Top 5 Richest Persons In Tamil Nadu 2022
Tamil Nadu is a very significant state of India, thus it’s not surprising that we have a large number of very affluent billionaires in this region.
The top five wealthiest people in Tamil Nadu are some of the Indians who are making significant progress in India as well as other nations. The state from which these individuals form has India’s second-largest GDP.
1) Shiv Nadar (₹ 1,22,315 Crore)
In 1976, Shiv Nadar established the firm known as HCL. Despite the fact that this corporation has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and many other nations.
It’s a corporation that was started by an Indian. Shiv Nadar, who is the company’s Chairman, is said to be worth around $16 billion.
2) Ananda Krishnan (₹ 54,277 Crore)
Even among the state’s wealthiest residents, Ananda Krishnan’s net worth isn’t something that should be overlooked.
This 81-year-old guy is estimated to be worth $7.1 billion. And, according to the most recent Forbes annual, he is ranked 217th.
Ananda Krishnan is the current Chairman of Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd as well as the founder of the Yu Cai Foundation (YCF).
3) Senapathy Kris Gopalakrishnan (₹ 22,169 Crore)
Senapathy Kris Gopalakrishnan is an Indian billionaire who deserves to be mentioned in a story like this.
According to reports, the businessman from Tamil Nadu has a net worth of $2.9 billion.
Senapathy Kris Gopalakrishnan is mostly involved in technology and venture capital, hence his money is earned primarily from these sources.
It’s also worth mentioning that the 64-year-old guy is a Padma Bhushan award holder.
4) Kalanithi Maran (₹ 18,347 Crore)
Sun Group is among India’s most successful businesses. Kalanithi Maran happens to be the company’s founder and current Chairman.
The man owns television stations, newspapers, weekly publications, even FM radio stations. He also owns a variety of DTH providers as well as a movie production company.
Kalanithi Maran’s net worth is estimated to be $2.4 billion. And it wouldn’t be surprising if his net worth increased dramatically in the next few years.
5) Arunachalam Vellayan (₹ 6,153 Crore)
Vellayan seems like one of those fortunate people that comes from a wealthy family and has been able to capitalize on it.
The 67-year-old guy is a descendant of the Murugappa family and was previously the Executive Chairman of his family owned company.
Arunachalam Vellayan holds some high positions in different organizations like –
- Vice President of the Federation of Indian Export Organizations
- President of ICC (Indian Cricket Council)
- President of the All India Cycle Manufacturers’ Association
- Director of EXIM Bank
- Director of the Indian Overseas Bank
A. Vellayan’s net worth is estimated to be at $805 million while writing this article.