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Added on : 2024-04-03 15:58:43

India added 25 new billionaires this year, increasing the total number of billionaires in the country to 200 as compared to 169 last year, according to the latest ‘Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2024′.

Among Indians, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) CMD Mukesh Ambani topped the billionaires’ list with a total networth of $116 billion, followed by Gautam Adani ($84 billion), Shiv Nadar ($36.9 billion), Savitri Jindal & Family ($33.5 billion), and Dilip Shanghvi ($26.7 billion).

Mukesh Ambani is the only Indian in the top-10 list, at 9th rank globally.

Gautam Adani, the chairman of the Adani Group, secures the second spot among India's richest, with a net worth of $84 billion.

Among the notable mentions is Savitri Jindal, emerging as India's richest woman with a net worth of $33.5 billion, ascending from her sixth position last year to the fourth spot this time around.

The Forbes 2024 list also introduces 25 new Indian billionaires, including prominent figures like Naresh Trehan, Ramesh Kunhikannan, and Renuka Jagtiani, while some, like Byju Raveendran and Rohiqa Mistry, have seen their names drop off the list.

The global standings are led by Bernard Arnault and family, owning a net worth of $233 billion, followed closely by Elon Musk ($195 billion), Jeff Bezos ($194 billion), Mark Zuckerberg ($177 billion), and Larry Ellison ($114 billion).

Editor & Publisher : Dr Dhimant Purohit


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