9 Indians In Forbes Billionaire List, Mukesh Ambani 4th, Lakshmi Mittal 5th

Forbes recently released a list of the top billionaires in the world, where Bill Gates lost his crown to Mexican telecom tycoon, Carlos Slim. However, the good thing is that 8 Indians made it to the list of top 100 billionaires by Forbes.

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Mukesh Ambani was ranked 4th overall with a net worth of $29 billion closely followed by the Chairman of the biggest steel company ArcelorMittal, Lakshmi Mittal with a net worth of $28.7 billion. Azim Premji, the Chariman of Wipro was ranked 28th with a net worth of $17 billion, followed by Anil Ambani at 36th with $13.7 billion.

Essar Group owners Shashi & Ravi Ruia were ranked 40th with a combined net worth of $13 billion. Savitri Jindal of the Jindal Group, is the only Indian woman to have made it to the Forbes List, ranking 44th with a net worth of $12.2 billion.

Kushal Pal Singh the Chairman of DLF ranks 74th with a net worth of $9 billion followed by Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, Kumar Birla at 86th with a net worth of $7.9 billion and Chairman and MD of Bharti Group, Sunil Mittal at 86th with a net worth of $7.8 billion.

To know more and learn about the top 100 billionaires in the World, visit the Forbes site.

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