In recent years, our country has become an epicenter of industrialization. There are numerous wealthy entrepreneurs in India, be it men or women. Even many of them have been featured in the Forbes global billionaire's list. Businesswomen of India are thriving shortly. And recently, a 38-year-old Roshni Nadar became the first woman to lead a listed Indian IT company. This happened after her father, Shiv Nadar, the founder, and chairperson of HCL transferred the company's reign to her with the net worth of $15.8 billion. But, she is not the only billionaire businesswoman in India. Roshni Nadar is newly enlisted with 5 other businesswomen of our country. According to Forbes's ‘The World's Real-Time Billionaires List’, with a pooled net worth of around $15.3 billion. And here is the list of Top 5 real-time richest women in India and their respective businesses.

1. Savitri Jindal:

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Savitri Devi Jindal is a businesswoman who operated as the chairman of ‘Jindal Steel and Power Limited’. She was born in the Rasiwasia family in Assam and married O. P. Jindal. O. P. Jindal was the founder of the Jindal Group, a coalition in 1989. And after he died in a helicopter crash in 2005, Savitri Devi Jindal became the chairperson of the company. Today, she has been titled as the richest woman in India with a real-time net worth of $7.2 billion. Forbes has placed her at 349th in the list of global billionaires of 2020 and her estimated net worth of April 2020 was around $4.6 dollars. Moreover, she has gloriously worked as the Minister of State for Revenue and Disaster Management, Consolidation, Rehabilitation, and Housing. Also, as the Minister of State for Urban Local Bodies and Housing.

2. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw:


Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is an aspiring billionaire entrepreneur. She is the chairperson and managing director of the company named Biocom Limited, which is a biotechnology firm based in Bangalore. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is one of the richest women in India with a net worth of $4.5 billion. Moreover, she is the ex-chairperson of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. She is the receiver of two great national awards, Padma Shri in 1989 and Padma Bhushan in 2005. She was also a recipient of global recognitions like, Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honor, which is France's highest civilian honor.

3. Leena Tewari:


Leena Gandhi Tiwari is an author and a successful entrepreneur. She is the chairperson of a global pharmaceutical and biotechnology firm named ‘USV Private Limited’, established in Mumbai. This firm works in cardiovascular, diabetic medicines. They also produce injectables and other pharmaceutical ingredients on a large scale. Leena Tiwari has frequently been featured in the Forbes. She is one of the richest women in India with a net worth of $3 billion. Leena Tiwari is a famous social worker, and she was positioned at number 23 on the ‘Hurun India Philanthropy List of 2019’, which was for a donation of INR 34 crore.

4. Smitha Crishna Godrej:

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Smitha Crishna Godrej is part of the Godrej family and she is one of the directors in Godrej Holdings Limited, and Naroji Godrej Center for Plant Research and Raptor Research and Conservation Foundation. She has a one-fifth portion in the home assets and she regulates the $4.7 billion revenue of the Godrej Group. Smitha Crishna Godrej is one of the richest women in India with a net worth of $2.3 billion. She runs the company and its subsidiaries' other digital policy, legal, brand, and other departments as well.

5. Radha Vembu:

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Radha Vembu holds the majority stakes in an Indian software development firm named as the ‘Zoho Corporation’. This firm was mainly founded by Radha Vembu's brother Sridhar Vembu, who commenced the firm as AdventNet, in 1996. She works as a product manager for the email service of Zoho Mail, and she is similarly the director of the ‘Corpus Foundation’. She holds a graduate degree in Industrial Management from one of the elite universities, IIT Madras. Radha Vembu has a net worth of $1.2 billion, which gives her a dominant stand between India's richest women.



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