Forbes lastly published the most awaited journal of every year. Forbes has published the richest/Billionaires list column of 2018. You will be more than happy as an Indian to find out the number of Indians falling on the top Billionaires figure Forbes 2018 rich list. According to Forbes' 2018 'World's Billionaires' list, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's wealth heaved a whopping 72.84 percent to $40.1 billion (Rs 2,60,622 crore) -- highest among the 119 Indian billionaires on the list.
According to Forbes, India has about to 119 billionaires, 18 more than last year. This year's list has 2,043 of the richest people in the world. The combined net worth of this elite group is a whopping $9.1 trillion, up 18 percent since last year. Their average net worth is a record $4.1 billion.
Azim Premji is the second richest Indian and was ranked 58th on the overall list with a net worth of $18.8 billion, followed by Lakshmi Mittal (62nd position, net worth of $18.5 billion), Shiv Nadar (98th, $14.6 billion) and Dilip Shanghvi (115th, $12.8 billion). The 10 richest Indians include Kumar Birla, ranked 127th overall with a fortune of $11.8 billion, Uday Kotak (143, $10.7 billion), Radhakishan Damani (151, $10 billion), Gautam Adani (154, $9.7 billion) and Cyrus Poonawalla (170, $9.1 billion). Acharya Balkrishna, the co-founder of FMCG company Patanjali Ayurved, was ranked 274th on the list with a net worth of $6.3 billion. While, Anil Ambani, the younger sibling of Mukesh Ambani was ranked 887th on the list with a net worth of $2.7 billion.
It seems like India has gathered a lot more revenue than we imagined. This is definitely a proud moment for all Indians.