Mukesh Ambani retains world’s richest Indian tag; earned ₹7 crore every hour in 2019


Radhika Dhawad | Feb 26, 2020 21:01

Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries retained his tag of richest Indian in the world with USD 67 billion net worth. According to the ninth edition of the Hurun Global Rich List 2020, Ambani earned as huge as ₹7 crore every hour in 2019. While Ambani is the ninth richest in the world, Jeff Bezos of Amazon with USD 140 billion tops the list of world’s richest.

The second in the list of richest Indians is SP Hinduja family (USD 27 billion), Gautam Adani (a little over USD 17 billion), Shiv Nadar and family (close to USD 17 billion), and Lakshmi Mittal with over USD 15 billion in net worth.

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Banker Kotak with a net worth of around USD 15 billion stands at number six, which makes him the richest self-made banker in the world.

On the seventh position is Wipro’s Azim Premji with USD 14 billion, followed by Cyrus Poonawalla of Serum Institute with USD 12 billion and Cyrus Pallonji Mistry and his son Shapoor Pallonji with USD 11 billion each.

Apart from these, 24-year-old Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal is the youngest Indian in the rich list with a net worth of USD 1.1 billion.

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