Net Worth: $12.3 Billion
- Source of Wealth Pharmaceuticals
- Birth Place Amreli, Gujarat, India
- Marital Status Married (Vibha)
- Nationality India
- Date of Birth October 1, 1955
- Ethnicity Indian
- Occupation Founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
- Education University of Calcutta
- Children 2
About Dilip Shanghvi
Indian businessman Dilip Shanghvi has an estimated net worth of $12.3 billion in July 2017, according to Bloomberg. He is known to be the managing director and founder of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited. Founded in 1982, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is considered as India’s fifth largest drug-maker.
Dilip Shanghvi was born on October 1, 1955 in Mumbai, India. He is currently based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Shanghvi is an alumnus of the University of Calcutta where he completed his Bachelor of Arts/Science degree. He is also a graduate of Bhawanipur Education Society College and J. J. Ajmera High School. He is currently married with two children.
In the last 12 months, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited was reported to earn a 40% gain. Furthermore, there were reports claiming that Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited had plans of making its subsidiary, Taro Pharmaceutical Industries which is currently listed to the New York Stock Exchange, private. Also, there are speculations that he is backing up his brother in law, in purchasing a 26% stake in an Indian telecom which has a joint venture with the Norway-based Telenor.