Pune Richest Man: This is the richest person of Pune, know his net worth

Pune Richest Man: This is the richest person of Pune, know his net worth

Pune Richest Man: A new list of India’s 100 richest has been released, in which Mukesh Ambani is at the top and KP Ramasamy is the 100th richest person. There is a huge difference between the wealth of Mukesh Ambani and KP Ramasamy. However, today we are going to tell about the richest person of Pune, who is ranked sixth in the list of the richest people of India. 

Cyrus Poonawala is at number six in the Forbes list of 100 richest Indians. He is the owner of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturing company, Serum Institute of India, which he founded in 1966. The headquarters of the company is located in Pune. Serum produces more than 1.5 billion doses of vaccines annually, including measles, polio and flu. 

Company’s big role in making Covid vaccine 

Under the leadership of Serum CEO and his son Adar Poonawala, the company had invested $800 million to build a new factory to make Covid-19 vaccines. The vaccine Covishield made by them was the most used in India during the pandemic. 

Cyrus Poonawala’s property 

Apart from this company, Poonawala’s assets also include a majority stake in finance services fund Poonawala Fincorp as well as a stake in The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pune. According to Forbes, Cyrus Poonawala’s net worth is $20.9 billion. 

Wealth increased rapidly after the pandemic

After the development and use of Covishield vaccine, the wealth of the sixth richest man of India has increased tremendously. In the year 2020, his total wealth was 8.2 billion dollars and in 2022 his wealth increased to 24.3 billion dollars. However, compared to last year, this year the wealth has fallen by more than 4 billion dollars. 

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