India is one of the biggest countries in the world and there are number of richest personality present in India. They are not only prominent as the richest person in India but also in all over the world. Most of them also stand in the list of top richest person in the world. There are two type of richest person present in India, one who has born with silver spoon in their mouth and other who worked hard and became bilinear. It is not easy to become bilinear, as this is one of the tough works in India. They became bilinear because while others were sleeping they were working hard. This is the place to know about the top 10 richest persons in India 2016-2017. I have arranged a list of top 10 richest personalities below.
Top 10 Richest Person In India 2016 – 2017
1: Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani is one of the richest persons of Asia who has a total net worth of more than 22 Billion. He is the owner of the top companies, Reliance Communications Limited in India. Besides this he also deals with petrochemical in oil and gas. He is one of the top business man in India, who has received a number of awards for his entrepreneurship ability.
2: Dilip Shanghvi
Dilip Shanghvi is second richest person in 2016-17 in India who holds a net worth of 17.5 Billion under his name. He is the owner of well known pharmaceutical company Sun Pharmaceuticals in India. Dilip is not only doing business of drugs in India but he has also Pharma companies in United States and Israel.
3: Azim Premji
Azim Premji is one of the richest persons in India. He has a net worth of 16.5 Billion as in 2016. He started earning by joining his father’s business of vegetable, but he was not satisfied with it. After some time he decided to manufacturing soap and hydraulic cylinders. Today he is the owner of Wipro microcomputers in India. He is one of the top rising businessmen in India.
4: Pallonji Mistry
Pallonji Mistry was born with silver spoon in his mouth, as his father purchased 18.4 shares of Tata Sons. After passing his father he became liable to receive profit of this well reputed organization in India. Moreover he is also the owner of Shapoorji Pallonji Group which deals in construction and real estate business in India.
5: Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar also stands in the list of top richest persons in India. This richest person has a net worth of more than 12.9 Billion as in 2016. He started his own business of creating calculators with his friends and became successful person. He is also the owner of HCL technologies in India, which is his main source of income.
6: Ardeshir Godrej
The Godrej Family is one of the richest families in India who deals in consumer products, furniture, security, industrial engineering, and real estate. Ardeshir Godrej and his brother hold a net worth of more than 11.4 Billion in India. He is also one of the most successful business men in India.
7: Lakshmi Mital
Lakshmi Mital is the board member of one of the top global investment banking firm Goldman Sachs in India. Once he was the 6th richest person in the world but today he is on 82nd position in world ranking. He is the chief organizer of United Kingdom based steelmaking company Arcelor Mittal in the world. His total net worth in 2016 is more than 11.2 Billion.
8: Cyrus Poonwalla
Cyrus Poonwalla is the owner of Poonwalla Stud Farms in India. He is also one of the richest persons in India and has a net worth of 8.5 Billion. Cyrus is also the chairperson of Poonwalla Group which owns a numer of biotech companies in India. He has received Padma Shri from government of India for his contributions.
9: Kumar Birla
Kumar Birla belongs to a richest family in India. He also stands in the list of top 10 richest persons in India and has a total net worth of 7.8 Billion. He is the owner of third biggest company the multi-billion dollar company in India. Kumar is one of the best businessmen who proved his talent by making his company one of the biggest companies in the world.
10: Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani deals in diamond business in India. He is the richest person in India with net worth of 7 Billion. Besides this he is also running the plastic business in India with his brother. He is one of the successful business tycoon in India.