There are 209 billionaires in India. This is an increase of 50 from the previous year. And, while we’re all familiar with the Ambanis and Adanis, here’s a list of some of India’s newest billionaires.
1. Nikhil Kamath
With his brother Nitin Kamath, the 34-year-old co-founded Zerodha, India’s largest stock brokerage firm by amount. His net worth is $1.9 billion (14,000 crores), according to the Hurun Global Rich List 2021.
True Beacon, an asset management firm, was also co-founded by the duo.
2. Byju Raveendran
In 2011, he and his partner, Divya Gokulnath, co-founded the online ed-tech company Byju. He is one of India’s top five tech billionaires, with a net worth of around Rs 22,500 crore.
3. Amod Malviya
Amod has a net worth of Rs 13,000 crore as co-founder of Udaan, a B2B exchange network built specifically for India’s small and medium businesses.
4. Sujeet Kumar
Sujeet, a co-founder of Udaan, has a net worth of Rs 13,000 crore.
5. Vaibhav Gupta
He is also one of Udaan’s three co-founders and has a net value of 13,000 crore.
6. Binny Bansal
The co-founder of Flipkart has a net value of ₹8,100 crores. In November 2018, he resigned and co-founded a start-up consulting firm.
7. Sachin Bansal
In 2018, when it was purchased by Walmart, former Flipkart co-founder, Sachin also came out from Flipkart. Its net value is 8,890 crore.
8. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
The 42-year-old Paytm founder and CEO has a net worth of Rs. 1,700 crore.
9. Deepinder Goyal
The net worth of the 38-year-old co-founder of the online food delivery platform Zomato is 2,200 crore.
10. Ritesh Agarwal
Ritesh Agarwal net wealth of Rs 4,500 crore, Ritesh Agarwal is the youngest in the list at 26 while the Average age in the list reported at 37.
How many of these are you familiar with?