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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 tr

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:

10 No.1 Mukesh Ambani

Source: Petrochemicals, oil & gas, inherited and growing

Age: 54 , Citizenship: India

9 No.2 Lakshmi Mittal

Source: Steel, inherited and growing

Age:61 , Citizenship: India

8 No.3 Azim Premji

Source: Software, inherited and growing

Age: 66 , Citizenship: India

7 No.4 Savitri Jindal & family

Net Worth: $10.9 Billion - As of March 2012

Source: Steel, inherited

Age: 62 , Citizenship: India

6 No.5 Sunil Mittal & family

Source: Telecom, self-made

Age: 54 , Citizenship: India

5 No.6 Kumar Birla

Source: Commodities, inherited and growing

Age: 44 , Citizenship: India

4 No.7 Anil Ambani

Source: Diversified, inherited and growing

Age: 52 , Citizenship: India

3 No.8 Dilip Shanghvi

Net Worth: $7.4 Billion - As of March 2012

Source: Pharmaceuticals, self-made

Age: 56, Citizenship: India

2 No.9 Shashi & Ravi Ruia

Source: Diversified, inherited and growing

Age: 68, Citizenship: India

1 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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