Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi
Nirav Modi
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At a Glance
  • Age
  • Earnings
    $1010 Million
  • Source of earnings
    Diamond jewelry
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

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#64 India Rich List 2013


Third-generation diamantaire who grew up in Belgium, Nirav Modi dropped out of Wharton and moved to India in 1990 to work with his jeweler uncle who taught him the trade. In 1999 he left to set up Firestar International, which today has revenues of $1.3 billion and manufacturing units in India, Russia, Armenia and South Africa. Modi, who aspires to be the Cartier of India, got noticed when his Lotus necklace with a rare Golconda diamond was auctioned by Christie's for $3 million in 2008. He is launching his first retail store in Delhi next year.

India Rich List 2013

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