Forbes: Top 10 Richest person in India 2019

Top 10 richest person in India Forbes Billionaires list 2019: Among the top 10 richest person in India, Mukesh Ambani remains the richest person of India for the 12th consecutive year, Gautam Adani jumps 8 spot to no. 2 position.

In spite of India’s transforming and rapidly growing economy slow down to 5%, many billionaires has achieved massive hike in their growing industry. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani retains the top spot in top 10 richest person in India 2019 for the 12th consecutive year in a row,

while Gautam Adani has jumped 8th spot to number 2 position in the ‘Forbes’ list of wealthiest Indians.

Hinduja Brothers also hold the 3rd spot in the ranking, then Construction tycoon Pallonji Mistry, Uday Kotak, tech leader Shiv Nadar, entrepreneur Radhakishan Damani are on the dominant position of 10 richest person of India 2019.

List of top 10 Richest person in india 2019

1Mukesh Ambani51.4 billion USD62
2Gautam Adani15.7 billion USD57
3Hinduja brothers15.6 billion USD-
4Pallonji Mistry15 billion USD90
5Uday Kotak14.8 billion USD60
6Shiv Nadar14.4 billion USD 74
7Radhakishan Damani14.3 billion USD64
8Godrej family12 billion USD-
9Lakshmi Mittal10.5 billion USD69
10Kumar Birla9.6 billion USD52

The slowdown in the Indian economy has also affected the richest Indians which bears loss in their spot of Forbes richest Indian list 2019; 

Lakshmi Mittal suffered most loss in his destiny as he took a $7.8 billion hit amid falling steel prices and weak demand, Although he manages the 9th spot in top 10 richest person in India 2019 Forbes list.

On the long list of 100 richest people in India, there are 6 new aspirants. These include Byju Raveendran, the 38-year-old founder of edutech unicorn Byju’s; Manohar Lal and Madhusudan Agarwal of Haldiram Snacks; and Rajesh Mehra, whose family owns the popular Jaquar brand of bathroom fittings.

Azim Premji has seen a sharp fall in this year’s list of richest people in India. The billionaire philanthropist fell from No. 2 to No. 17.

However, it is due to his incredibly kindhearted donation from earlier this year. Premji gave around $7.5 billion worth of shares in Wipro to his philanthropic foundation. With that, Premji took his total charity commitment to around Rs 1.5 lakh crore.

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