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Top 5 Indian Businessmen With Highest Net-Worth 2019

| Published on September 27, 2019

Top 5 Industrialist as per the IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List 2019.

1. Mukesh Ambani

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Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani maintained his number one spot for the eighth consecutive years. Ambani‘s net worth was estimated at around Rs 380,700 crore with an increase in his wealth by three percent from the previous year.

2. SP Hinduja

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SP Hinduja, Chairman of Hinduja Group of companies, came in second with a net worth of Rs 186,500 crore.

3. Azim Premji

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While Wipro Founder Azim Premji followed SP Hinduja and came on the third position with Rs 117,100 crore wealth.

4. LN Mittal

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LN Mittal, the CEO, and chairman of steel major ArcelorMittal took the fourth spot with Rs 107,300 crore.

5. Gautam Adani

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Gautam Adani, the chairman and founder of the Adani Group, ranked up at fifth with a total wealth of Rs 94,500 crore. Adani was the biggest gainer of the year, adding Rs 22,300 crore to his net worth since 2018.

Others Who Featured On The List

With an average age of industrialists in the list was 60, the youngest self-made entrepreneur on the list is Oyo Rooms’ Ritesh Agarwal (25) with Rs 7,500 crore.

The 2019 list also featured 152 women, with HCL Enterprise CEO Roshni Nadar leading the ranks, followed by Smita V Crishna (68) of Godrej Group with a net worth Rs 31,400 crore.

With a net worth of Rs 18,500 crore, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw of Biocon retains the crown of the richest self-made woman in India.

Among Indian cities, Mumbai had the highest number of rich and famous with 246 (26 percent) residing in the ‘City of Dreams’, followed by New Delhi (175) and Bengaluru (77). But, these three cities contributed to only 35 percent of new additions, compared to 59 percent in 2018.

The number of Indians on the list has seen a growth of 122 people and brought the number up to 953.

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