Despite shifting their base or being born Indian, these billionaires have set an example with their knowledge and skills, for the entire world. The Forbes Richest Billionaire’s List 2021 is finally out and these 5 Indian-Americans are glorifying it being at the top.
Wondering who these are? You’ll surely recognize these few names.
With a net worth of $10 billion, Chaudhary made it to the 228th rank. He is the proud owner of Zscaler since 2008. Along with his wife, he has been living in the US since the 1980s. Both of them quit their jobs to start their own ventures. They have successfully co-owned and run firms like CoreHarbor, CipherTrust, AirDefense, and SecureIT.
He is the owner of Interglobe Aviation that owns IndiGo – the most flown airline in India. He started IndiGo in 2006 with Rahul Bhatia and owns 37% of the company’s share. He currently has a net worth of $3.9 billion and ranks at 752 on Forbes’ list.
Starting Wayfair with another billionaire, Shah generated up to $14 billion in revenue just last year. He has a net worth of $3.6 billion and ranks at the 831st position on Forbes’ list. His company offers more than 18 million products across the world.
Bhusri is the Vice Chairman of PeopleSoft, a business software company. He has a net worth of $2.8 billion and ranks 1,111 on Forbes’ list. Most of his wealth earned is donated for charity as his stance with the Giving Pledge.
Khosla is the proud owner of Khosla Ventures, but that is not just what the Silicon Valley billionaire does. He has earlier invested in experimental technologies. He also co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 and was also a part of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for 18 years before beginning his own fund-based venture. He ranks at the 1174th position on Forbes’ list.
Source: Forbes India