Bill Gates top on the list of richest in the world, Mukesh Ambani is 12th : Bloomberg Billionaire Index
India’s super rich Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries is world’s 12th richest person, according to Bloomberg Billionaire Index.
Mukesh Ambani is worth $59.4 billion.
However, most of the top five people on the list belong to the United States.
According to Bloomberg, the wealthiest person in the world is Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft with a net worth of $110 billion.
He is followed by Jeff Bezos, founder, CEO and president of Amazon.com with a net worth of $109 billion.
Others in the top five are Bernard Arnault, French billionaire business magnate and art collector, worth of $101 billion; Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, philanthropist and investor, worth of $86.40 billion and Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder Facebook, internet entrepreneur and philanthropist, worth of $74.10 billion.
Apart from Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, founder of IT major Wipro, ranked 56th, who is worth of $ 19.1 billion, Shiv Nadar, founder and chairman of HCL, ranked 84, worth of $15.6 billion, and Uday Kotak, executive vice-chairman and managing director, Kotak Mahindra Bank , ranked 98, worth of $14 billion are among the first 100 on the list of richest people in the world.
India’s wealthiest on the list
|India rank||World rank||Name||Total net worth ($ bn)||Industry|
|11||267||Sunil Mittal||6.6||Media & telecom|
|12||270||Benu Gopal Bangur||6.5||Commodities|
|16||391||K P Singh||5.1||Real estate|
|As on 21 November, 2019; Source: Bloomberg|