Forbes List of Billionaires 2018: Mukesh Ambani 19th Richest Man of The World; Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos at Top Spot

New Delhi, Mar 7: Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos is the richest man of the world with a fortune worth $110 billion. He also tops 2018 Forbes Magazine list of billionaires. Indian industry titan and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, is 19th on the list. He was ranked 20th last year. He’s valued at $40.1 billion.

On the other hand, Philanthopist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates is second ($90 billion), investment guru Warren Buffet third ($84 billion), Bernard Arnault and family fourth ($72 billion), and Facebook founder-CEO Mark Zuckerberg fifth ($71 billion).

The Forbes List features men as top ten billionaires. It also has US President Donald Trump whose fortune worth is valued at $3.1 billion.

Other Indians on the list include – The Hinduja Family ($19.5 billion), Wipro Chairman Azim Premji ($18.8 billion), Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal ($18.5 billion) and HCL founder Shiv Nadar ($14.6 billion).

The list also has the names of:

  • Sun Pharma founder Dilip Shanghvi ($12.8 billion)

  • Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Birla ($11.8 billion)

  • Kotak Mahindra Executive Vice-Chairman and MD Uday Kotak ($10.7 billion)

  • Investor Radhakishan Dhamani ($10 billion)

  • Serum Institute of India founder Cyrus Poonawalla ($9.1 billion)

  • Savitri Jindal and family ($8.8 billion)

  • Sunil Mittal and family ($8.8 billion)

  • Patanjali CEO Acharya Balkrishna ($6.3 billion)

  • Eicher Motors CEO Vikram Lal ($6.3 billion)

  • Wadia Group Chairman Nusli Wadia ($6.2 billion)

  • Shree Cement chairman Benu Gopal Bangur ($6 billion)

  • Amavardhan Motherson Group chief Vivek Chaand Sehgal ($6 billion)

  • Media baron Kalanithi Maran ($5.2 billion)

  • Essel Group Chairman Subhash Chandra ($5 billion)

  • Cadila Healthcare Chairman Pankaj Patel ($5 billion)

  • LuLu Group International Chairman and MD MA Yusuff Ali ($ 5 billion)

  • Piramal Group chief Ajay Piramal ($4.9 billion)

  • Bajaj Group’s Niraj, Madhur and Shekhar Bajaj ($4.8 billion)

The women who ranks the highest in the list (16th) is Alice Walton, the American heiress to the Walmart empire. She has a fortune of $46 billion. Others who feature are – L’Oréal chief Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, BMW co-owner Susanne Klatten, and Mars co-owner Jacqueline Mars.

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