02 September 2008

Micky Jagtiani - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#462 Micky Jagtiani

Age: 56

Fortune: self made

Source: textiles

Net Worth: $2.5 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Dubai , United Arab Emirates, Middle East & Africa

Industry: Retailing

Marital Status: married, 3 children

Education: Drop Out

Founder and chairman of Dubai's Landmark Group, a retailer with over 600 stores and 10 original brands of apparel, home furnishings and electronics. Drove a taxi in London before moving to Bahrain and starting baby products shop in 1973. Since expanded beyond Gulf to India, Pakistan, China and Spain. Founded charity in India promoting children's education. Also sponsors orphanage and old age home in city of Chennai. Wife Renuka oversees "Splash," company's fashion line.

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