Today, in this write-up we are sharing the list of Top 11 Female Entrepreneurs in India 2022 who are progressively working and increasing their numbers in net worth. According to a report, if I raise the number from the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India in 2022 to the top 100 richest women in India then it can be clearly said that these top female entrepreneurs in India contribute 2% to the GDP of India. This explains the role of female entrepreneurs in economic development in India.
These 100 richest women in India had increased 53% of their wealth in only just one year. And as we have a correct source of information, Kanika Tekriwal the founder and CEO of the aviation company Jet Set Go is the youngest female entrepreneur who increased her wealth by 50%.
Now let’s come to our main objective, which is the listing of the Top 11 Female Entrepreneurs in India 2022.
- 11. Ameera Shah (Metropolis Healthcare)
- 10. Renu Munjal (Hero FinCorp)
- 9. Vandana Lal (Dr. Lal PathLabs)
- 8. Neha Narkhede (Confluent)
- 7. Anu Aga and Meher Pudumjee (Thermax)
- 6. Leena Gandhi Tewari (USV)
- 5. Radha Vembu (Zoho)
- 4. Nilima Motaparti ( Divi’s Laboratories)
- 3. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Biocon)
- 2. Falguni Nayar (Nykaa)
- 1. Roshni Nadar Malhotra (HCL)
- Final Words
11. Ameera Shah (Metropolis Healthcare)
Ameera Shah is an entrepreneur listed at the 11th position in the list of Top 11 Female Entrepreneurs in India 2022. Ameera Shah is best known as the Managing Director of Metropolis Healthcare.
Ameera Shah was born on 24 September 1979 (age 42 years). Having a great business sense Ameera Shah turned one Diagnostic Lab with $1.5 million in revenue into a multinational brand Metropolis Healthcare with $90 million in revenue. Ameera Shah’s net worth is about ₹5,950 Crores.
Metropolis Healthcare has a presence in 7 countries with 125 labs and 4500 employees. Ameera Shah’s award list is very large which proves that Ameera Shah the Managing Director of Metropolis is one of the most Successful Female Entrepreneurs in India.
10. Renu Munjal (Hero FinCorp)
Renu Munjal is in 10th place in the list of Top 11 Female Entrepreneurs in India 2022 who is the Managing Director at Hero FinCorp. Before Hero FinCorp Renu Munjal had also served as the Executive Director of Hero MotoCorp.
Renu Munjal is one of the founding members of BMU. She often used to contribute to the education field and to live her this wish she donated 17 crore rupees also positioned her the 5th on the list of the top women philanthropists in India. Renu Munjal’s net worth can be considered approximately ₹6,620 crores. The MD of Hero FinCorp Renu Munjal’s age is 67 years now.
9. Vandana Lal (Dr. Lal PathLabs)
By putting great efforts into her whole life Vandana Lal positioned herself as the Whole Time Director of a health care brand Dr. Lal PathLabs. After years of struggle Arvind Lal’s wife Vandana Lal safe 9th place in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022.
Vandana Lal net worth is ₹6,810 crores and she is also serving in Dr. Lal PathLabs as a Board Member.
8. Neha Narkhede (Confluent)
Neha Narkhede secured 8th position in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022. Neha Narkhede is an Indian-American entrepreneur who has successfully built her business along with 2 more co-founders in the year 2014.
Neha Narkhede is the co-founder and former CTO of the streaming data technology company Confluent and now she serves as the Board Member at Confluent. In the year 2020, Neha Narkhed was also listed as one of the Self-Made Entrepreneurs of America as she holds an American nationality.
Neha Narkhede made her name in the technology field, mostly females do not appear in the Technology companies. This uniqueness makes her one of the top businesswomen in India. After dealing with all the challenges faced by female entrepreneurs she secured 8th position in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022. Neha Narkhede’s net worth is ₹13,380 crores.
7. Anu Aga and Meher Pudumjee (Thermax)
Anu Aga is the perfect example of an energetic soul. Anu Aga’s age is 79 years and she is still at her high energy and serving as a social worker as well. If we start from the beginning Anu Aga started her career in the year 1985 by joining Thermax. After the death of her husband, Rohinton Aga she took over her husband’s position and became the Chairperson of Thermax from 1996 to 2004.
