Top 5 Business Tycoons of India

India is the only nation that has made it to the list of top 10 improvers for the second time in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2019 survey. Indian business tycoons have burnished and framed exemplary business credentials around the globe. Business tycoons have made their fortune and inspired people across the country being Indian business magnets.

Some of these top 6 business tycoons are listed below:-

1.     Dhirubhai Ambani

This famous entrepreneur’s career got its motion by selling 'bhajias' to pilgrims over the weekends and now this man is the Reliance Industries chairman and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). Ambani became Asia’s Richest individual with the net worth US$44.6 billion and earned 18th position of the wealthiest person in the world. He lived in Antilla with his family that is considered as the world’s most expensive residential property housing family and staff of 600. The Sunday Times categorized Dhirubhai amongst top 50 businessmen in Asia.

Azim Premji

Azim Premji is a founder and chairman of Wipro Limited and above everything, he is a philanthropist. He was the richest person in India during the period of 1995-2005 and an important figure in Indian Information Technology since he is known as the Czar of the Indian IT industries. Azim took Wipro facilitated with world-class IT and BPO services making Wipro the largest independent R&D service provider in India.  He has a net worth of around 86,000 crores being 61st richest person in the world according to Forbes. He has also established Azim Premji Foundation and Azim Premji University to create a better world for millions of less privileged ones.

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

This 69-year-old business tycoon is known as the steel king of India who became the CEO and chairman of Arcelor Mittal at the age of 65. Arcelor Mittal is one of the largest steel-making companies in the world. Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is also the owner of Karrick Limited and the Co-owner of Queens Park Rangers F.C. He is based in the UK and married off his daughter making it the second most expensive wedding in the history costing Rs.240 crore.

Kumar Mangalam Birla

Birla is famously known for being the ‘Commodities King’ for his dynamic personality. He is the chairman of Aditya Birla Group and has a net worth of 61,620 crores. Birla is also the chairman of Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and chancellor of the Birla Institute of Indian Institute of Technology (BITS). He is chairman of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad as well. The Birla group majorly deals in Cement, Aluminium, Telecom Services and finance services.

Ratan Naval Tata

This 80-year-old Indian tycoon heads of Tata Sons & Tata Group and he believes in donating 60-65% of his wealth to charitable trusts. Ratan Naval Tata began his career on the shop floor of Tata steels which dealt with handling blast furnaces and shovelling limestones. He is also the director of NELCO being on the program board of PM’s council on Industry and Trade. He is also the recipient of Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan. 

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