Forbes update; Richest Indians 2017 and their Net worth

This article seeks to give the current top 10 richest Indian 2017. This ranking has been broadened to include family fortunes. For instance, Tulsi Tanti’s $10 billion fortune represents his family’s entire 70% stake in Suzlon Energy, not his 29% stake that’s reflected in the billionaire rankings. Net worths were calculated using Nov. 2 market prices and exchange rates. Privately held companies were valued by comparing them with similar publicly traded companies.

Here is the list of the top 10 richest Indian 2017

10. Tulsi Tanti
richest Indian
$10 billion/Pune

49. Married, 2 children

India’s wind man runs Suzlon Energy, world’s most valuable wind power company, which he founded with 3 brothers in 1995. In March won hotly contested race to acquire German rival REpower.


9. Kumar Birla

richest indian

$11 billion/Mumbai

40. Married, 3 children

Inherited commodities conglomerate Aditya Birla Group from late father 12 years ago. Expanded into financial services, telecom, retail. Acquired North American aluminum maker Novelis for over $6 billion in May. Listed Idea Cellular in March; now in court battling former partner Tata Group. Birla bought Mumbai school.

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