Forbes India Rich List 2019: Mukesh Ambani Ranks Top, Adani Second
Forbes has released the list of richest people in India. Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd has topped the Forbes list of richest Indians for the 12th consecutive year in the 2019. According to Forbes, the total net worth of Mukesh Ambani is $51.4 billion.
Gautam Adani jumped from eight spots to end at second rank with an income pagged at $15.7 billion. Azim Premji went through a sharp fall in the list of the richest people in 2019. The billionaire philanthropist fell from his previous rank to No 17. The main reason behind this is his incredibly generous donation from earlier this year when Premji gave approx $7.5 billion worth of shares in Wipro to his philanthropic foundation.
There are total 10 persons in the list including Hinduja brothers, Pallonji Mistry, Uday Kotak, Laxshmi Mittal, Godrej Family, Shiv Nadar, and Kumar Birla.
On the larger list of 100 richest persons in India, there are six new entrants. The list includes Byju Raveendran, Manohar Lal, Madhusudan Agarwal of Haldiram Snacks and Rajesh Mehra.
Here is the list:
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