Mukesh Ambani is almost in the top 10


According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Ambani has moved up to the 11th spot; surpassing Oracle Corporation Co-founder Larry Ellison and world’s richest woman Francoise Bettencourt Meyers.

Ambani now has a total net worth of $79.2 billion (roughly Rs 5.78 lakh crore).Things have remained unchanged in the top-most rankings of Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Tesla CEO Elon Musk remains the richest man in the world with a net worth of $202 billion.

Reliance Industries Ltd’s (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani has further slipped in the list of world’s richest billionaires last year. Last year in December, India’s richest person was out of the top 10 richest billionaires list and stood at 11th position with a net worth at $76.5 billion (Rs 5.63 lakh crore)

Close behind him is Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with a net worth of $192 billion. The other three billionaires in the Top 5 are – Microsoft founder Bill Gates with net worth of $133 billion, Louis Vuitton SE Group head Bernard Arnault with a net worth of $112 billion and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with net worth of $104 billion.