Mukesh Ambani is the richest Indian: Forbes
With net worth of $21.5 billion, Mukesh Ambani has retained his title as India's richest person for the sixth year in a row. In the overall list of world's billionaires published on Monday by business magazine Forbes, Mukesh Ambani was ranked 22nd, while the second-richest Indian, Lakshmi Mittal, was at the 41st position, with net worth of $16.5 billion.
There are 55 Indian billionaires on the list of 1,426 persons from across the world with net worth of at least $1 billion. Among the Indians, Mukesh Ambani and Lakshmi Mittal are followed by Azim Premji, Dilip Shanghvi, Shashi & Ravi Ruia, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Savitri Jindal, Sunil Mittal, Shiv Nadar, K P Singh and Anil Ambani. Globally, Anil Ambani is ranked 233rd ($5.2 billion), while the global top-100 list has only three Indians -" Mukesh Ambani, Lakshmi Mittal and Azim Premji (91st position).
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