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Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2024: Indian Billionaires Make Their Mark

According to the Forbes 38th Annual World’s Billionaires List 2024, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), is the only Indian to make it to the list of the top 10 billionaires in the world. Ambani was ranked 9th on the list, which was topped by Bernard Arnault & family, owner of the French luxury giant LVMH.

Youngest Indian Billionaire:

Nikhil Kamath At the age of 37 years, Nikhil Kamath, co-founder of Zerodha, is the youngest Indian billionaire in the Forbes list.

Global Wealth and Billionaire Count

According to the Forbes report, there are 2,781 billionaires in the world from 77 countries. The combined wealth of the billionaires was $14.2 trillion, an increase of $2 trillion from 2023.

Countries with the Highest Number of Billionaires

  • First: The United States of America, with 813 billionaires and a combined wealth of $5.7 trillion.
  • Second: China, with 406 billionaires and a combined wealth of $1.3 trillion.
  • Third: India, with 200 billionaires and a combined wealth of $954 billion.
  • Fourth: Germany, with 132 billionaires.
  • Fifth: Russia, with 120 billionaires.

Top 10 Billionaires in the World

  1. Bernard Arnault & family (France): $233 billion
  2. Elon Musk (USA): $195 billion
  3. Jeff Bezos (USA): $194 billion
  4. Mark Zuckerberg (USA): $177 billion
  5. Larry Ellison (USA): $114 billion
  6. Warren Buffett (USA): $133 billion
  7. Bill Gates (USA): $128 billion
  8. Steve Ballmer (USA): $121 billion
  9. Mukesh Ambani (India): $116 billion
  10. Larry Page (USA): $114 billion

Top 10 Indian Billionaires

  1. Mukesh Ambani: $116 billion (9th globally)
  2. Gautam Adani: $84 billion (17th globally)
  3. Shiv Nadar: $36.9 billion (39th globally)
  4. Savitri Jindal & Family: $33.5 billion (46th globally)
  5. Dilip Shanghvi: $26.7 billion (69th globally)
  6. Cyrus Poonawala: $21.3 billion (90th globally)
  7. Kushal Pal Singh: $20.9 billion (92nd globally)
  8. Kumarmangalam Birla: $19.7 billion (98th globally)
  9. Radhakrishna Damani: $17.6 billion (107th globally)
  10. Lakshmi Mittal: $16.4 billion (113th globally)

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