Ananda Krishnan[table border=”0″]Net Worth, $11.7 Billion,,,
Source of Wealth, Business, Companies,,,,
Born to Sri Lankan parents, and of Tamil decent, Ananda Krishnan made his fortune primarily in the markets of Southeast Asia. His interests include holdings in telecommunications, satellite technology and many others, which place him in the List of Billionaires.
Krishnan is most well known for his help in financing of the Live Aid benefit concert with Bob Geldof in 1985. The dual concert has to date been report as directly raising over £150 million for the continuous famine in Ethiopia.
Krishnan is currently in negotiations to create new TV channels using his company, Astro, a Malaysian pay-per-view broadcaster, to target audiences in India.