Chennai. Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Billionaire Mukesh Ambani has regained the top spot as the richest Indian after a year, according to the ‘360 One Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2023’.
Ambani tops the list with wealth worth Rs 808,800 crore, a 2 percent increase compared to last year.
Despite a 57 per cent decline in wealth, industrialist Gautam Adani is at second place in the list with assets worth Rs 474,800 crore.
Last year Adani was ahead of Ambani by Rs 3 lakh crore and in 2023 Adani is ahead of Ambani by Rs 3.3 lakh crore.
After the top two industrialists, vaccine manufacturer Cyrus S. Poonawala (Rs 278,500 crore), HCL Group’s Shiv Nadar (Rs 228,900 crore), Hinduja Group’s Gopichand Hinduja (Rs 176,500 crore) and Sun Pharmaceuticals’ Dilip Shanghvi (Rs 164,300 crore).
According to the report, the number of rich worth Rs 1,000 crore increased by 216 to 1,319.
The total wealth of India’s rich is Rs 109 lakh crore, which is more than the combined gross domestic product (GDP) of Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
The title of the youngest rich Indian went to 20-year-old Kaivalya Vohra, founder of Zepto.
On the other hand, 94-year-old Mahendra Ratilal Mehta, founder of Precision Wires India, entered the rich list for the first time in 2023.
According to the list, the 2023 ranking includes founders of 84 startups with a net worth of Rs 423,600 crore with an average age of 41 years.
Zoho’s Radha Vembu (50) became the richest self-made woman in 2023, overtaking Falguni Nair.
Hosiery town Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu joined the top 20 cities with the highest number of entries with 328 persons.
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