On international women’s day today let’s talk about Top 5 richest women in India who are all part of Forbes list of world’s richest billionaires. We bet you never even heard of some of the names that are part of this elite list. These women are media shy, so we don’t hear about them a lot. But these are the actual women on top.
So here is the list of Top 5 richest women in India.
Savitri Jindal: She is 453rd on the Forbes list of world’s richest billionaires, the woman has a net worth of $3.6 billion and it is still growing. Forbes did an in-depth analysis of her fortune and found out that her net worth had a setback in last couple of years’ due to share market loss. But she and her family are still at the top.
Indu Jain: The Chairwoman of Bennett, Coleman & Co, is at number 2 on Top 5 richest women in India list. She is at number 549 on Forbes Billionaire list. Her estimated fortune is $3.1 billion. Her company owns Times Of India, the highest selling newspaper in India. She single handedly managing her business after the death of her husband.
Smita Crishna-Godrej: Making her debut in the Forbes list of world’s richest billionaires is Smita Crishna-Godrej. She inherited a part of her family fortune and that took her net worth to $2.2 billion. This woman is part of one of the most prestigious Indian family. This is her first time on the list, but some of her family members were already part of this list. Her rank on the list is 817th.
Leena Tewari: She is also a debutant in Forbes billionaire list. She is on the 1067th spot. She has a net worth of $1.7 billion. Leena is one of the most low-profile heiresses in the world. Her family makes medicines for diabetics. Not much is known about her lifestyle as she is very media shy.
Vinod Gupta: Coming in at number 1577th is Vinod Gupta. She is now a businesswoman. But she was a housewife until her husband Qimat Rai Gupta, died in 2014. She inherited her husband’s share and now her estimated net worth is $1.1 billion.
So this was the list of Top 5 richest women in India it is always good to see women in top and showing the world that they are no less than men.