Mar 10, 2007

Forbes 2007 Rankings of India's Richest People

Top 11 of India's richest. India has surpassed Japan as an Asian nation with the most Billionaires. India has 35 in the list with US $188 Billions worth of wealth.

Number 5, Lakshmi Mittal, (age 56) US $32 Billion
Controls world's largest steel firm.

Number 14, Mukesh Ambani, (age 49) US $20.1 Billion
Split family fortune, increased wealth.

Number 18, Anil Ambani, (age 47) US $18.2 Billion
Controls telecom, finance, power firms.

Number 21, Azim Premji, (age 61) US $17.1 Billion
Chairman of tech services giant Wipro.

Numbar 62, Khushal Pal Singh, (age 75) US $10 Billion
Heads real estate giant DLF.

Number 69, Sunil Mittal, (age 49) US $ 9.5 Billion
Runs the growing Bharti empire.

Number 86, Kumar Birla, (age 39) US $ 8 Billion
His AV Birla group is expanding globally.

Number 86, Shash & Ravi Ruia, US $8 Billion
Diversified from steel to telecom.

Number 114, Ramesh Chandra, (age 67) US $6.4 Billion
Chairman of Unitech reality firm.

Number 137, Pallonji Mistry, (age 77) US $5.6 Billion
Up-and-coming realty czar.

Number 210, Adi Godrej and Family, (Age 64) US $4.1 Billion
Godrej empire. Consumer foods, agri products, engineering, pesticides, software, chemicals, and real estate.