Azim Premji Net Worth
Azim Premji Net Worth: Azim Premji is an Indian business tycoon who has a net worth of $15.5 billion dollars. Born July 24, 1945 in Mumbai, British India, Azim Premji is also a philanthropist who is the chairman of Wipro Limited, a multinational IT consulting and system integration services company. According to Forbes, Premji is currently the fourth wealthiest Indian as well as the 61st richest in the world, with a personal wealth of over $15 million as of 2014. He was voted among the 20 most powerful men in the world by Asiaweek and has twice been listed among the 100 most influential people by TIME Magazine (2004 and 2011, respectively). In 2000, he was given an honorary doctorate by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education and in 2006 he was awarded Lakshya Business Visionary by the National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai. In 2009, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Premji's grandfather was a noted businessman and was known as Rice King of Burma. Premji holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, USA and has gone on to receive awards from the India government as well as an Economic Times Lifetime Achievement Award. Premji is married to Yasmeen and they have two children, Rishad and Tariq. Rishad is currently the Chief Strategy Officer of IT Business, Wipro.