With her retirement, Anu Aga also entered Social Work for which she received the Padma Shri Award by the Government of India. Apart from being a successful famous female entrepreneur of India Anu Aga is also a Member of the Rajya Sabha. With a massive net worth of ₹14,530 crores, Anu Aga secured 7th position in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022.
6. Leena Gandhi Tewari (USV)
Leena Gandhi Tewari is the Chairperson of USV Private Limited. Leena Gandhi was born in the year 1956 or 1957, her age is now 66 years and she is still serving with full of energy. USV Private Limited was founded by the grandfather of Leena Gandhi, Vithal Gandhi in the year 1961.
Leena Gandhi Tewari donated ₹34 crores for which she was also listed in the list of Women Philanthropists of 2019 at the 3rd position. Apart from being India’s top businesswoman, Leena Gandhi Tewari is also an author who wrote Beyond Pipes and Dreams which is the biography of Leana Gandhi’s grandfather Vithal Gandhi. Leena Gandhi Tewari’s net worth is approximately ₹24,280 crores, with this massive net worth Leena Gandhi has secured 6th position in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022.
5. Radha Vembu (Zoho)
Radha Vembu is the co-founder of Zoho Corporation, she founded Zoho Corporation along with her brother Sridhar Vembu. Radha Vembu’s age is about 50 years she is a billionaire and one of the top businesswomen in India. Radha Vembu’s net worth is about ₹26,260 crores, hence she secured 5th position in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022.
4. Nilima Motaparti ( Divi’s Laboratories)
Nilima Motaparti is the Cheif Controller of Divi Laboratories. She also owns a 20.34% stake in the company as she is the highest shareholder of Divi Laboratories and making her the most successful female entrepreneur in India.
Nilima Motaparti is the daughter of Murali Krishna Prasad, the founder of Divi Laboratories. With a massive net worth of ₹28,180 crores, Nilima Motaparti holds the number 4 position in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022 and also is the wealthiest female in Telugu states. Not only Divi Laboratories but Nilima Motaparti also serves on the Board of 10 other companies that include her name in the list of top businesswomen in India.
3. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Biocon)
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, a 69 years old female entrepreneur from India is the founder of Biocon, a biotechnology company. Kiran Mazumdar had also served as the Chairperson of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
We can have a sense of her power by this that Kiran Mazumdar was ranked 68th position in the list of most powerful women in the world in the year 2019. Biocon Biochemicals Limited was the first biotechnology company that successfully issued its IPO (Initial Public Offering) and again hit a record by crossing the $1 billion range on the first day of listing.
The founder of Biocon, Kiran Mazumdar Shawn secured 3rd place in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022 with a lump sum amount net worth of ₹29,030 crores.
2. Falguni Nayar (Nykaa)
With securing the 2nd position in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022 Falguni Nayar is also in the 1st position when it comes to India’s top self-made female Billionaires. The founder and CEO of Nykaa (a fashion and beauty brand), Falguni Nayar age is 50 years now and she is one of the top businesswomen in India.
Before starting Nykaa Falguni Nayar used to serve as a Managing Director at Kotak Mahindra Capital. Falguni Nayar net worth is about ₹57,520 crores. With this high amount of net worth, Falguni Nayar placed herself at the 2nd number in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022. As Nykaa is a very famous brand in India especially among female consumers of India, that makes Falguni Nayar a more famous female entrepreneur in India.
1. Roshni Nadar Malhotra (HCL)
Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the wealthiest female in India ranked at 1st place in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022. Roshni Nadar is the chairperson of HCL Technologies.
Being the wealthiest female in India Roshni Nadar is also the first woman who is leading an IT company successfully. In 2019, Forbes released its list of 100 Most Powerful Women in the world, in this list, Roshni Nadar Malhotra ranked at 54th position.
In the year 2009 Roshni Nadar married Shikhar Malhotra. Roshni Nadar Malhotra was born in 1982, her age is 42 years now. Roshni Nadar Malhotra secured 1st place in the list of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022 with a great net worth of ₹84,330 crores.
In the introductory part, we have discussed the top 100 richest women in India contribute about 2% to the GDP of the country. This percentage becomes 18% when we talk about the whole female power of India. It is very necessary to grow and develop the female workforce of India, the results would be great if we give chance to contribute to the economy of the country females equally.
And a salute to all these women already doing great. Hope now you are well aware of the top 11 female entrepreneurs in India 2022, the data was helpful for you. In this write-up, we have shared a little information about all the successful female entrepreneurs in India.