Dilip Shanghvi
Name: Dilip Shanghvi
Occupation: Health care
Gender: Male
Birth Day: October 1, 1955
Age: 67
Birth Place: Amreli, Gujarat, India, India
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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Dilip Shanghvi

Dilip Shanghvi was born on October 1, 1955 in Amreli, Gujarat, India, India (67 years old). Dilip Shanghvi is a Health care, zodiac sign: Scorpio. Nationality: India. Approx. Net Worth: $16 Billion. With the net worth of $16 Billion, Dilip Shanghvi is the #94 richest person on earth all the time in our database.

Net Worth 2020

$16 Billion
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#1 Vidhi Shanghvi Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Aalok Shangvi Children N/A N/A N/A
#3 Vibha D Shanghvi Spouse N/A N/A N/A


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Shanghvi started Sun Pharmaceutical Industries with capital of INR 10,000 in 1982 at Vapi, with one psychiatry drug. In 1997, Sun acquired Caraco Pharma, a loss-making American company, with the aim of expanding Sun's reach in the United States. Sun also acquired Israel's Taro Pharma in 2007. Shanghvi stepped down as chairman and CEO in 2012 and chose Israel Makov, formerly CEO of Teva Pharmaceuticals, as his successor; Shanghvi became managing director. In April 2014 Sun, Ranbaxy, and Daiichi Sankyo (the majority shareholder in Ranbaxy) agreed that Sun would acquire all outstanding shares of Ranbaxy for $3.2 billion in Sun stock and that Sun would take on $800M in Ranbaxy debt; the deal closed in March 2015 and made Sun the largest drug company in India and fifth largest in the world, and made Daiichi the second largest shareholder in Sun.


In January 2018, the Indian government appointed Shanghvi to the Reserve Bank of India's 21-member central board committee. He is chairman of the board of governors at IIT Bombay. He was made a trustee of the Rhodes scholarship programme at Oxford University in 2017.


In 2019, journalist Soma Das authored The Reluctant Billionaire, the first and only biography of Dilip Shanghvi. Published by Penguin Random House, the book was nominated for Tata Literature Award in the Best Business Book category in November 2019.

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Currently, Dilip Shanghvi is 67 years, 4 months and 5 days old. Dilip Shanghvi will celebrate 68th birthday on a Sunday 1st of October 2023.

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