- Ambani at number 7 in Forbes’ ranking of Real Time Billionaires, he has assets worth Rs 5.25 lakh crore
- Ambani’s wealth is equal to the GDP of 9 states including Goa, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, the total GDP of these states is Rs 5.31 lakh crore.
- The world’s three richest men Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Bernard Arnault have a net worth of Rs 30.58 lakh crore
new Delhi. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani has now become the 7th richest man in the world. Earlier, in April 2020, Ambani was at number 21 in the list. Now on July 10, his net worth rose to $ 70.10 billion, or Rs 5.25 lakh crore. Ambani overtook Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffet, Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin in Forbes’ Real Time Billionaires ranking on Friday evening.
In the list of the world’s 10 richest, Mukesh Ambani is not only the only Indian, but also the only person from Asia. Mukesh Ambani has the same wealth as the GDP of 9 small states of the country. The total GDP of these 9 states is 5.31 lakh crore rupees.
Earlier, in April 2020, Ambani was at number 21 on the Forbes list.
Mukesh Ambani’s net worth increased 3.5 times in 5 years
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries entered the telecom sector with Jio in September 2016. Earlier, in March 2016, Ambani had a net worth of $ 19.3 billion. Ambani’s net worth grew by $ 50 billion (about Rs 3.86 lakh crore) in the years that followed.
The shares of Reliance Industries have also seen a growth of more than double since March. On 23 March, RIL shares were priced at Rs 875.72 on BSE. However, the share price rose to Rs 1880.20 by 10 July. Because of this Mukesh Ambani’s net worth has increased significantly.
However, according to Forbes, apart from Jio, the rise in Ambani’s net worth is also due to Reliance Industries’ oil and gas business. The company gets annual revenue of $ 88 billion (about Rs 6.68 lakh crore) from both these sectors.
The wealth of the world’s three richest, more than India’s year-old budget,
Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man. He has assets worth $ 189.2 billion (Rs 14.12 lakh crore). The second number is Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who has assets of $ 111.1 billion (Rs 8.30 lakh crore). Whereas, at number three is Bernard Arnault, chairman of luxury goods company LVMH. Arnault owns assets worth $ 109.3 billion (Rs 8.16 lakh crore).
If the assets of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Bernard Arnault were added, it would total 30.58 lakh crores. The government has set a budget of Rs 30.42 lakh crore for 2020-21.
Ambani is the richest in the country, Damani at number two, a difference of 4 lakh crores in the wealth of the two
, according to the Forbes list, there are 115 billionaires in India right now. As of April 2020, the number of billionaires in the country was 102. That is, 13 billionaires increased in the country in three months.
Mukesh Ambani is the richest person in the country. His assets are 5.25 lakh crores. Radhakrishna Damani, owner of D-Mart’s parent company Avenue Supermarket at number two, has assets worth Rs 1.21 lakh crore. That is, there is a difference of more than Rs 4 lakh crore in the wealth of the first and second richest personalities.