Twentyfour Indians are in the “Forbes List of Worlds’s Richest”. Four among them find places in the Top ten of the list.
Lakshmi Mittal, the Steel Man of India is the fourth richest man of the world with a total networth of $45 billion . He is a longest resident of London and he is the Europe’s richest resident.
Mukesh Ambani is in the fifth place with $43 billion and he is the Asia’s richest resident.
Anil Ambani has come to the sixth place with $42 billion from $23.8 billion last year. And he is now very close to his brother Mukesh.
K.P. Singh of DLF is the world’s richest real estate baron and he is in the eighth place in the list with $30 billion.
Warren Buffett has been declared as the richest man on the planet. Forbes said, “Riding the surging price of Berkshire Hathaway stock, America’s most beloved investor has seen his fortune swell to an estimated $62 billion, up $10 billion from a year ago.”
Bill Gates has come to the third place with $58 billion.
Carlos Slim Helu the Mexican telecom tycoon with an estimated net worth of $60 billion is in the second place.
The following is the list other 20 Indian billionaires:-
- Shashi and Ravi Ruia
- Azim Premji
- Kumar Birla
- Ramesh Chandra
- Gautam Adani
- Savitri Jindal and family
- Anil Agarwal
- Adi Godrej and family
- G.M. Rao
- Indu Jain
- Dilip Shanghvi
- Jaiprakash Gaur
- Shiv Nadar
- Uday Kotak
- Cyrus Poonawalla
- Anand Jain
- Chandru Raheja
- Tulsi Tanti
- Rakesh Wadhawan and family
The Forbes list also has mentioned the following two Indians as ‘notable billionaires’:-
- Gautam Adani ($9.3 billion)
- Sameer Gehlaut ($1.2 billion)
Adani a college dropout has become one of the Asia’s new rich man with his Adani Enterprises, and Mundra Port, one of India’s first private-sector ports.
Gehlaut’ an engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has become the ‘India’s youngest self-made billionaire. He started online brokerage Indiabulls with two college friends in 1999.