2020 was the challenging year for businesses across the globe. Despite the crippling pandemic and the consequent headwinds, IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich Listers’ wealth saw a rise. As the year 2021 begins, we take a look at the top tech billionaires on the list.
HCL-Founder Shiv Nadar tops the list of tech billionaires with wealth of Rs 1,41,700 crores. In July 2020, after Shiv Nadar stepped down as the Chairman, his daughter Roshni Nadar Malhotra took charge of HCL as its Chairperson.
According to the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2020, with a wealth of Rs 1,14,400 crores, Azim Premji comes in second. A celebrated philanthropist, he celebrated his 75th birthday this year.
Bharti Enterprises’ founder and chairman Sunil Mittal comes in third with a net worth of Rs 25,500 crore.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm CEO and founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma ranks at number 4 with a net wealth of Rs 23,000 crore.
Byju Raveendran is among the top five richest tech billionaires in India. He is the founder of the online learning app Byju’s and has also acquired the startup WhiteHat Jr.