India is a rich country and here lives people whose monthly income is many people’s whole life income. Forbes has discussed about Asia’s Richest Families list and among that 18 places have been occupied by the Indians.
1. Ambani family-
This is the 1st name which comes to our mind is one of the rich family in the world with a net worth of $44.8 B. MukeshAmbani is the chairman of Reliance Industry Ltd. It mainly deals in refining petroleum, oil and gas sectors.
2. Premji family-
With $19.2 B Prem ji is the chairman of Wipro Limited. It began with making oil but with the expansion into software services that made the family rich.
3. Hinduja family-
It is the family of four close siblings that created the Hindujagroup. Their net worth is $18.8 B and it mainly deals with trucks, lubricants, to banking and cable.
4. Mittal family-
Lakshmi Mittal who is the CEO of ArcelorMittal. Their main business is steel and their net worth is $17.2 B.
5. Mistry family-
Mistry family started the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and it deals with construction business. The palace of sultan of Oman was built by them. The family net worth is $16.1 B.
6. Birla family-
The Birla family formed the Aditya Birla Group and with the net worth of $14.1 B it has own a commodity empire in the country. It also deals with telecom, cement, aluminum and financial services.
7. Godrej family-
The net worth of the family is $14 B and they formed the Godrej group. It has specialized in many sectors such as furniture, real estate, consumer products, agricultural products etc.
8. Nadar family-
Shiv Nadar is the chairman of HCL and Shiv Nadar foundation. The family net worth is $13.6 B and it has expanded its empire in software services.
9. Shanghvi family-
Dilip Shanghvi is the owner of Sun Pharmaceuticals. It mainly deals with pharmaceuticals and its net worth is $12.1 B.
10. Adani family-
With the net worth of $11 B Gautam Shantilal Adani is the chairman of and founder of the Adani group. The Adani group deals mainly with commodities and infrastructure.
These are the top 10 rich families and there are many more such as Kotak family – $10.5 B (banking), Damani family – $9.3 B (investment, retail), Poonawalla family – $8.9 B (vaccines), Bajaj family – $8 B (motorcycles), Jindal family – $7.5B (steel), Lal family – $7.2B (motorcycles) , Bangur family – $6.6 B (cement).