Richest People In India 2012 – Top 10 List

This 26th year of tracking global wealth was one to remember, with an all-time high . The 2011 Forbes Billionaires List breaks two records: total number of listees (1,226) and combined wealth ($4.6 trillion). This horde surpasses the gross domestic product of Germany, one of only six nations to have fewer billionaires this year.

Here’s the 2012 top-10 Billionaires in India:

No.1 Mukesh Ambani

Net Worth:

$22.3 Billion – As of March 2012

Source: Petrochemicals, oil & gas, inherited and growing
Age: 54 , Citizenship: India


No.2 Lakshmi Mittal

Net Worth:

$20.7 Billion –  As of March 2012

Source: Steel, inherited and growing
Age:61 , Citizenship: India


No.3 Azim Premji

Net Worth: $15.9 Billion

As of March 2012

Source: Software, inherited and growing
Age: 66 , Citizenship: India


No.4 Savitri Jindal & family

Net Worth: $10.9 Billion – As of March 2012

Source: Steel, inherited
Age: 62 , Citizenship: India


No.5 Sunil Mittal & family

Net Worth:

$8.1 Billion As of March 2012

Source: Telecom, self-made
Age: 54 , Citizenship: India


No.6 Kumar Birla

Net Worth:

$8 Billion – As of March 2012

Source: Commodities, inherited and growing
Age: 44 , Citizenship: India


No.7 Anil Ambani

Net Worth:

$7.8 Billion – As of March 2012

Source: Diversified, inherited and growing
Age: 52 , Citizenship: India


No.8 Dilip Shanghvi

Net Worth: $7.4 Billion – As of March 2012

Source: Pharmaceuticals, self-made
Age: 56, Citizenship: India


No.9 Shashi & Ravi Ruia

Net Worth:

$7 Billion – As of March 2012

Source: Diversified, inherited and growing
Age: 68, Citizenship: India


No.10 Kushal Pal Singh

Net Worth: $6.4 Billion – As of March 2012

Source: Real estate
Age: 80 , Citizenship: India


[See full list on Forbes.com]

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Richest People In India 2012 – Top 10 List