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Top 10 Tech Billionaires According To Forbes Richest Indians List

| Published on October 12, 2019

Technology is the modern secret of becoming rich. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates the list will go on and on if we count the richest people who took the help of technology to reach their place. Forbes, which is popular for studying the net-worth of richest people in the world has released its 2019 richest Indians list which has 100 of the Indian people who have the highest net-worth. We have compiled a list of top 10 billionaires from the tech world. Have a look:

1. Shiv Nadar – $14.4 billion

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The founder and chairman of HCL Technologies, Shiv Nadar is currently the richest tech billionaire in India with a net worth of $14.4 billion.

2. Azim Premji – $7.2 billion

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Known for his philanthropy activities, Azim Premji dropped out of Stanford at the age of 21 to take over Wipro after his father’s death. With his hard work and dedication, Premji turned the company into the software conglomerate.

​3. NR Narayana Murthy — $2.47 billion


Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has a net worth of $2.47 billion. Popularly known as ‘the father of the Indian IT sector’, he has certainly brought an IT revolution in the country.

4. Senapathy Gopalakrishnan – $2.36 billion

Currently the chairman of Axilor Ventures, Senapathy Gopalakrishnan is also the former executive vice-chairman and one of the seven founders of Infosys.

5. Vijay Shekhar Sharma – $2.35 billion

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has inspired a whole generation of Indian wannabe entrepreneurs to build their own solutions and startups. He is expanding Paytm in new industries now.

6. Byju Raveendran – $1.91 billion


Byju Raveendran, the founder of Byju’s is the youngest billionaire on the Forbes 100 Rich list.

7. Sridhar Vembu – $1.83 billion

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Sridhar is the brain behind ZOHO which is one of the most popular software and cloud service companies in the world.

8. Nandan Nilekani – $1.81 billion

Nandan Nilekani is known as the architect of India’s Aadhaar identification system. He is the 8th richest tech billionaire in India and is the chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA)

9. K Dinesh – $1.61 billion

One of the co-founders of Infosys, Dinesh stepped down from the company in 2011 and has since devoted his money and time towards philanthropic efforts.

​10. Bhavin and Divyank Turakhia – $1.54 billion

The Turakhia brothers, Bhavin and Divyank have a net worth of $1.54 billion each. Bhavin has co-founded a number of tech companies including Ringo, Flock, Zeta and CodeChef.

Also Read: Forbes India Rich List 2019: Top 10 Richest Indians

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