02 September 2008

Sunil Mittal & family - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#64 Sunil Mittal & family

Age: 50

Fortune: self made

Source: telecom

Net Worth: $11.8 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Delhi , India, Asia & Australia

Industry: Technology

Marital Status: married, 3 children

Education: Punjab University, Bachelor of Arts / Science

Derives fortune from Bharti Airtel, which he cofounded with two brothers and built into country's largest mobile phone operator; now has 60 million customers. Also has interests in life insurance with Axa; fruits, vegetables with Del Monte Pacific and the Rothschild family. Wholesale cash-and-carry venture with Wal-Mart still to get off the ground. Plans to launch direct-to-home satellite television services. Mittal is currently president of CII, an influential industry lobby.

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