In the list of the world’s richest billionaires, Reliance Industries Ltd’s (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani has now moved up two places. As per the latest data organized by Bloomberg Billionaire Index, as of January 22, 2021, Mukesh Ambani has now moved up to the 11th spot. He has an overall net worth of $79.2 billion (5.78 lakh crore). He has outdone Larry Ellison of Oracle Corporation and Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, the world’s richest woman. Larry and Meyers have a net worth of $78.4 billion and $72.2 billion, respectively. Moreover, the Erstwhile CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer has also climbed up one place in this list. He has entered the list of the top 10 world’s richest billionaires with a net worth at $81.6 billion.
Reliance, on Friday, posted a 12.55 percent on-year rise in net profit at Rs 13,101 crore in the October-December quarter of the third fiscal.
World’s top 10 richest billionaires
With a net worth of $202 billion, Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk continues to be the world’s richest person on the planet. On the other hand, with $192 billion net worth, Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos stood at second place. Talking about the other three people in the top five list, they include Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates with $133 billion, Louis Vuitton SE group head Bernard Arnault with $112 billion and Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook founder with $104 billion net worth.
With a net worth of $88.9 billion, Chinese billionaire businessman Zhong Shanshan maintained his sixth position in the list. He is the chairman of the Chinese bottled-water company Nongfu Spring and continues to be the richest Asian. As per the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, multi-billionaire investor Warren Buffet stood at seventh position with a total net worth at $88.4 billion.
Larry Page Sergey Brin, Google co-founders, were at the eighth spot ($88.4 billion) and ninth position (85.5 billion), respectively. With a net worth of $81.6 billion, former CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer stood at 10th position in the list.