Top 10 Wealthiest Indians According to Forbes 2024 Rankings

Forbes has recently published its annual list of the richest individuals in India for the year 2024. This year, a total of 200 Indians have secured a spot on the list, a notable increase from 169 in 2023. Their combined wealth amounts is $954 billion, marking a substantial 41% rise from the previous year that is $675 billion.

Below is a rundown of the top 10 richest Indians, based on their net worth as of March 8, 2024, as reported by Forbes:

  1. Mukesh Ambani (Net Worth: $116 billion)
    Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and principal shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, which operates in petrochemicals, oil, natural gas exploration, telecommunications, and retail, leads the list with a net worth of $116 billion.
  2. Gautam Adani (Net Worth: $84 billion)
    Gautam Adani serves as the chairman of the Adani Group, a conglomerate with interests in ports, airports, power generation and transmission, and renewable energy, among other sectors.
  3. Shiv Nadar (Net Worth: $36.9 billion)
    Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL Technologies, one of the country’s leading IT firms, stepped down from his role in 2020, with his daughter Roshni Nadar Malhotra assuming the chairmanship of the company he established in 1976.
  4. Savitri Jindal (Net Worth: $35.5 billion)
    Savitri Jindal retains her position as India’s wealthiest woman, climbing from sixth place to fourth this year.
  5. Dilip Shanghvi (Net Worth: $26.7 billion)
    Dilip Shanghvi founded Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies globally.
  6. Cyrus Poonawalla (Net Worth: $21.3 billion)
    Cyrus Poonawalla, an Indian entrepreneur, established the Serum Institute of India, a leading global vaccine manufacturer, focusing on vaccine production to meet global demands.
  7. Kushal Pal Singh (Net Worth: $20.9 billion)
    Kushal Pal Singh, a real estate developer, serves as the Chairman of DLF Limited, a major real estate company in India.
  8. Kumar Birla (Net Worth: $19.7 billion)
    Kumar Mangalam Birla heads the Aditya Birla Group, a renowned business conglomerate known for its diverse ventures in India.
  9. Radhakishan Damani (Net Worth: $17.6 billion)
    Radhakishan Damani is a billionaire investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Avenue Supermarts Limited, which operates the popular retail chain D-Mart.
  10. Lakshmi Mittal (Net Worth: $16.4 billion)
    Lakshmi Mittal, an industrialist billionaire, serves as the Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. Born in India, Mittal is now a British citizen.

Shruti Suman

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