Here we have top 5 richest Indians who are Gujaratis or Gujju people. This is for the first time in the history of India when top 5 richest Indians are from Gujarat or related to Gujarat. Top 5 richest Indian positions are acquired by Mukesh Ambani, Dilip Shanghvi, Gautam Adani, Azim Premji and Pallonji Mistry.
As an Indian and Gujarati, it is proud moment for all. Here we are giving some details about top 5 richest Indian persons.
Mukesh Ambani : Rank 1
Birthday : 19 April 1957 @ Aden, Yemen
Mukesh Ambani’s personal property reaches to Rs 1, 33,234 Cr with his 45.26% holdings.
Shri Mukesh D. Ambani is a Chemical Engineer from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (earlier University Department of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai). He has pursued MBA from Stanford University, USA. More than any other identity, Mukesh Ambani is a son of Shri Dhirubhai Ambani.
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate who is the Chairman, Managing Director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s second most valuable company by market value.
Shri Mukesh D. Ambani is the Chairman and Director of Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and Reliance Retail Ventures Limited and a Director of Reliance Foundation and Reliance Europe Limited.
At RIL, he is Chairman of the Finance Committee.
Mukesh Ambani tops the Forbes magazine list for last 8 consecutive years. Mukesh Ambani’s wife name is Nita Ambani and they have 3 children Isha Ambani, Akash Ambani and Anant Ambani.
Dilip Shanghvi : Rank 2
Birthday : 1 October 1955 @ Amreli, Gujarat
Dilip Sanghvi ranks 2nd number in the property with value of Rs 1,28,182 Cr.
Dilip Shanghvi is an Indian businessman and among the richest person in India. He is the founder and managing director of Sun Pharmaceuticals.
Founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, India’s most valuable drug company with market cap of $27 billion, becomes India’s second-richest person, overtaking steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal. Sun’s shares surged after it acquired scandal-tainted rival Ranbaxy Laboratories from Japan’s Daiichi Sankyo for $4 billion in April. The deal awaits approvals, including from the Competition Commission of India which is examining whether it would give Sun a monopoly on some drugs.
Gautam Adani : Rank 3
Birthday : 24 June 1962 @ Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Gautam Adani ranks 3rd number as the richest Indian persons’ list with the property of Rs 1, 17, 230 Cr
Gautam Adani is a chairman and founder of Adani Group. He founded The Adani Group in 1988 and today it is a globally integrated infrastructure player with businesses spanning coal trading, coal mining, oil & gas exploration, ports, multi-modal logistics, power generation, Agri Infrastructure, edible oil & transmission and gas distribution. With business experience of more than 33 years, Gautam Adani is an Indian entrepreneur who has led the Adani group from a modest background to create an $ 8 billion professionally managed empire in a relatively short period of time. He is a first generation entrepreneur.
Gautam Adani married to Priti Adani. Gautam Adani has two sons named Karan Adani and Jeet Adani.
Azim Premji : Rank 4
Birthday : 24 July 1945
Azim Premji ranks 4th as the richest Indian persons’ list with property of Rs 1,13,251 Cr.
Azim was born in Mumbai India in a Gujarati Muslim family originally hailing from Kutch in Gujarat. Azim Hashim Premji is an Indian business tycoon and philanthropist who is the chairman of Wipro Limited, guiding the company through four decades of diversification and growth to emerge as one of the Indian leaders in the software industry. According to Forbes, he was the richest Indian during 1999-2005 and is currently the fourth wealthiest Indian, and the 61st richest in the world.
Premji has been recognised by Business Week as one of the Greatest Entrepreneurs for being responsible for Wipro emerging as one of the world’s fastest growing companies. In 2005, the Government of India honoured him with the title of Padma Bhushan for his outstanding work in trade and commerce. In 2011, he has been awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award by the Government of India.
Azim Premji has married to Yasmin. He has two children named Rishad and Tariq.
Pallonji Mistry : Rank 5
Birthday : 1929
Pallonji Mistry ranks 5th as the richest Indian persons’ list with property of Rs 89,970 Cr.
Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (born 1929) is an Irish Indian construction tycoon and chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group. With his 18.4% stake in Tata Sons, he is the single largest shareholder in India’s largest private conglomerate Tata Group. He is also the Chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group through which he owns Shapoorji Pallonji Construction Limited, Forbes Textiles and Eureka Forbes Limited. He is also the former Chairman of Associated Cement Companies. His son Cyrus Mistry is chairman of Tata Sons.
In 2003, he became an Irish citizen “on the basis of his marriage to an Irish born national”, Pat (Patsy) Perin Dubash. Pallonji Mistry has 4 children including two sons – Shapoor and Cyrus Pallonji Mistry and two daughters – Laila and Aloo.
So here it was the details about the top 5 richest Indian-Gujarati persons.
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