Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the "IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List" for the eight consecutive year, with his wealth estimated at Rs 3,80,700 crore, a press release issued by China's Hurun Research Institute said. London-based SP Hinduja and family, worth Rs 1,86,500 crore, retained the second rank in the list. The founder of Wipro and philantrophist Azim Premji held third spot with a fortune of Rs 1,17,100 crore. LN Mittal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal, stood at the fourth position with a wealth of Rs 1,07,300 crore, according to "Hurun India Rich List".
Here are the top 10 richest people in India in 2019, according to "IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List":
|Rank||Name||Wealth in crore (Rs)||Company||Age||Residence|
|1.||Mukesh Ambani||3,80,700||Reliance Industries||62||Maharashtra|
|2.||SP Hinduja & family||1,86,500||Hinduja||83||London|
|4.||LN Mittal & family||1,07,300||ArcelorMittal||69||London|
|5.||Gautam Adani & family||94,500||Adani Ports & SEZ||57||Gujarat|
|6.||Uday Kotak||94,100||Kotak Mahindra Bank||60||Maharashtra|
|7.||Cyrus S Poonawalla||88,800||Serum Institute of India||78||Maharashtra|
|8.||Cyrus Pallonji Mistry||76,800||Shapoorji Pallonji||51||Maharashtra|
|8.||Shapoor Pallonji Mistry||76,800||Shapoorji Pallonji||54||Monaco|
|9.||Dilip Shanghvi||71,500||Sun Pharmaceutical||63||Maharashtra|
(Source: Hurun Research Institute; IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2019)
The number of Indians in the 2019 edition of the list has grown from 831 in 2018 to 953. The number of dollar billionaires has reduced from 141 to 138, the report said.
Among the richest Indian families too, the Ambani family held the top spot, followed by the Godrej family, which also has businesses in several verticals.