forbes Magazine has released the 2017 Forbes billionaires list. Though America leads all the countries yet India is not much behind in the race. It ranks fourth, being home to 101 billionaires with Mukesh Ambani at the top.
Check out the list to know about the top 15 richest people in India——
1. Mukesh Ambani:
Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, has assets net worth of $23.2 billion. He ranks at 33rd position in the Forbes billionaires list. The primary businesses include telecom, oil and gas, retail industries etc. His younger brother Anil Ambani got the 745th position with a net worth of $2.7 billion.
2. Lakshmi Mittal:
Next comes Lakshmi Mittal, the chairman and CEO of Arcelor Mittal, at 56th position. His net worth is $16.4 billion. He is the biggest steel maker.
3. Azim Premji:
The Wipro chairman, Azim Premji, ranks 72nd in the Forbes billionaires list with net worth of $14.9 billion. The company is into diversified domains.
4. Dilip Shanghvi:
Dilip Shanghvi was ranked 84th in the richest person list. He is the chairman and managing director of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries. He has a net worth of $13.7billion. His primary business is into pharmaceuticals.
5. Shiv Nadar:
He got 102 ranks in the Forbes 2017 list of billionaires with a net worth of $12.3 billion. He is the chairman of HCL Corporation, the IT Company.
6. Kumar Birla:
The chairman of the Aditya Birla Group was ranked at 133rd position. He has a net worth of $9.5 billion. The multinational company is into finance, retail, chemicals and power sectors.
7. Cyrus Poonawalla:
He is the chairman of Poonawalla Group. He reached 159th position with net worth of $8.1 billion. He is the founder of the Serum Institute Of India.
8. Uday Kotak:
The managing director of the Kotak Mahindra Bank, Uday Kotak, was placed at 166th position with net worth of $8 billion.
9. Sunil Mittal:
Sunil Mittal is the chairman of Bharti Enterprises. He has the net worth of $7.5 billion and was ranked at 182th position in the Forbes billionaires list.
10. Gautam Adani:
The Adani Group chairman, Gautam Adani, was honored with 250th position by Forbes with a net worth of $5.8 billion.