Forbes India Rich List 2017: Mukesh Ambani Richest With $38 Billion

Forbes Magazine has released its India Rich List for 2017, with Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani topping the charts for the 10th consecutive year with a net worth of $38 billion.

Mr Ambani is followed by tech czar Azim Premji who jumped two places with the net worth of $19 billion. Ranked third are the Hinduja brothers who added $3.2 billion to their net worth. According to Forbes, the combined net worth of the 100 richest Indians stood at $479 billion, a jump of 26% from $374 billion in 2016. Acharya Balkrishna, CEO of  Patanjali Ayurved, figures at No. 19 with net worth of $6.55 billion.

The Top 10 Indian in the List are as follows-

Rank Name Net Worth ($ Billion) Company
1 Mukesh Ambani 38 Reliance Industries
2 Azim Premji 19 Wipro
3 Hinduja brothers 18.4 Ashok Leyland
4 Lakshmi Mittal 16.5 Arcelormittal
5 Pallonji Mistry 16 Shapoorji Pallonji Group
6 Godrej family 14.2 Godrej Group
7 Shiv Nadar 13.6 HCL Technologies
8 Kumar Birla 12.6 Aditya Birla Group
9 Dilip Shanghvi 12.1 Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
10 Gautam Adani 11 Adani Ports & SEZ

Source- The Forbes

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