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# 98 Kushal Pal Singh 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 4/12/2024
-$73.5M (-0.36%)

# 98 Kushal Pal Singh 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 4/12/2024
-$73.5M (-0.36%)
OccupationCEO & Chair, Delhi Land & Finance
Source of WealthReal Estate
ResidenceLondon, United Kingdom
Marital StatusWidowed
EducationBS, Delhi University
Age-Adjusted Net Worth$2.33B
Kushal Pal Singh
Kushal Pal Singh
Net worth: $20.3B

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Wealth History

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Full Name: Kushal Pal Singh
Date of Birth: 15 August 1931
Birthplace: Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, India
Family: Married to Indira Singh; Children - Rajiv Singh (son), Renuka Talwar (daughter), Pia Singh (daughter)
Education: Graduated in science from Meerut College, pursued aeronautical engineering in the UK
Military Service: Commissioned into the Deccan Horse in 1951
Career Transition: Left the Indian Army in 1961 to join DLF, founded by his father-in-law Chaudhary Raghvender Singh

Career and Business Achievements

Built DLF City in Gurgaon, a prominent township on the outskirts of Delhi
Acquired land from farmers for DLF City's development
Served as the Chairman of DLF for more than five decades
Under his leadership, DLF went public with a significant IPO in 2007, raising about US$2.24 billion
In 2017, sold one-third stake in DLF's rental arm to GIC (Singapore's sovereign wealth fund) for $1.9 billion
Diversified activities to construct earthquake-proof office buildings, apartments, shopping malls, and leisure facilities in Gurgaon
Instrumental in GE's entry into India, as stated by Jack Welch

Personal and Family Life

Resigned as Chairman of DLF in June 2020, now Chairman Emeritus
Lives predominantly between London and Dubai
Son Rajiv succeeded him as the Chairman of DLF in 2020
Daughter-in-law Kavita Singh serves as an advisor to DLF Commercial Developers Ltd
Controversy: Named in the Panama Papers in April 2016 for setting up offshore companies through Mossack Fonseca

How long would it take you to become as rich as Kushal Pal Singh?

If you started with $10,000 and invested an additional $500 each month at a 44.18% CAGR, it would take you 5 years to reach Kushal Pal Singh's net worth of $20.3B.

Is this realistic? It depends how closely the VIX-TA-Macro Advanced model performs to its history in the future. Since Grizzly Bulls launched on January 1, 2022, it's returned 36.27% compared to 8.51% for the S&P 500 benchmark.

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Kushal Pal Singh is very wealthy, but what's stopping you from reaching that same level of success? As summarized in our five fundamental rules to wealth building, becoming wealthy in a modern capitalist economy is not complicated. There's actually only three variables:

  1. Your starting capital
  2. Your earnings after expenses
  3. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of your savings

Most people start with zero or very little, so if you weren't born into wealth, don't fret! The majority of the fortunate folks listed in our Grizzly Bulls’ Billionaires Index came from middle class or lower backgrounds. The most distinguishing characteristic of the group is their ability to consistently earn a high CAGR on their savings.

Every billionaire has a unique strategy to achieve high CAGR. For Kushal Pal Singh, Real Estate is the primary source. Whether you choose to invest your savings in your own businesses or the businesses of others is not as important. The salient piece of the puzzle is ensuring that your hard-earned savings are generating sufficient CAGR to reach your long term goals.

Most people simply invest their money in index funds and call it a day. There's nothing wrong with this approach, but it guarantees relative mediocrity. To achieve greatness, you need to invest your money to earn higher than average returns. In the long run, better investors will always finish ahead of better earners.

Source: Grizzly Bulls reporting

Methodology: Grizzly Bulls' Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world's billionaires and richest people. Grizzly Bulls strives to provide the most accurate net worth calculations available. We pull data from public equity markets, SEC filings, public real estate records, and other reputable sources.

The index is dynamic and updates daily at the close of U.S. stock market trading based on changes in the markets, economy, and updates to Grizzly Bulls' proprietary algorithm of personal wealth calculation. Stakes in public companies are tracked daily based on the relevant closing prices of the underlying securities. Additionally, stakes in private companies, cash, real estate, and other less easily valued assets are updated periodically through careful analysis of insider transactions, comparable public company sales / EBITDA multiples, etc.

Edited by: Lee Bailey