Mukesh Ambani became the 8th richest person in the world, know how much wealth increased in the year
New Delhi. According to Hurun Global Rich List 2021, Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, has become the eighth richest person in the world with $ 83 billion. Ambani’s assets grew by 24 percent on a year-on-year basis in view of the rise in the value of energy-to-telecom giant RIL.
According to the Hurun Global Rich List 2021 statement, India’s largest exporter Reliance accounts for 8 percent of the country’s exports and 5 percent of the country’s total revenue from customs and excise duties. Reliance is also planning to make a debut in the renewable energy sector. It has also decided to enter the battery manufacturing business before the surge in the number of electric vehicles. Ambani was ranked ninth in the previous Hurun Global Rich List.
India is number three in the world in terms of billionaires
As far as the rank of countries is concerned, India has reached the third position with 177 billionaires, which is 40 more than last year. The statement said that Mumbai has become the capital of billionaires. The number of billionaires has reached 61 here. It is followed by Delhi with 40 billionaires in second place. The average age of these billionaires is 66 years.
There are 32 more billionaires of Indian origin, who live outside India. These include LN Mittal of London-based ArcelorMittal. Gautam Adani and family ranked 48th among the top 100 billionaires among other Indians. Adani’s wealth has almost doubled to $ 32 billion with Adani Green Energy’s $ 20 billion valuation.
Elon Musk is the world’s richest man
The richest person in the world is Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk with a net worth of $ 197 billion. Musk’s assets more than tripled in 2020. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is in second place. The total value of his wealth increased by 35 percent to $ 189 billion.