T S Kalayanaraman, the chairman and managing director of Kalyan Jewellers is the wealthiest jeweller in India with a personal fortune of $ 1.3 billion according to Wealth-X report.
In 1993, kalyanaraman had opened his first jewellery shop in Thrissur City with only $ 100, 000 capital. At present his business is expanded to 32 showrooms across South India.
Sahil Mehta, Indian subcontinent at Wealth-X has said, “The gems and jewellery industry is among India’s fastest growing sectors fuelled by UHNWs affinity for jewellery and the fact that they view it as an important store of value. For India’s ultra wealthy jewellers, all that glitters is gold”.
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