Savitri Jindal is richest Indian woman: Forbes India | Who're other women billionaires

By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar
Nov 30, 2022 03:33 PM IST

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.

Jindal Group's Savitri Jindal is India's richest woman.(Facebook )
Jindal Group's Savitri Jindal is India's richest woman.(Facebook )

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:

S.NONameNetworthSource
1Savitri Jindal$16.4 billionMetals & Mining
2Vinod Rai Gupta$6.3 billionManufacturing
3Rekha Jhunjhunwala$5.9 billionFinance & Investments
4Falguni Nayar$4.08 billionFashion & Retail
5Leena Tewari$3.74 billionHealthcare
6Divya Gokulnath$3.6 billionTechnology
7Mallika Srinivasan$3.4 billionManufacturing
8Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw$2.7 billionHealthcare
9Anu Aga$2.23 billionConstruction & 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

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