- Anil Agarwal is Richest person in Bihar
- The capital city of Patna is the richest district in Bihar
- Subrata Roy (Founder of Sahara India parivar) was born in Araria district of Bihar
- Subrata Roy was named one of the 10 Most Powerful People of India in 2012 (TOI)
Bihar has always produced some extraordinary talents that are identified all over the country for their work. People from Bihar have excelled in different fields of work, be it science, business, entrepreneurship, or even politics. Some of these people have been able to accumulate an astounding amount of net worth following success in their specific field. Follow this article to learn about the top 10 richest people in Bihar in 2023 along with some basic information about them.
10 Richest People In Bihar 2023
The table provides the list of the 10 richest people in Bihar in 2023 along with their net worth.
|S. No.||Name||Net worth|
|1||Anil Agarwal||16,000 crores|
|2||Ravindra Kishore Sinha||8000 crores|
|3||Sanjay Kumar Jha||8000 crores|
|4||Sujeet Kumar||3500 crores|
|5||Navin Agrawal||700 crores|
|6||Arup Roy Choudhury||600 crores|
|7||Nishikant Dubey||50 crores|
|8||Arunabh Kumar||16 crores|
|9||Shashi Bhushan Singh||10 crores|
|10||Subrata Roy||8 crores|
Bihar’s 10 Richest Person in 2023
Here are some more details about the 10 richest people in Bihar in 2023.
1. Anil Agarwal (Net Worth: 16,000 crores)
Also known as the “Metal King”, Anil Agarwal is the richest person in Bihar in 2023. He is the founder and chair of the billion-dollar mining company Vedanta Resources Limited. Born and raised in Patna, Bihar, Agarwal left Patna for Mumbai to seek better opportunities at just the age of 19 years.
2. Ravindra Kishore Sinha (Net Worth: 8000 crores)
Ravindra Kishore Sinha is the founder of the security-providing company Security and Intelligence Services which offers its services in India and Australia. After starting his career as a journalist, Sinha established his company to help retired servicemen. A successful businessman, Ravindra was also a politician who was a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party.
3. Sanjay Kumar Jha (Net Worth: 8000 crores)
Sanjay Kumar Jha is the chief executive officer of the multinational semiconductor manufacturing company GlobalFoundries. Jha was born in the Bhagalpur city of Bihar and had previously worked with Motorola Mobility and Qualcomm as their CEO and COO respectively. He holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Liverpool.
4. Sujeet Kumar (Net Worth 3500 crores)
Along with his partners Amod Malviya and Vaibhav Gupta, Sujeet Kumar founded the B2B e-commerce company Udaan. Kumar is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and has served as the President of Operations of the renowned e-commerce company Flipkart. Owing to the success of his company, Sujeet has amassed an amazing net worth.
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5. Navin Agrawal (Net Worth 700 crores)
Navin Agrawal is the younger brother of business tycoon Anil Agarwal who has been serving as Vice Chairman of Vedanta Limited. The company was founded by his father Dwarka Prasad Agarwal and Navin had held the position of vice-chairman since 1984. Navin had played a major role in in development of the company which is currently worth billions.
6. Arup Roy Choudhury (Net Worth 600 crores)
Arup Roy Choudhury has served in some prominent positions such as the Chairman & MD of NBCC, Chairman and MD of NTPC, and Chairman of DVC. Currently, he is employed as the Professor of Practice at the IIT, Delhi. Choudhury is the recipient of several awards and accolades for his contribution to the public sector industries.
7. Nishikant Dubey (Net Worth 50 crores)
Nishikant Dubey is an Indian politician currently a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was born in the Bhagalpur city of Bihar and apart from a politician, is also a successful businessperson and agriculturist. Dubey currently has residences in New Delhi, Bhagalpur, and Deoghar as well.
8. Arunabh Kumar (Net Worth 16 crores)
Born in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, Arunabh Kumar is the founder of popular OTT service and YouTube channel The Viral Fever (on known by its abbreviation TVF). He was previously the CEO of the company and after taking a break of three years owing to different charges, he has joined TVF as its mentor.
9. Shashi Bhushan Singh (Net Worth 10 crores)
Shashi Bhushan Singh is a politician from Bihar and currently a member of Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD). He is also one of the richest people in Bihar with a net worth ranging in crores. Shashi is also a member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly from Sugauli Constituency.
10. Subrata Roy (Net Worth 8 Crores)
Subrata Roy is well known as the founder of Sahara India Pariwar. He was born in Araria district of Bihar and after completing his engineering from Gorakhpur, started his first business there. In 2004, Sahara Group was named the second largest employer in India by Time and in 2012 Roy was named one of the 10 Most Powerful People of India by India Today.
Frequently Asked Questions
Anil Agarwal is the richest person in Bihar in 2023.
The capital city of Patna is the richest district in Bihar.
Rs. 16000 crore (approx.)
As per the Multidimensional Poverty Index, Bihar is the poorest Indian state in 2023.
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