New Delhi: 2021 saw many new Indians becoming billionaires. From Falguni Nair, CEO of Nykaa to Inder Jaisinghani, CMD of Polycab India, many Indians have become billionaires in the last 365 days. Here is a list of Indians who became billionaires in 2021.
Inder Jaisinghani is the Chairman and Managing Director of Polycab India. He has entered the Forbes billionaire list in India in 2021 with a net worth of $3.6 billion. He was ranked 57th in the list.
Falguni Nair is the latest to become an Indian billionaire. The Nykaa CEO became a billionaire with the launch of the fashion-focused e-commerce platform’s recent spectacular IPO. According to Bloomberg, her net worth of about $6.5 billion.
Arvind Lal, chief managing director of Lal Pathlabs, also made it to the Forbes billionaire list for the first time in 2021. Lal has a current net worth of $2.55 billion, and he was ranked 87th on the list.
Ashok Boob, MD of Clean Science and Technology, made it to the Forbes billionaire list for the first time in 2021 with a net worth of around $2.05 billion. He was ranked 93rd among Indian billionaires.
Deepak Mehta, chairman of Deepak Nitrite, also saw a jump in his fortunes in 2021 after an impressive rally in the company’s stock. According to Forbes, his net worth is estimated to be around $2.05 billion.
Supreme Industries chairman Bajranglal Taparia also became a billionaire in 2021 with a net worth of around $1.95 billion. In the Forbes India billionaire list, he is ranked 99. was ranked on
Yogesh Kothari, managing director of Alkyl Amines Chemicals, joined the Forbes billionaire list in 2021. With a net worth of about $1.94 billion, he was ranked 100th.
Anand Deshpande, founder and chairman of Persistent Systems, is also one of the latest Indians to become a billionaire in 2021. Deshpande’s net worth is currently close to $1 billion.