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Lakshmi Mittal

Lakshmi Mittal
Personal information
Birth date15 June 1950(age 66)
Place of birthSadulpur, Rajasthan, India
ResidenceLondon, England, UK
Alma materSt. Xavier's College, Calcutta
OccupationChairman & CEO of ArcelorMittal
Director of Goldman Sachs
Owner of Karrick Limited
Co-owner of
Queens Park Rangers F.C.
Net worth(+) US$31.1 billion (2011)
ChildrenVanisha Mittal
Aditya Mittal
AwardsPadma Vibhushan (2007)

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Lakshmi Narayan Mittal (लक्ष्मी मित्तल; born 15 June 1950) is an Indian steel magnate. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company.

Mittal is the richest man in India and the United Kingdom, and Europe and is presently the fourth richest individual in the world with a personal wealth of . He is the 44th "most powerful person" of the 68 individuals named in Forbes's Most Powerful People list. His daughter Vanisha Mittal's wedding was the most expensive in the recorded history of the world.

Mittal is an independent director of Goldman Sachs, member of the Board of Directors of European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, World Steel Association, Foreign Investment Council in Kazakhstan, the International Investment Council in South Africa, the Investors' Council to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council, the World Steel Association's Executive Committee, the Presidential International Advisory Board of Mozambique and the International Iron and Steel Institute’s Executive Committee.

He also presently serves as a board council member of the Prime Minister of India's Global Advisory Council of Overseas Indians. and members in the Advisory Board of the Kellogg School of Management, Executive Board at Indian School of Business and St. Xavier's College, Calcutta Alumni Association, London Chapter.

In 2006, Financial Times named him "Person of the Year". In 2007, Time magazine included him in their "100 most influential persons in the world".

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