India is an incredible land where you can see people burning the midnight oil and establishing themselves. Here, several success stories have been created and so many are yet to be created. This country has become the hub of successful startups and inspiring sagas of India’s richest businessman. This land has witnessed many struggling stories and tales of sacrifice and hard work. In business, success means diffusing your ideas with creativity and here in this article, we will talk about India’s biggest business magicians.
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Mukesh Ambani is the chairman of Reliance group and also known as the richest man of Asia. He is an Engineer by education and India’s biggest business tycoon by his work. Ambani’s RIL (Reliance Industries Limited) group generates revenue of INR 622,809 per annum. RIL group deals in petroleum, natural gas, and textiles, petrochemical. Apart from his business he also owns Antilla, the world’s most expensive residences. He also co-owns the Reliance foundation with his wife who works for societal benefit. His passion and dedication towards his work made him India’s richest businessman
Azim Premji is an engineer turn businessman who owns Wipro Limited. Under his guidance, Wipro becomes a very well known name in the IT sector. His estimated net worth is $ 21.5 billion. He has also contributed to the education of rural children in India through his foundation. He is so devoted towards the society that he almost contributed 39% of his wealth to the charity. He has also grabbed the title ‘IT king’ of India.
By creating an IT hardware company HCL, he became the wizard of the IT club. This Delhi based businessman is also honored Padma Shree by the Indian government. His estimated net worth is approx $ 14.6 billion. He founded HCL in a garage in 1976 and currently, his company dominates a huge area in the IT sector. He has also made efforts towards the development of education system in India through his foundation. HCL has offices in 44 countries including the US, France, Germany, and the UK. By giving employment to 137,000 plus employees HCL has created a worldwide opportunity for the young generation. He is one of the self-made businessmen of India.
This Indian origin UK based businessman is ruling the market through his company Arcelor Mittal. He is globally known for his World’s largest steel company. His net worth is estimated at approx 16.9 billion. He also secures 16th position in Forbes list of the richest businessman in the world. He has also received Forbes achievement award in 2008 and fortune magazine’s European business of the year title in 2004.
Uday Kotak is a Mumbai based banker and the managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. His venture deals in the different sector of banking which include mutual funds, Stockbroking, and finance. Kotak comes from a middle background and his love for mathematics made him choose a career in the banking sector and today his banking setup is worth 12.5 billion. He ended his 14-year partnership with Goldman Sachs by acquiring its 25% stake. He is the only CEO of any bank who is getting a salary of INR 27 lakh.
Kumar Mangalam Birla
Birla is an industrialist and the chairman of Aditya Birla group. He belongs to one of the largest business empires of India. He is a CA by degree and a business tycoon by his profession. His net worth is estimated at $ 11.7 billion. He is also the vice-chancellor of BITS. He has received several awards including the International Advertising Association’s CEO of the year award which is a great achievement for any businessman of India. Birla is also the chairman of IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmadabad.
Cyrus Poonawala is the chairperson of Poonawala group and the Serum Institute of India. This Padma Shree honored businessman’s net worth is $ 8.1 billion. He is also the owner of Indian Biotech Company which produces pediatric vaccines. He has granted his degree from Brian Maharashtra College of Commerce, he has also achieved a doctorate degree in science by the University of Oxford.
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Gautam Adani is the founder of Adani Group which is basically a trading company. He is also involved in the port development business and his company also deals in logistics, energy, agriculture, and aerospace sort of business, his net worth is estimated $ 8.7 billion. He has also ranked 4th among the influential and powerful people in the survey of India Today’s magazine. His Adani foundation has also served in the field of education, community health and rural development of India.
Dilip Shanghvi founder of sun pharmaceuticals and a Padma Shree honored businessman. Shanghvi belongs to Gujarat and currently lives in Mumbai. In 2018 he was appointed 21st member of the centerboard committee of Reserve bank of India. He is also the chairman of IIT Bombay. Currently, his company The Sun is the leading drug producer of India and the fifth-largest in the world.
He is a Parsi Indian businessman and the chairman of Wadia group. He is the grandson of Mohammad Ali Jinnah and his net worth is estimated $ 7.0 billion. His maternal grandfather was the founder of Pakistan. He holds a British passport. His business with his ideas is growing day by day which includes brands like Britannia and Bombay Dyeing. his company Britannia celebrated 100th anniversary in 2018.
So these are the top business tycoon of India which is setting the benchmark in the world. They are also creating an opportunity for youth and also inspiring them by their stories. Their tale of struggle has become an inspiration for newcomers. Not only for themselves but they are also contributed to the economy of the nation. They are the pillars of India’s growing business sector. Their hard work and projects made them India’s richest businessman.