India’s name is marked in “Forbes 50 richest families in Asia” featuring 14 Indian families in the list with 4 spots in top 10.
- List is headed by the Lee family with revenues 22% of the South Korea’s GDP
Here is the list of top 10 richest family and Indians spots
Source of Income
|1||Lee (Byung-Chull) family||Samsung||1938||$26.6 Billion|
|2||Lee (Shau Kee) family||Henderson Development||1973||$24.1 Billion|
|3||Ambani family||Reliance Group||1966||$21.5 Billion|
|4||Chearavanont family||Charoen Pokphand Group||1921||$19.9 Billion|
|5||Kwok family||Sun Hung Kai & Co||1969||$19.5 Billion|
|6||Kwek / Quek family||Hong Leong group||1941||$18.9 Billion|
|7||Premji family||Wipro||1945||$17 Billion|
|8||Tsai (Wan-Tsai) family||Cathay Financial||1962||$15.1 Billion|
|9||Hinduja family||Hinduja Group||1914||$15.4 Billion|
|10||Mistry family||Shapoorji Pallonji Group||1865||$14.9 Billion|
OTHER INDIAN FAMILIES IN LIST
|15||Godrej family||Godrej Group||1897||$11.4 Billion|
|19||Mittal family||Arcelor Mittal||1976||$10.1 Billion|
|22||Birla family||Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd||1857||$7.8 Billion|
|29||Bajaj family||Bajaj Group||1926||$5.6 Billion|
|30||Burman family||Dabur India Ltd.||1884||$5.5 billion|
|33||Patel family||Cadila Healthcare||1951||$4.8 Billion|
|40||Lal family||Eicher Group||1948||$4 Billion|
|42||Bangur family||Shree Cement||1979||$3.9 Billion|
|43||Jindal family||Jindal Group||1952||$3.8 Billion|
|46||Munjal family||Hero Group||1947||$3.2 Billion|
This was the first ever ranking of Asia’s richest families in which 50 gens are taken from 10 Asian countries which are selected on the basis of following criteria
- Involvement of minimum of 3 generations.
- The miniumum net worth entry was US $2.9 billion and valuations are based on stock prices and exchange rates as on September 25.
Most of the richest families in the list are of Chinese ancestry but none is of mainland.