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Richest children in India and abroad

Last updated on: January 17, 2012 15:07 IST

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They are some of the richest children. Heirs to most wealthy companies, they are in an enviable position. Some of them have already taken charge of their business empires.

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Akash, Isha and Anant Ambani

Children of Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, Akash, Isha and Anant Ambani are among the youngest billionaire heirs in India.

Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani is the second richest Indian.

Mukesh Ambani's net worth in 2011: Rs 1,53,822.45 crore (Rs. 1,538.224 billion)

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Ananyashree, Aryaman Vikram and Advaitesha Birla

Birla's three children will inherit the entire wealth of the Birla empire.

Kumar Mangalam Birla's net worth in 2011: Rs 53,505.12 crore (Rs. 535.051 billion)

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Nisaba Godrej and Tanya Dubash

Adi Godrej's daughters, Nisaba Godrej and Tanya Dubash play a key role in the company.

Nisaba is the president, Human Capital and Innovation for Godrej Industries and associate companies.

Tanya Dubash is on the boards of several Godrej Group companies.

Adi Godrej's net worth in 2011: Rs 16,535.94 crore (Rs 165.359 billion)

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Aditya and Vanisha Mittal

Lakshmi Mittal's son Aditya is the chief financial officer of the world's largest steel firm Arcelor Mittal.

Vanisha Mittal has been a Director at LNM Holdings (the holding company for the Mittal group), Arcelor Mittal, Mittal Steel, Temirtau JSC Since 2004.

Lakhsmi Mittal's net worth: $31.1 billion

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Siddhartha Mallya

Heir to the Mallya group of companies, Siddhartha Mallya was educated at Wellington College in the UK and Queen Mary's College in the University of London.

Vijay Mallya's net worth in 2011: Rs 15,075.22 crore (Rs 150.752 billion)

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Pia Singh

Kushal Pal Singh's daughter, Pia Singh serves as the managing director of DT Cinemas, and DLF Retail Developers.

She has worked for the risk undertaking department of GE Capital and the investment division of General Electric, US. She serves as whole-time director of DLF Limited.

Kushal Pal Singh's net worth in 2011: Rs 35,665.94 crore (Rs. 356.659 billion)

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Rishad Premji

Rishad Premji, son of Wipro chairman Azim Premji joined his father, in 2007, after working for a while with Bain & Co and General Electric.

Azim Premji's net worth in 2011: Rs 93,148.56 crore (Rs 931.485 billion)

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Roshni Nadar

Roshni Nadar, Shiv Nadar's daughter, is the executive director and the CEO of HCL Corporation.

Shiv Nadar's net worth in 2011: Rs 22,244.84 crore (Rs. 222.448 billion)

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Jai Anmol and Jai Anshul Ambani

Anil Ambani's sons, Anmol and Anshul will take over the ADAG enterprise.

Anil Ambani's net worth in 2011: Rs 61,663.12 crore (Rs 616.631 billion)

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Eiesha, Kavin and Shravin Mittal

Eiesha, Kavin and Shravin Mittal are heirs of the telecom giant, Bharti Airtel.

Sunil Mittal's net worth in 2011: Rs 92,714.49 crore (Rs 927.144 billion)

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Shashwat Goenka

Shashwat Goenka is the son of Sanjiv Goenka, vice-chairman of RPG enterprises.

Sanjiv Goenka's net worth: $1.4 billion

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Lakshmi Venu

Lakshmi Venu, daughter of TVS Motor's managing director Venu Srinivasan, is the vice-president (global business development and strategy) for Sundaram Clayton Ltd, the holding company of TVS Motors.

Lakshmi Venu has married Infosys co-founder and chief mentor N R Narayan Murthy's son, Rohan Murthy.

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Delphine Arnault

Delphine is the daughter of Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of LVMH. The French luxury goods conglomerate, better known as Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is the largest such organization in the world, and Dom Perignon, Donna Karan and TAG Heuer are just a few of its brands.

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Andrew, David and Dylan Lauren

If you don't know who Ralph Lauren is, then you're not much of a fashionista. Born Ralph Liftshitz in the Bronx, Lauren is a world-famous clothing designer who entered the business in 1967 as the owner of a necktie store.

He sold his own designs there under the name "Polo", and 30 years later, Polo Ralph Lauren was a publicly traded company that took in over $5 billion in revenue.

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Anna Anisimova

When the Soviet Union fell, Vassily Anisimov was quick to realize the potential of capitalism. While many of his fellow Russians were still struggling with the new economic realities, he invested in aluminum plants, the Rossiyskiy Kredit bank and Metalloinvest, one of the largest mining companies in Russia, and Anisimov ultimately became one of the richest men in his country.

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Emma and Georgina Bloomberg

Mike Bloomberg is the mayor of New York City and one of the richest people in the United States.

He founded Bloomberg, a financial data, media, and software company that, according to The New York Times, has an estimated revenue of almost $7 billion.

Two of the primary beneficiaries of this massive wealth are his daughters, Emma and Georgina.

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Amanda Hearst

Media tycoon William Randolph Hearst made his fortune at the turn of the 20th century by founding newspapers all over the United States, and he became so powerful and so influential that the main character in Citizen Kane, Charles Foster Kane, was based on him.

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Paris and Nicky Hilton

The nationwide Hilton Hotels chain was founded in 1919 by Conrad Hilton. His grandson, Rick Hilton, is chairman and co-founder of Hilton and Hyland, a Beverly Hills real estate firm that caters only to people who can afford the most extravagant properties.

When he met Kathy Avanzino, it was love at first sight, and the two married in 1979. Over 30 years later, they're still going strong, and they have raised two sons and two daughters.

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Pansy and Josie Ho

Hong Kong native Stanley Ho has held a monopoly on the gambling industry in the Chinese region of Macau for four decades, earning the nickname "The King of Gambling" and making him one of the wealthiest men in Asia.

It's a good thing too, because he's fathered 17 children, and all those diapers get expensive after a while. His daughter, Pansy, works with her family.

Josie Ho is a popular Hong Kong actress, with multiple roles on television and appearances in over 40 films.

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Donald Jr, Ivanka and Eric Trump

Donald Trump may be a celebrity thanks to the television show The Apprentice, but his real estate enterprise is what made him a billionaire.

"The Donald" has five children, and while 17-year-old Tiffany and 4-year-old Barron are unlikely to have plotted a career path just yet, Donald Jr, Ivanka and Eric have all taken positions alongside dad within The Trump Organization.

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Allison Sarofim

Fayez Sarofim is an Egyptian-born fund manager who has been living in Texas for over 50 years. He was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 1997, and his net worth is estimated to be between $2 billion and $4 billion.

He is the father of five children, including his daughter Allison, who lives in a West Village townhouse purchased from supermodel Linda Evangelista.


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