Business Desk: India has ranked third in the world in terms of the number of billionaires in the world. Not only this, Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries, has taken away the crown of Asia's richest person from Jack Ma of China. Jeff Bezos remains the world's richest for the fourth consecutive year. This information has been revealed in the new list of Forbes magazine. Now there are more billionaires in the world than India only in America and China. The number of billionaires in India has risen to 140. Significantly, a year ago, Alibaba founder Jack Ma was the wealthiest person in Asia.
Adani became the second richest
person in India and Asia and Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is the world's number 10 emir. His total net worth is $ 84.5 billion. Gautam Adani of the Adani Group has become India's second richest and the world's number 24 billionaire. His net worth is around $ 50.5 billion.
Shares of 4 of the 6 listed companies of Adani Group reached an all-time high on Tuesday. Currently, the Adani Group's 5 companies have a market cap of over Rs 1 lakh crore. With this, the total market cap of the 6 listed companies of the group reached $ 107 billion. Shares of Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports and Special Zone Limited, Adani Total Gas and Adani Transmission all-time high.
Bezos is still the world's richest
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is still the world's richest. He remains at the top spot for the fourth consecutive year. Bezos has a net worth of $ 177 billion. It has increased by $ 64 billion compared to a year ago. In second place is Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and well-known for electric cars. His net worth has risen to $ 151 billion. It has increased by a huge $ 126.4 billion compared to a year ago.