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Top 10 Richest Indians Of 2017, According To Forbes

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India is one of the top countries in the world when it is about GDP. Moreover, it is estimated that it will be the fourth highest GDP in 2022. Hence, it is certain that India is a home of many super rich people. Forbes has recently unveiled the list of Richest Indians in 2017. Therefore, we have brought you top ten from the list. Let us browse through it.

 

10. Gautam Adani- $11 B

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Gautam Adani is no strange name to all of us. Furthermore, he is one of the richest people in India. Therefore, there is no surprise that he managed to enter the top ten list. A huge par of his income comes from exports and coal mines.

 

9. Dilip Shanghvi- $12.1 B

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He is the founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals, along with his partner. Hence, the list of richest Indians always encompasses his name. His main source of income is Pharmaceuticals.

 

8. Kumar Birla- $12.6 B

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From the business of ultra-tech cements and Idea cellular, Kumar Birla got a net worth of $12.6B. He is the youngest in our list. The 50 year old, Kumar Birla is on the eighth spot.

 

7. Shiv Nadar- $13.6 B

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He is an Indian industrialist and philanthropist. Furthermore, he is the founder and chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. All in all, the 72 year old businessman is one of the richest Indians. His main source of income is software services. 

 

6. Godrej Family- $14.2 B

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With a diverse business in the electronic gadgets and other goods, the Godrej Group is one of the biggest business groups. Moreover, its net worth is $14.2B which places it on the sixth spot.

 

5. Pallonji Mistry- $16 B

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Due to the software services and the steel business, the Irish Indian construction tycoon and chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Pallonji Mistry captured the fifth spot in the list of richest Indians. 

 

4. Lakshmi Mittal- $16.5 B

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Lakshmi Mittal is an Indian steel magnate, based in the United Kingdom. Furthermore, he is the chairman of  ArcelorMittal.  With a Net Worth of $16.5B he grabbed the fourth spot.

 

3. Hinduja family- $18.4 B

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The Hinduja group is one of the most popular business groups. It has a net worth of $18.4B and Forbes put the Hinduja family on the third spot. A huge part of their income comes from the automobiles company Ashok Leyland.

 

2. Azim Premji- $19 B

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He is an Indian business tycoon, investor, and philanthropist, who is the chairman of Wipro Limited which is a software service. Moreover, he is one of the richest men in India. 

 

1. Mukesh Ambani- $38 B

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The 60 year old, owner of the reliance group, Mukesh Ambani retained the crown. His total net worth is $38B. The prime source of income for Ambani is petrochemical, oil and gas.

Which one is the most shocking entry in the list? Share in the comments. You will be shock to see the houses of these Indian billionaires.

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