The Forbes list of Indian billionaires is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine.
Top 10 Indian Billionaires in 2019
1. Mukesh Ambani
The Owner of the Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani has grown richer by $16.9 billion in 2018 with the net worth $40.1 billion, according to the Forbes magazine.
2. Azim Premji
Azim Premji, the owner of Wipro Limited, has occupied the second spot in the list of the richest Indians in 2018 .
3. Lakshmi Mittal
Lakshmi Mittal, the owner and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the global steelmaker, stands on the third position in the Forbes’ list amongst the Indian billionaires with the net worth $18.5 billion in 2018.
4. Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar is the famous Indian IT pioneer and co-owner of HCL, which is one of India’s leading software services providing company.
5. Dilip Shanghvi
Dilip Shanghvi is the co-owner of the Sun Pharmaceuticals, which is India’s most trusted pharmaceutical company.
6. Kumar Mangalam Birla
Kumar Mangalam Birla is the owner of the Aditya Birla Group who made it to the Forbes’ billionaires list in 2018.
7. Uday Kotak
Uday Kotak is the Managing Director of Kotak-Mahindra Bank which is one of the leading private sector banks in India.
8. Radhakishan Damani
Radhakishan Damani is a veteran investor, who owns the supermarket chain D-Mart. He stood on the 12th rank among the richest Indian business personalities in the 2017 Forbes list with the net worth $9.3 billion.
9. Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani, the ports tycoon and the owner of Adani Group, is on the ninth position in the Forbes list of richest Indians 2018.
10. Cyrus S. Poonawala
Cyrus S. Poonawala is the owner of Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd., which is the world’s largest producers of vaccines in the world.