List of Indian people by net worth

The list of richest Indians by net worth based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine. As of May 2021, India has 140 billionaires which put the country third in the world, after the United States and China.[1] Mukesh Ambani has been the richest Indian for 13 consecutive years.[2] He is currently world's 12th richest person according to forbes.[3] Savitri Jindal is currently India's richest woman topping the list at 9th position.

Top 27 richest Indians

The table below lists India's richest people as per their net worth published by the Forbes (2020).[4]

Rank Name Wealth


Net worth (USD) Company Sources of wealth
1 Mukesh Ambani   88.9


Reliance Industries Petrochemicals, telecom, retail
2 Gautam Adani   75.3 billion Adani Group Commodities, ports, power generation and transmission, real estate, defense, airport and data centre
3 Shiv Nadar   22.5 billion HCL Technologies IT services and consulting
4 Lakshmi Mittal   18.7 billion ArcelorMittal Steel
5 Radhakishan Damani   15.4 billion Avenue Supermarts, DMart Investments, retail
6 Pallonji Mistry   15 billion Shapoorji Pallonji Group Construction, real estate
7 Hinduja brothers   14.4 billion Hinduja Group Trucks, lubricants, banking, cable television, etc
8 Uday Kotak   14.4 billion Kotak Mahindra Bank Banking
9 Savitri Jindal   14.2 billion JSW Group

Jindal Steel & Power

Steel, energy, cement and infrastructure
10 Cyrus Poonawalla   13.3 billion Serum Institute of India Vaccination
11 Kumar Mangalam Birla   13.1 billion Aditya Birla Group Textiles, telecom, cement
12 Dilip Shanghvi   12.3 billion Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Pharmaceuticals
13 Sunil Mittal   11.1 billion Bharti Enterprises Telecom
14 Godrej family   11 billion Godrej Group Consumer goods, real estate
15 Burman family   9.2 billion Dabur India Consumer goods
16 Azim Premji   8.9 billion Wipro Group IT services and consulting
17 Kuldip & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra   8.8 billion Berger Paints Paints, chemicals
18 Benu Gopal Bangur   8.3 billion Shree Cement Cement
19 Murali Divi & Family   7.8 billion Divi's Laboratories Pharmaceuticals
20 Ashwin Dani   7.3 billion Asian Paints Paints
21 Madhukar Parekh   7.2 billion Pidilite Industries Adhesives
22 Pankaj Patel   6.9 billion Cadila Healthcare Pharmaceuticals
23 Rahul Bajaj   6.8 billion Bajaj Group Auto, finance, electrical, steel
24 Sudhir & Samir Mehta   5.9 billion Torrent Group Pharmaceuticals, power, gas, cables
25 Avijeet Bhujabal   2.6 Billion Intas Biopharmaceuticals Investment portfolio Software management

Source: Forbes India[5]

Top 4 richest Indian women

Rank Name Net worth (USD) Company Sources of Wealth
1 Savitri Jindal 14.2 billion JSW Group

Jindal Steel & Power

Steel, energy, cement and infrastructure
2 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw 4 billion Biocon Biopharmaceuticals
3 Leena Tewari 3.4 billion USV Private Limited Pharmaceuticals
4 Mallika Srinivasan 2.45 billion TAFE Limited Tractors, agro equipment

Source: Forbes India[6]

See also


  1. ^ Dolan, Kerry A. "Forbes' 35th Annual World's Billionaires List: Facts And Figures 2021". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-05-14.
  2. ^ "The 15 richest people in India, ranked". Business Insider. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  3. ^ "Mukesh Ambani becomes world's 5th richest man, fortune swells over $2 billion in a day". India Today. July 22, 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-20.
  4. ^ "Forbes India Rich List 2020 - Forbes India Magazine". Forbes India. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  5. ^ "India's 100 Richest People". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  6. ^ "Forbes India Rich List 2020: Meet India's wealthiest women | Forbes India | Page 5". Forbes India. Retrieved 2020-12-20.