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Cyrus Poonawalla

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Net worth 2018: $8.61 Billion
Industry: Health care
Residence: Pune, India
Country: India
Children: 1
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Pune University; Doctorate, Pune University
BIOGRAPHY

Cyrus Poonawalla was born in Pune, India, India. Cyrus Poonawalla is #176 in List Billionaires People In The World. Son of a race horse breeder, Cyrus Poonawalla founded Serum Institute of India in 1966 and built it into one of the world's largest vaccine makers. Serum produces 1.3 billion doses annually of a range of vaccines, including for measles, polio and flu. His U.K.-educated son Adar is Serum's CEO and helps him run the company. Serum owns Dutch vaccine maker Bilthoven Biologicals and the Czech unit of U.S. firm Nanotherapeutics.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.5 Billion

2010

$2 Billion

2011

$2.3 Billion

2012

$2.9 Billion

2013

$3.9 Billion

2014

$4.9 Billion

2015

$6.6 Billion

2016

$8.5 Billion

2017

$8.1 Billion

2018

$8.61 Billion

We reach more children than Coca-Cola and PepsiCo can ever hope to.

Cyrus Poonawalla
TIMELINE
2016

As per Forbes July 2016 rankings, Poonawalla's net worth is $8

2010

6 billion and is ranked #10th richest person in India and #129th richest person in the world

2005

He also received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2005

1966

He did his schooling from The Bishop's School in Pune, and later graduated from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, University of Pune, in 1966

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