Savitri Jindal of the OP Jindal Group is the richest woman on the list with a total wealth of around ₹ 13.46 lakh crore). Savitri Jindal, 71, is ranked seventh on the Forbes list.
Six women entrepreneurs have made it to the Forbes list of 100 richest people in India.
- The second richest woman entrepreneur on the list is Vinod Gupta, 76, of Havells India.
- The next spot is with Leena Tewari, 43, of USV Private Ltd, a pharmaceutical and biotechnology major in Mumbai. Her overall rank is 43 and her net worth is $4.4 billion (nearly Rs. 3.28 lakh crore).
- Byju’s co-founder Divya Gokulnath, 35, comes next with an overall rank of 47
Gokulnath’s wealth grew from nearly 7,477 crores to 3.02 lakh crores as a large number of education institutions moved online during the pandemic and platforms like Byju’s grew rapidly.
With an overall rank of 53, Biocon’s Kiran Mazumdar, 68, holds the fifth spot. She owned nearly 3.43 lakh crores in 2020 but this year her net worth depleted to nearly 2.91 lakh crore.
The owner of Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE), Mallika Srinivasan holds the next position with a net worth of nearly 2.16 lakh crore.
The list is topped by Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, the wealthiest Indian for the 14th consecutive year, who added nearly ₹ 2.99 lakh crores to his net worth in 2021.