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.


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.

Bill Gates Loses World’s Richest Person Title to Carlos Slim

Forbes has released the latest list of the richest people on the planet Earth, and Bill Gates is no longer the World’s richest man, that title now sits on the head of Mexican telecom tycoon, Carlos Slim Helu.

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According to the latest Forbes report, Carlos Slim is the riches man followed by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. Carlos Slim has a net worth of $53.5 billion, followed by Bill Gates with a net worth of $53billion and Warren Buffet at $47 billion.

Considering that Microsoft is in the process of launching new technologies later this year, including and Windows Phone 7, we will definitely see a role reversal in the next year’s Forbes ranking, or will we?

[via Business Insider]