At $40bn, Mukesh Ambani richest among 121 billionaires in India

09 March, 2018, 01:29 | Author: Terri Saunders
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Meanwhile, online giant Amazon's founder and president Jeff Bezos topped the 2018 world's list with a staggering $112 billion fortune.

Egyptian businessman Mohamed Mansour was ranked third in Egypt and 887th internationally with a total value of $2.7 billion, followed by Yassin Mansour, who was ranked fourth in Egypt and 1,284th globally, with a fortune of $1.9 billion. She is ranked 176th globally.

The Forbes Billionaires list is a snapshot of wealth taken on February 9 this year. Trump is tied with more than 20 other billionaires on the list.

As of February 9, 2018, Mr Bezos' wealth was up by $93 billion from past year.

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, is still the richest Indian.

32 billionaires in the following video are the richest women in their countries, with the youngest being listed first.

Spaniard Amancio Ortega, the founder of clothes retailer Zara, dropped to 6th place after losing $1.3 billion, his fortune now calculated at $70 billion.

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Anu Aga is the sixth richest Indian woman on the list, ranked 1,650th with a net worth of Dollars 1.4 billion.

Mukesh Ambani's net worth has soared to $40.1 billion, making him the richest Indian for the 11th year in a row, while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos toppled Bill Gates as the world's wealthiest person, says Forbes.

According to Forbes" 2018 "World's Billionaires' list, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's wealth surged a whopping 72.84 per cent to Dollars 40.1 billion (Rs 2,60,622 crore) - highest among the 119 Indian Billionaires on the list.

Despite owning only 16 percent of "the everything store", which he built from scratch out of a garage in Seattle, Bezos can now call himself the richest person in the history of the planet.

His rise knocks Microsoft founder Bill Gates, whose estimated wealth is US$90bn this year, up from $86bn, into second place. Construction magnate Pallonji Mistry, who is listed as Irish, is ranked 66th with $17.8 billion. Even though most of Mr. Trump's investments are held in stocks, combined with a great 18-odd months for financial markets in the United States of America, his net worth still managed to reliance so much.

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