Adani has grown a modest commodities trading operation into a vast industrial conglomerate with operations in ports, mining, renewable energy, and other industries. His companies place a high priority on improving the nation and its infrastructure in order to promote economic progress.
The Top 10 Wealthiest Asians Are Shown Below.
1. Ganesh Adani
The 59-year-old founder of the Adani Group is now the richest Indian billionaire in Asia. The industrial tycoon has prospered in his investments in coal mining, port management, and renewable energy. His wealth has grown from humble beginnings as a small-scale commodities trader to a staggering USD 88.5 billion, ranking him as the 10th-richest person in the world.
The Adani Group has made a commitment to work towards India’s infrastructure and long-term economic growth as part of its mission to advance the “nation-first” ideology. Adani has recently expanded into the aviation, renewable and sustainable energy, data center, and defense industries.
2. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani, who is based in Mumbai, is the richest man in Asia. He is the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of the energy and telecom giant Reliance Industries, which has interests in petrochemicals, oil and gas, telecom, and retail and has seen a rise in value over the last year.
Although his wealth dropped from US$50 billion in 2019 to US$36.8 billion in 2020, his fortune now totals a staggering US$84.5 billion. He has risen to the tenth position.
3. The Godrej Family
The Godrej family, an Indian Parsi family, operates and owns a sizable portion of the conglomerate known as the Godrej Group, which was established in 1897 by Ardeshir Godrej and his brother Pirojsha Burjorji Godrej. It encompasses a wide range of industries, including agriculture, consumer goods, industrial engineering, appliances, furniture, and security. The Godrej family, which includes Adi Godrej as well as his brothers Nadir and Jamshyd, is one of the wealthiest in India, with an estimated net worth of $11.6 billion.
4. Shiv Nadar
According to Forbes, Nadar, the creator of HCL Technologies Limited, increased his wealth by 22%, giving him a net worth of $28.7 billion. He is currently the third-richest person in India. He holds the 47th-best overall ranking.
5. Cyrus Poonawalla
Poonwalla(Official Site), the owner of the Serum Institute of India, which created the Covishield vaccine, had his wealth double to $24.3 billion and rose four ranks in the rankings. In the world, he is ranked number 56.
6. Radhakishan Damani
Damani is ranked 81 in the world and has a net worth of $20 billion. He founded Avenue Supermarkets, which runs D-Marts all throughout the nation.
7. Lakshmi Mittal
Lakshmi, the chairman of ArcelorMittal, the largest steel and mining production firm in the world, is ranked 89 globally and has a net worth of $17.9 billion.
8. Savitri Jindal and family
Savitri, the brainchild behind the steel and power powerhouse OP Jindal Group, is number 91 in the world and has a net worth of $17.7 billion. The only female among the top 10 richest Indians, she is one of the 13 Indian women who are billionaires.
9. Kumar Birla
With a net worth of $16.5 billion, Kumar, the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, is ranked 109th in the world.
10. Dilip Shanghvi
Sun Pharmaceuticals, one of the top 115 pharmaceutical corporations in the world, is led by Shanghvi. He is worth $15.6 billion in total.