Life is perfect when you have billionaire parents as success comes easy when you're born with a silver spoon.
Would you work if your father's a billionaire? Obviously, NO! But these ladies chose to leave behind their heritage assets and build their own empire.
Though these women were born in the wealthiest families of the country, they still have worked hard to continue the legacy of their parents. They took the firms to another level with their creativity and determination. At which so ever place they are today is because of their own resolutions. Some joined their family business, while some created their own world.
They have made the country proud and are true motivation to all the women out there. So, let's have a look at these richest daughters of India and what did they do to reach the ace places they are at today.
Nisaba Adi Godrej, 31, is the Chairperson of Godrej Consumer Products. She keeps a track on the corporate strategy and human capital functions for Godrej Industries and its associated companies. In short, she is managing over 20,000 employees in the company. She also drives the Godrej Group's 'Good & Green' (CSR) initiatives and is the point person for the operations of the Godrej Family Council. She is currently on the boards of GCPL, Godrej Agrovet and Teach for India. According to her Wikipedia page, the net worth of her family is over $5 billion.
Tanya Arvind Dubash is the Executive Director and Chief Brand Officer at the Godrej Group. She is the elder daughter of an industrialist, Mr Adi Godrej. According to the sources, her net worth is calculated to be $4.0 billion.
Tanya is married to Arvind Dubash, an Industrialist.
She is currently on the Boards of Godrej Industries Limited, Godrej Consumer Products Limited, Godrej Agrovet Limited and is the Chairperson of Godrej Nature's Basket. She is also a board member of the Bhartiya Mahila Bank and a Trustee of Brown University.
Even after being Ambani's niece, this lady chose to be known for her writings...
Vinita Gupta was born in 1949 in India and spent her early years in Delhi. In 1973, she earned a bachelor's degree in electronics and communications from the University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee). In 1974, she went to the United States and earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of California Los Angeles.
Currently, she is the founder and chairman of Digital Link Corporation (now Quick Eagle Networks). According to the sources, she is credited with being the first woman of Indian origin to take her company public in the United States. For two consecutive years, Working Woman Magazine has named Digital Link one of the top 500 women-owned businesses in the United States. She was 1999 honoree at Asian Pacific Fund.
Isheta Salgaocar is the daughter of Mukesh Ambani's and Anil's sister, Dipti Salgaocar. Isheta earned a degree in Political Science and a graduate degree in Journalism from Columbia University. She is active as a writer of thought-provoking columns in many Indian and international publications. According to her Twitter account, she's been named the editor-at-large for Huffington Post India. She is also a contributing editor for Vogue India.
What do you know about Roshni Nadar, the only child of HCL's founder, Shiv Nadar?
Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the Executive Director and the CEO of HCL Enterprise. She is the only child of HCL's founder, Shiv Nadar. She was awarded NDTV Young philanthropist of the Year 2014. According to HCL's official website, the enterprise generates annual revenues of over US $7.5 billion with more than 120,000 employees from 140 nationalities operating across 32 countries, including over 500 points of presence in India.
According to Bloomberg, Pia Singh is the Managing Director at DT Cinemas Limited. She serves as the Chairman of DLF Retail Developers Ltd. Pia graduated from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. with a degree in finance.
Do you know how much stake does the daughter of Narayana Murthy holds?
You will be shocked to know that Ashni Biyani is the first woman from her family to step out of home to attend college. She is the daughter of Future Group CEO, Kishore Biyani. According to Economic Times, she has brought in designed thinking within the group. Ashni graduated as a textile designer and has attended courses on scenario planning at New York's Parsons School of Design and the Summer Institute of General Management at Graduate School of Business, Stanford.
Akshata Murthy is the daughter of Narayana Murthy, the Indian businessman, and billionaire. Akshata has attended Stanford University and she met her future husband there, Rishi Sunak. Rishi Sunak is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He is the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Richmond elected in 2015. Akshata has a 1.4 % stake in the family business and she has a very successful IT company she co-founded with her father.
Do you know who is at the number one position in the listing of daughters of the world's richest individuals?
Vanisha Mittal Bhatia is the daughter of steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal. In 2007, according to the magazine Forbes, she was at number one position in the listing of daughters of the world's richest individuals. In 2004, she married Amit Bhatia, an investment banker who now works for one of her father's businesses in Britain. According to the sources, since 2004, she has been a Director at LNM Holdings (the holding company for the Mittal group), ArcelorMittal, Mittal Steel, Temirtau JSC. She is a graduate of the European Business School, and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in Business and South Asian Studies.
Aloo is the daughter of Pallonji Mistry, the largest single shareholder in Tata Sons and one of the richest tycoons in India. Aloo's husband, Noel, is the Chairman of Trent Ltd, and her brother Cyrus Mistry is the Chairman of Tata Group.
Billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla took over as the Aditya Birla Group Chairman when he was just 28. And his eldest daughter willingly turned entrepreneur when she was 17. Who is she?
Smiti Ruia is the daughter of one of India's most extravagant billionaire brothers, Ravi Ruia. Ravi is the Chairman of Essar Group, together with his brother Shashi Ruia. In 2012, Forbes named the Ruia brothers as the world's richest Indians with a net worth of US$7 billion. According to the sources, Smiti earned a bachelor's degree in Finance and Marketing from Stern School of Business in New York City. She also has a graduate degree in Publishing from London College of Printing.
You must know that Billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla was forced to take over as the Aditya Birla Group Chairman in 1995 when he was just 28. According to the report by Economic Times, his eldest daughter willingly turned entrepreneur when she was 17. Isn't this amazing?
Ananyashree is trying to find the ways to lend money to the poor. She is currently studying at Oxford University, and she is very passionate about empowering women.
What do you know about Isha Ambani?
Nandini Piramal is the Executive Director at Piramal Enterprises Ltd. She manages the Human Resources division and is liable for the Over-The-Counter Business of Piramal Enterprises. According to the sources, she also contributes to Piramal Foundation which conducts sustained community activities in health, education, rural employability and youth empowerment. Piramal is a graduate in BA (Hons.) from Hertford College, Oxford University and is an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Isha Ambani is the daughter of Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani. She is graduated in Psychology and South Asian studies from Yale University, in October 2014. Later, she was recruited into the boards of directors of Jio and Reliance Retail.
According to the sources, in 2008, Isha, with a net worth of ₹4,710 crore (US$730 million) was ranked 2nd on the Forbes' Youngest Billionaire Heiresses list. In 2015 she was named among 12 powerful upcoming businesswomen in Asia.
Next is the daughter of Micky Jagtiani, founder of Landmark Group. Any idea who she is?
Nisha Jagtiani is changing fashion in the Middle East as she drives the future vision for Landmark Group, the region's largest retail and hospitality union. She inherited her entrepreneurial skills from her father, Micky Jagtiani. According to the sources, Landmark Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Dubai, UAE, makes more than $6 billion per year.
These ladies aren't billionaires because they were born in rich families. They are a billionaire because they worked hard for it. The nation is proud of these daughters.
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