Once perennially portrayed as a large country drowning in an uncontrollably increasing population and a suffocating poverty, India has now emerged from the shadows and proved that its large population is no deterrent to revving up their economy. Now, the country is among the fastest growing economy in the world, with growth rates surpassing that of most countries in Asia.
It has an emerging educated middle class, a thriving BPO industry, and a developing technology and automobile industry. While there still remainS in the country many pockets of poverty, many of the ruling class are already the billion rewards of the country’s growing economy.
In this list, you will find the top 10 richest Indian politicians, all of them worth about or more than a few crores rupees, a unit of measure which means 10,000,000 rupees.
Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan is an Indian actress and politician. She is an alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Jaya Bachchan is the wife of Amitabh Bachchan, and the mother of Shweta Bachchan-Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan.
- Net Worth: $400 Million
- Born: April 9, 1948 (age 65), Kolkata, India
Height: 1.57 m
Spouse: Amitabh Bachchan (m. 1973)
Naveen Jindal is an Indian politician and Member of Parliament from the Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency in the northern Indian state of Haryana.Also a businessman as the head of Jindal Steel and Power Limited, he owns assets worth 132 crore rupees.
- Net Worth : 132
- Born: March 9, 1970 (age 43), Hisar, India
Spouse: Shallu Jindal (m. 1994)
Siblings: Sajjan Jindal
Parents: Savitri Jindal, O. P. Jindal
- Education: University of Texas at Dallas (1992), Hansraj College (1990), Delhi Public School, Mathura Road
Nama Nageswara Rao:-
Nama Nageswara Rao is an Indian politician, and a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. Before becoming a member of the Lok Sabha, Nageswara Rao ran the infrastructure company Madhucon Projects.
- Spouse: Chinnamma
- Children: 2 sons and 1 daughter
- Born: March 15, 1957 (age 56), India
- Net Worth: Rp 1.73 billion ($38.4 million, £23.3 million),
Anil H. Lad:-
Mine owner Anil H. Lad is Son of late Hiroji Lad, a former Congress MLA. Anil is a former Bharatiya Janata Party MLA, from Bellary Constituency. In April , 2008 he Joined Congress. He was MLA of Bellary Constituency from June 2004 to Nov. 2007, in June 2008 he was elected to Rajyasabha. Anil is also Vice-President of Bellary-Hospet Iron Ore Mine Owners Association (B.H.I.M.O.S.A.) , Chairman Managing Director of Mining giant V.S.L. Group of Companies.He is also Director of the following companies.
- Total Assets: Rs 175 caror
- Father’s Name Late Shri Heeroji V. Lad
- Date of Birth 07/12/1973
- Birth Place Sandur, Distt. Bellary (Karnataka)
- Maritial Status Married On 6 May 1999
- Spouse Name Shrimati Aarti Anil Lad
Indian politician and businessman Satyanarayana Chowdary is the principal founder and chairman of Sujana Group of Companies. As of May 2013, his assets amount to 190 crore rupees, including 178 crore rupees in movable assets and an additional 12 crore rupees for immovable assets.
- Assets Amount : 190 crore rupees
- Born: 2 June 1961 Kanchikacherla, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India
- Nationality: Indian
- Political party: Telugu Desam Party
- Residence: Hyderabad. Andhra Pradesh
- Age 52
The awesomely named Takam Tagar runs for government positions under the wing of the People’s Party of Aruchanal Pradesh. Recently, he declared in papers submitted to the document that he is worth 209 crore rupees, including movable assets valued at 174 crore rupees and another 35 crore rupees worth of immovable assets.
- Assets Worth: Rs. 209 crore
- Name : Takam Tagar
- Party : Peoples Party of Arunachal ( PPA )
- Age : 34
- Gender : Male
- Education Status : Literate(Some School)
- Father’s Name : Takam Mangha
Abhishek Manu Singhvi is an Indian politician belonging to Indian National Congress party, he is also a Member of the Parliament of India representing Rajasthan in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.
- Net Worth : 226 crore rupees
- Born: February 24, 1959 (age 54), Jodhpur, India
Spouse: Anita Singhvi (m. 1982)
Parents: Laxmi Mall Singhvi
Party: Indian National Congress
Children: Anubhav Singhvi, Avishkar Singhvi
- Education: University of Cambridge (1987), more
Anand Kumar Singh is a Fijian lawyer and politician of Indian descent. He was born on 8 August 1948 in Bombay, when his family had temporarily moved to India Representing the Vijaynagara of the Bellary district, Anand Singh owns 239 crore rupees according to public documents declaring his assets. He serves as India’s Tourism Secretary. He also has stakes in a mining company.
- Net Worth : 239 crore rupees
- Born: 1948
- Party: Fiji Labour Party
T. Subbarami Reddy is an Indian industrialist, politician and a philanthropist. At the 1993 National Film Award, he won Best Film award as Producer for Bhagavad Gita.Subbarami Reddy takes the second spot on the list of richest Indian politicians. He is a member of parliament representing Andhra Pradesh in Rajya Sabha. He is a prominent industrialist, philanthropist and a politician of the Congress party. He has assets worth 258 crore, immovable assets worth 51 crore and movable assets worth 207 crore.
- Net Worth : 258 crore.
- Born: September 17, 1943 (age 70), Nellore, India
Spouse: Shrimati Indira Subbarami Reddy (m. 1966)
Education: Nizam College
Party: Indian National Congress
- Children: Pinky Reddy, Sandeep Reddy
Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy, also called Jagan is an Indian politician and is a member of the Parliament of India from Kadapa constituency. He is the son of the former Chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.Jaganmohen Reddy used to be the Indian National Congress leader. As of May 2013, he is serving as a member or Parliament for the Kadapa region under the parliament of India. He has accumulated about 446 crore rupees. That translates to 407 crore rupees and 39 crore rupees in movable and immovable assets, respectively.
- Net Worth: 446
- Born: December 21, 1972 (age 41), Pulivendula, India
Spouse: Y S Bharati (m. 1996)
Party: YSR Congress Party
Parents: Y. S. Vijayamma, Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
Siblings: Y. S. Sharmila
- Education: Nizam College, Hyderabad Public School