Top 5 richest persons and families in India

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#1. MUKESH AMBANI

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian businessman and the managing director of the Reliance Industries, India’s most valuable company. The Reliance Industries was initially founded by his father Dhirubhai Ambani in 1996 as a small textile manufacturer. Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of around 40.5 billion $ (2018). He is married to Nita Ambani and has children naming Anant Ambani, Akash Ambani, and Isha Ambani. Mukesh Ambani also launched his telecommunication company JIO in 2016 which provided low tariff plans as compared to the other operators and which helped him gain more than 160 million users in just a period of two years.

#2. AZIM PREMJI

Azim Premji is an Indian businessman and the chairman of Wipro Limited. He was born on 24th July 1945 and has a net worth of around 1700 crores. He was responsible for guiding Wipro through four Decades of diversification and growth to finally emerge as one of the global leaders in the software industry. He is married to Yasmeen and has children naming Rishad and Tariq.

#3. HINDUJA FAMILY

Hinduja Family

Four siblings from the Hinduja family run a company known as the Hinduja Group under which they deal with a wide range of products like lubricants, cable TV etc. Hinduja Group also owns the company Ashok Leyland under which they make Trucks, Buses and other vehicles for the Indian Market. The Hinduja Group has a total net worth of around 19 billion $.

#4. LAKSHMI MITTAL

Lakshmi Mittal

Lakshmi Mittal (estimated wealth around 18 billion $) is the CEO and chairman of the worlds biggest steelmaking company which is ArcelorMittal. In his early life, he did his schooling from the Shri Daulatram Nopany Vidyalaya in Kolkata and completed his graduation from the St. Xavier’s College. His father Mohanlal Mittal also ran a steel business.

#5. PALLONJI MISTRY

Pallonji Mistry is the chairman of Sharpoorji Pallonji Group. And according to Forbes, he has an estimated wealth of around 17 billion $ as of December 2017. Pallonji mystery is the large shareholder of the Tata Group and holds around 18.4% stake in it.