Mukesh Ambani the chairman and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries, has been the richest Indian for 13 consecutive years. He is currently world's 10th richest person in the world according to Forbes. Savitri Jindal is currently India's richest woman topping the list at 7th position.
Ladies & Gentlemen, We are pleased to introduce Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group, holding the title of the wealthiest person in India. Mr. Mukesh Ambani maintains his position atop the Forbes list as the wealthiest individual from India. He owns a net worth $90 billion in today's dollars.
Adani Group's Gautam Adani is India's richest man, followed by Mukesh Ambani and Shapoor Mistry & Cyrus Mistry Family at second and third positions. The top 10 of India's richest control ₹31.71 lakh crore of the ₹66.36 lakh crore wealth owned by 142 dollar billionaires.
Other names on the list of trillionaires were Radhakishan Damani, SP Hinduja, LN Mittal, Dilip Shanghvi, Uday Kotak, Kumar Mangalam Birla, and Niraj Bajaj. Shanghvi and Kotak were the new entrants to the list. The report further showed that 100 start-up founders have a net worth of more than $10 billion.
However in this list the Indian Richest Man of India is Gautam Adani with 150 billion dollars. His net worth is approx double of the second Indian richest Man Mukesh Ambani. Around one year ago he was the India richest man. But now the crown of Indian Richest Man goes to Gautam Adani.
How much money is needed to be a millionaire in India?
After surveying 350 Indian millionaires that included 42 High Net worth Individuals (HNIs), the report used 50 data points to offer insights into the preferences of wealthy Indians. The report defines millionaires as individuals having a personal wealth of at least ₹7 Crore, roughly $1 million.
The Ambani family is also considered to be one of India's richest Indian families. They all live in a home worth $1 billion. The family has a net worth of $90 billion. The family earns most of its income from the Reliance Industries, followed by petrochemicals, oil and ga, telecom and retail.
Well, the royalty and legacy of the richest man in the history of India date back to many decades, rather over a century. Looking back at our history, Mir Osman Ali Khan is the richest man in Indian history with an adjusted net worth because of inflation. He is the 7th Nizam and the last Nawab of the Hyderabad state.
Maharashtra is India's richest state. Mumbai, the state capital, is also known as the country's economic capital. In 2020-21, Maharashtra's GSDP was estimated to be Rs. 26.62 trillion (US$ 366.67 billion).
Just a decade ago, Indian GDP was the eleventh largest in the world. Now, with 7 percent growth forecast for 2022, India's economy has overtaken the United Kingdom's in terms of size, making it the fifth biggest. That's according to the latest figures from the International Monetary Fund.
Savitri Jindal was named the richest Indian woman in 2022 with a net worth of over 16.4 billion U.S. dollars. Vinod Rai Gupta, the mother of Anil Gupta, who runs Havells India, came second in the rankings.
A 2018 bank report found that 23,000 Indian millionaires had left the country since 2014. More recently, a Global Wealth Migration Review report revealed that nearly 5,000 millionaires, or 2% of the total number of high net-worth individuals in India left the country in 2020 alone.
Who was the richest person ever? The richest person ever is thought to have been an emperor with an accumulation of wealth often described as “unimaginable” or “incalculable.” The title goes to 14th-century African emperor Mansa Musa, and his wealth has been estimated to be the modern day equivalent of $400 billion.