Savitri Jindal is richest Indian woman: Forbes India | Who're other women billionaires
Nykaa's Falguni Nayar- hailed among the country's richest self-made billionaires - is also on the list.
Savitri Jindal, chairperson of the Jindal Group, became the richest woman in India, according to the Forbes India Rich List 2022, with a net worth of $16.4 billion. A total of nine Indian women joined the global rich list this year. Nykaa's Falguni Nayar- hailed among the country's richest self-made billionaires - is also on the list. With a net worth of $4.8 billion, the Forbes India data said, after a bumper IPO (Initial Public Offer), Nayar stands at the 44th spot in the list.
In India, women billionaires were largely from the manufacturing sectors, among others.
Here's the list of Indian women on the Forbes India Rich List 2022:
|1||Savitri Jindal||$16.4 billion||Metals & Mining|
|2||Vinod Rai Gupta||$6.3 billion||Manufacturing|
|3||Rekha Jhunjhunwala||$5.9 billion||Finance & Investments|
|4||Falguni Nayar||$4.08 billion||Fashion & Retail|
|5||Leena Tewari||$3.74 billion||Healthcare|
|6||Divya Gokulnath||$3.6 billion||Technology|
|7||Mallika Srinivasan||$3.4 billion||Manufacturing|
|8||Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw||$2.7 billion||Healthcare|
|9||Anu Aga||$2.23 billion||Construction & Engineering|
Meanwhile, Adani Group’s chairman Gautam Adani has topped Forbes India’s 100 richest list in 2022 as his wealth doubled this year. With a net worth of USD 150 billion, the 60-year-old Indian businessman surpassed the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Mukesh Ambani.
According to the list, the wealth of India's top 100 richest increased by $25 billion to touch $800 billion despite concerns over depreciation in the value of the rupee and inflation worries worldwide