Whenever we think of the word, “Indian Billionaires” we always end up thinking of the names like Tata, Ambani, Adani, etc. But there are other billionaires on the list. While being the heads of some of our very favorite companies, we often forget to acknowledge them. There are about 17 Indian Billionaires who are below the age of 40, who easily made their way to become successful.
There’s the list of Indian Billionaires we were probably unaware of:
1. Byju Raveendran
The man behind one of our very well-known apps for learning, “Bujy’s”. He co-founded the company with his wife. After getting done with B.Tech from Kannur Engineering College, he joined a multinational shipping company as a service engineer. While taking the exams for the foundation of the app. He met his wife, Divya Gokulnath, later they decided to launch the app. Within years of its launch, Bujy’s gained popularity and spread over the UK, US, India, etc. According to Forbes 2020, Byju, his wife, and his wife have a combined net worth of over ₹22,500 crore.
2. Sachin Bansal
You must be living under a rock if you do not know what “Flipkart” is. But, knowing the faces behind the company is not always a common thing, right? It was founded by the IIT Delhi alumni and ex-Amazon employees. It first started off as just an online bookselling platform, but later it flourished. It did get sold to Walmart in 2018, the billionaire duo is investing mostly in startups these days. Sachin Bansan’s age is 39 and his net worth stands at, ₹8,890 crore.
3. Bhavish Aggarwal
He’s one of the co-founders of ola cabs. He is an IIT Bombay alumni, a 35-year-old Indian Entrepreneur, who’s currently married to Rajalakshmi Aggarwal. His net worth currently stands at an approx, ₹3,500 crore.
4. Nikhil Kamath
Nikhil is an Indian entrepreneur. Who is the founder and CEO of the company, Zeroddha. His brother co-founded the company with him though, back in 2010. His net worth stands at a value of more than, ₹14,000 crore at the present moment.
5. Deepinder Goyal
He is the CEO of the famous online food delivery platform, Zomato. His current net worth is approx, ₹2,200 crore. In January 2020, Zomato bought Uber Eats through the stock exchange. Which provided Uber with 9.99% of Zomato’s ownership.
6. Deepak Garg
Deepak Grag falls under the list of India’s brightest entrepreneurs. He’s a 39-year-old billionaire, with an approx wealth of Rs. 3,200 crore. He is the CEO of the company, Rivigo. Reportedly in September 2019, the company, KB Global invested around Rs. 25 crore at a valuation of ₹3,200 crore and Rivigo entered the Hurum Indian Unicorn Index, 2020.
7. Ritesh Agarwal
Ritesh is the CEO of OYO Rooms. He’s just a 27-year-old, college drop, flourishing his life. In 2020 he became the world’s second-youngest billionaire. With his net worth being ₹7,253 crore approx.
8. Binny Bansal
Binny is the brother of Sachin. He is also the co-founder of Flipkart. Though after selling the company, he is into new start-ups. Currently, his age is 39 and his net worth is ₹8,100 crore.
Few of these names were pretty uncommon for most of us. Few of us got to know the names of the first time itself. But better late than never right? This draws a line to the young unknown Indian billionaires list, but not a permanent line though.