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Azim Premji

Net Worth (2024) info Our net worth estimates blend trusted external data with our advanced algorithms to provide accurate financial insights. While our estimates are valuable for understanding financial positions, please note they are hypothetical estimates.
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4,500 Million

Azim Premji Net Worth Breakdown

Business: IT Consulting and System Integration Services
4,500 million
Rank
Business Magnate Category
# 11
Gender Male
Age78 years old
Born24th of July, 1945
Birthplace Karachi, India
Career 1966 - present
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Asian
Height 165 cm (5'5")
Weight 72 kg (159 lbs)
Hair color Grey
Eye color Brown

Azim Premji Short biography

Azim Premji is an Indian business magnate, investor, engineer, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Wipro Limited, a multinational IT consulting and system integration services company. Premji is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry.

Born on July 24, 1945, in Mumbai, India, Premji is a Gujarati Muslim. His father, Mohamed Hashem Premji, was a famous businessman in his time and was also referred to as the ‘Rice King of Burma.’

Premji obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He took over the family business, Wipro, in 1966 after his father's death. Under his leadership, Wipro transformed from a small cooking oil company to a global IT giant.

Premji is known for his philanthropic work. He has pledged to donate the majority of his wealth to charity. In 2010, he signed The Giving Pledge, a campaign encouraging wealthy individuals to donate at least half of their wealth to charity.

Premji has received numerous awards and accolades for his business acumen and philanthropy. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine in 2004 and 2011. He has also received honorary doctorates from several universities.



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Gender Male
Age78 years old
Born24th of July, 1945
Birthplace Karachi, India
Career 1966 - present
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Asian
Height 165 cm (5'5")
Weight 72 kg (159 lbs)
Hair color Grey
Eye color Brown
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