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Recently, Hurun India published the list of richest women in India in 2022. According to this list, HCL Technologies chairperson Roshni Nadar Malhotra became the richest woman for the second time in a row.
Besides her, Falguni Nayar became the richest self-made woman of the year. Check out the whole list we’ve mentioned here.
Top 10 Richest Women in India 2022
1. Roshni Nadar Malhotra
Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the richest businesswoman in India. She is the daughter of HCL founder Shiv Nadar and now, the chairperson of HCL technologies.
Before becoming HCL’s chairperson, Roshni also worked as a producer in various companies. But after her father stepped down from his company, she subsequently became the chairperson of HCL. In 2019, she was also ranked 54th most powerful woman in the world as per Forbes.
Net worth: INR 84,330 Crores
2. Falguni Nayar
Falguni Nayar is country’s second richest and richest self-made businesswoman of India. She is the founder and CEO of Nykaa, a beauty and lifestyle retail company.
Falguni joined Mahindra Group in 1993 and became managing director in 2005. But in 2012, she started her own company called Nykaa at the age of 50.
Net worth: INR 57,520 Crores
3. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is another self-made who has acquired third place on the list. She is the founder and chairperson of Biocon Limited, a biotechnology company.
In 2014, she was honoured with the Othmer Gold Medal for making outstanding contributions in the field of science and chemistry.
Net worth: INR 29,030 Crores
4. Nilima Motaparti
Nilima Motaparti is the daughter of Murali Krishna Prashad. He is the founder of Divi Laboratories.
Nilima holds around 21% of the stakes in her father’s company. That is why she is holding the fourth position on this list.
Nilima joined Divi’s Lab in 2012. She handles corporate finance, investor relations, material sourcing and procurement in the company. Besides it, she is also a board member of 10 other companies.
Net worth: INR 28,180 Crores
5. Radha Vembu
Radha Vembu is the co-founder of Zoho Corporation, a software development company. She holds the major stakes of the company and also works as a product manager for email services.
Net worth: INR 26,260 Crores
6. Leena Gandhi Tewari
Leena Gandhi Tewari is an Indian author and businesswoman. She is the chairperson of a multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company USV Private Limited.
USV is a legacy of Leena’s family founded by her grandfather Vithal Balkrishna Gandhi in 1961.
Net worth: INR 24,280 Crores
7. Anu Aga
Anu Aga is a founder and ex-chairperson of Thermax, an energy and environmental engineering company. She started this company with her husband Rohinton Aga. But after his death, she took over as a chairperson.
Now her daughter Meher Pudumjee is working as the current chairperson of the company.
Net worth: INR 14,530 Crores
8. Neha Narkhede
Neha Narkhede is an Indian American businesswoman. She is a co-founder and chief technology officer of Confluent, a data technology company. She is a very intelligent woman who co-created an open source software platform, Apache Kafka.
Neha is the only woman on this list who also has American citizenship. She was also listed in the American self-made women list in 2020.
Net worth: INR 13,380 Crores
9. Vandana Lal
Vandana Lal is also one of the richest women in India. She is a director of Dr Lal Pathlabs, a service provider for healthcare tests.
Net worth: INR 6,810 Crores
10. Renu Munjal
Renu Munjal is a managing director of Hero Fincrop, Delhi based consumer banking company. Besides it, she also serves as a board director of Easy Bill and executive director of Hero MotoCrop.
Net worth: INR 6,620 Crores