Dilip Shanghvi

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Full NameDilip Shanghvi
Date of BirthOctober 1, 1955
Place of BirthAmreli, Gujarat, India
Alma MaterBhawanipur Education Society College, University of Calcutta
OccupationFounder and MD of Sun Pharmaceuticals
SpouseVibha Shanghvi
Net WorthApproximately $25.1 billion
AwardsPadma Shri (2016)
Ranking6th richest person in India (as of March 2024), 8th in India’s most powerful people (2017)
Early LifeBorn in a Gujarati Hindu Vaishnav Kapol Vania family in Kolkata
EducationBachelor of Commerce from the University of Calcutta
Career StartHelped his father in his wholesale medicine dealership in Kolkata
Founding Sun PharmaceuticalsStarted Sun Pharmaceutical Industries in 1982 with a capital of INR 10,000
Notable AcquisitionsAcquired Caraco Pharma (1997), Taro Pharma (2007), and Ranbaxy (2015)
Current RolesManaging Director of Sun Pharmaceuticals; Non-executive director and chairman of SPARC
Personal LifeMarried with two children, both working for Sun Pharmaceuticals
Religious BeliefsA devotee of Shrinathji makes regular pilgrimages to Nathdwara

Dilip Shanghvi’s Net Worth

Dilip Shanghvi’s net worth is approximately 25.1 billion USD.

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