Mumbai Indians (MI) owner Mukesh Ambani ($ 38 billion) has yet again topped Forbes list of 100 richest Indians for the 11th successive year. Owned by Ambani-led Reliance Industries, Mumbai Indians has a brand-valuation of $100 million (2017 data)*. MI owner, Ambani is not the only Indian Premeir League (IPL) franchise owner in the top 100 list.
Co-owners of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Burman Family (Mohit Burman) and Britannia Industries (Ness Wadia) take 20th and 25th spot respectively. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), owner Kalanithi Maran also makes an appearance on 29th spot. Maran is the proprietor Sun TV Network.
Last but not the least, Rising Pune Supergiant’s owner Sanjiv Goenka comes in at 73 place. Goenka runs the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group.
If one speaks of brand-valuation, Shahrukh Khan-owned Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) come in second with $ 99 million*. Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), come in at No.3 with brand valuation of $88 million*.
KXIP are valued at $41 million*, while SRH is valued at $56 million*.
* – Data as per global valuation and corporate finance advisory firm Duff & Phelps.
Editorial team of CricketCountry.