Top 10 Richest Men in India

This is the top 10 Richest People in India as on 2016-2017. Starting from Mr. Mukesh Ambani whose worth is $22.6 Billion, Dilip Shanghvi $14.3 billion to rest 10. India is on its fast move towards advancement and growth. With popular over 120 million, the country is experiencing tremendous growth in every industry, which is also improving the standard of living of people. At the same time, this increase in growth has also increased the numbers of richest personalities in India. To say, they are not only the richest persons in India, but also stand in the list of top richest personality in the world. Becoming rich and reaching the top position of the richest men in India is not as easy as described.

Richest Men in India

It really demands extremely hard work compromising many comforts or one should have born with silver spoon, which means with rich background of the family. Here follows the top 10 richest men of India in the year 2016 – 2017:

1. Mukesh Ambani – $22.6 Billion

Mukesh Ambani's net worth

Mukesh Ambani is not only the richest person in India, but also of Asia. His total net worth is estimated to be over 22 billion. He is the owner of top companies including Reliance Communications Limited in India. He also deals with petrochemical in oil and gas. His entrepreneurship ability has made him reach the top position.2Azim Premji – $14.3

2. Azim Premji – $14.3 Billion

Azim Premji counted among richest Indian

The net worth of Azim Premji is estimated to be 414.3 billion in 2016. Although he continued his father’s business of vegetable, he later started manufacturing soap and hydraulic cylinders. Today he owns the very famous company called Wipro Microcomputers in India and one of the rising businessmen in India.

3. Lakshmi Mittal  – $14.1 Billion

Mr Lakshmi Mital net worth

Lakshmi Mital is the board member of Goldman Sachs in India, which is one of the top global investment banking firms. We was in the 6th position of the richest person of the world, but today he is in the 82nd position. His net worth is estimated to be 14.1 billion dollar in 2016.  He is also the chief organizer of the United Kingdom based steel manufacturing company, Arcelor Mittal.

4. Pallonji Mistry – $13.5 Billion

Pallonji Mistry Fobes net worth

We can say that Pallonji Mistry was born with silver spoon. He received the 18.4 shares of Tata Sons from his father, after he passed way by getting the liability to receive the profit of this organization. Besides, he also owns the company called Shapoorji Pallonji Group that deals with real estate and construction business in India.

5. Dilip Shanghvi – $13 Billion

Dilip Shanghvi's net worth

With the net worth of $13 billion, Dilip Shanghvi is the 3rd richest man in India. He owns pharmaceutical company, Sun Pharmaceuticals in India. He also owns pharma companies in Israel and United States.

6. Shiv Nadar – $11.1 Billion

Shiv Nadar the 5th richest Indian

The net worth of Shiv Nadar is estimated to be 11.1 billion in 2016. He started his own business along with his friends and now he is the owner of HCL technologies in India.

7. Cyrus Poonawalla – $8.6 Billion

Mr Cyrus Poonawalla

Owner of Poonwala Stud Farms in India, Cyrus Poonwalla has the net worth of $8.6 billion as per Wikipedia. He is the chairperson of Poonwalla Group that owns many biotech companies in India. Mr. Cyrus also honored by the  Padma Shri for his selfless effort in medicine industry.

8. Kumar Birla- $8.1 Billion

Kumar Birla - under top 10 Richest men in India

With the net worth of $8.1 billion, Kumar Birla owns the third biggest company in India, which is the multi-billion dollar company, Birla – Source –

9. Gautam Adani – $7 Billion

Mr Gautam Adani

One of the very popular personality in diamond business in India, Mr. Gautam Adani is counted among the richest personality with the net worth of 7 billion. He also owns plastic business along with his brother in India.

10. Ardeshir Godrej – $4 Billion

Ardeshir Godrej another richest man in India

Godrej family is the richest family in India. They deal with many consumer products, security systems, furniture, real estate and engineering. Ardeshir Godrej and his brother together hold the net worth of $4 billion in India.


How can we forget about the founder of Infosys, yes, Mr. Narayana Murthy whose net worth is $1.8 Billion. Born just 1 year before Independence, Mr. Murthy is one of the respected man in India who created millions of jobs in India and abroad.

If you know any other famous and richest Man in India which is not listed here or just wanted to inform me, then don’t hesitate to leave your comment.