Every industry has famous personalities that sit on the top of the pyramid of their respective domains. For instance, you have Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani when it comes to business people. Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni come to our minds when thinking of cricket. Similarly, when it comes to the stock market, there are well-known, famous traders whose names have become synonymous with the stock market. You might have even seen these famous traders on television and in newspapers. So let’s look at the top six traders in India.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, arguably, is one of the most famous traders in India of the current times. He started his career as a trader while he was still in college. He started trading with only INR 5,000 in 1985. He currently has a net worth of over 3 billion USD and is the 48th wealthiest man in India. Some of his investments include Tata Motors, Lupin, Titan, CRISIL, Fortis Healthcare, and SAIL, to name a few.
The founder of the popular DMart retail chain of stores, Radhakishan Damani is also one of the biggest traders in India. In fact, he started his career as a stock market trader after the demise of his father.
He currently has a net worth of about 2.3 billion USD and is the second-richest person in India. His portfolio includes stocks like Avenue Supermarts (DMart), India Cements, United Breweries, and Sundaram Finance.
Mukul is one of the newest traders in the Indian stock market. His aggressive investment strategy has helped him enter the richest club of India. As per reports, Mukul has a net worth of over INR 2,000 crores. His portfolio includes forty-six stocks like J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd., Kamdhenu Ltd., and Eveready Industries India Ltd.
Anil Kumar Goel
Anil Kumar Goel has been a trader since his college days, way back in the 90s. He loves investing in small and micro-scale firms. He went through a lot of ups and downs in his early career.
He finally found his place in the stock market, and his profits grew substantially. As per information, the trader has a net worth of over INR 1,944 crores.
Anil Kumar Goel owns stocks in about thirty-eight companies, including Panama Petrochem Ltd., Star Paper Mills Ltd., Vardhman Holdings Ltd., etc.
Vijay Kedia became a trader at the early age of nineteen. He has a net worth of around INR 500 crores and has investments in eighteen companies. His portfolio includes Panasonic Energy India Company Ltd. and Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd.
He is one of India’s most distinguished, renowned, and respected traders. He is a CA and CFA by profession and is the founder of Abakkus Asset Manager. His net worth is estimated to be over INR 2,097 crores. His investments include HIL, Mastek, IIFL Securities, and many others.
These top six traders are role models for stock investors in India. However, the list is not exhaustive. There are many other traders in India who are loved, admired, and followed by people in the community. Which of these famous traders do you like the most? Or do you worship a trader we haven’t mentioned on the list? Do let us know.