Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Shiv Nadar and Lakshmi Mittal are the four Indians to feature in the top 100 of the Forbes World’s Billionaire list released Tuesday.
Ambani continued to lead the Indian pack in the Forbes list which featured 106 Indians this year.
The list does not feature a woman in the top 10.
Mukesh Ambani: Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani continued to dominate the Indian billionaire sphere with a net worth of $50 billion.
A Stanford dropout, Ambani jumped six positions to feature at the 13th spot on the World’s Billionaire list this year. He was ranked 19th last year.
Azim Premji: Wipro founder Azim Premji occupied the second spot in India’s richest list for the second year in a row with a net worth of $22.6 bn.
Premji has been ranked at 36th place in the Forbes World’s Billionaire’s list this year. Premji’s $8.4 bn (revenue) Wipro is India’s third-largest outsourcer, Forbes stated.
Shiv Nadar: HCL co-founder Shiv Nadar jumped three places to finish at third on India’s billionaire’s list with a net worth of $14.6 bn.
He is ranked at 82nd in the world’s billionaire list this year.
Lakshmi Mittal: Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, with a net worth of $13.6 bn, slipped one place to fourth on India’s richest list this year. He is ranked 91st in the world rankings.
Uday Kotak :Kotak Mahindra Bank’s Uday Kotak, with a net worth of $11.8 bn, jumped seven places to be ranked at 5th in India’s richest billionaire list this year. He is ranked 114th in the world’s billionaire’s list.