Lakshmi Narayan Mittal (or Lakshmi Niwas Mittal) (born June 15, 1950) is a London-based Indian billionaire industrialist, born in Sadulpur village, in the Churu district of Rajasthan, India, and resides in Kensington, London. He is the richest man in the
The Financial Times named Mittal its 2006 Person of the Year. In May 2007, he was named one of the "100 most influential people" by Time magazine.
Lakshmi spent his first years in
2008: Padma Vibhushan
2006: Person of the Year - Financial Times
2004: European Businessman of the Year - Fortune magazine