In a major development, veteran industrialist Ratan Tata has emerged as the reigning social media influencer on X, formerly known as Twitter. According to the recently unveiled Hurun India Rich List 2023, the 84-year-old business magnate boasts an impressive 12.6 million followers on X, firmly securing his position as India's most followed businessman.
The report, a collaborative effort between Hurun India and 360 ONE Wealth, presents a comprehensive snapshot of India's wealthiest individuals and marks the twelfth annual edition of this prestigious gathering of the country's richest.
Ratan Tata's dominance in the realm of social media is underlined by the fact that he holds the top spot in the 360 ONE Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2023 when it comes to followers. What's particularly striking is that his X social media followership has surged by a remarkable 800,000 over the past year alone.
Meanwhile, Mukesh Ambani has staged a comeback, reclaiming the title of India's wealthiest individual, surpassing Gautam Adani. The report highlights Ambani's substantial wealth growth, now standing at nearly Rs 8,08,700 crore during the assessment period.
The list also features other notable figures from India's business landscape. Shiv Nadar secures the fourth position with assets valued at Rs 2,28,900 crore, followed by Gopichand Hinduja and his family, who hold the fifth spot with assets totaling Rs 1,76,500 crore. Dilip Shanghvi rounds out the top six with a net worth of Rs 1,64,300 crore.
In the dynamic world of Indian wealth, these rankings offer a glimpse into the ever-changing fortunes of the nation's business elite. Ratan Tata's ascent to social media supremacy reflects the growing influence of digital platforms in shaping public perceptions of prominent figures in the business world.