New Delhi: Adani Group founder and chairman Gautam Adani once again grabbed the spot on the list of top 20 richest persons in the world. However, the business tycoon is still the third richest person in Asia.
As per the Forbes billionaires list, he is the 20th richest person in the world. His total net worth climbed to $60 billion dollars after the market capitalization of his companies increased significantly over the past few days.
Earlier, his net worth dropped drastically after a report claimed that the National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) froze three FPI accounts that have major stakes in four firms of the conglomerate.
Second richest person in India
In the list of Indian billionaires, he has grabbed the second position as Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the richest person in India.
At one point in time when the prices of his companies’ shares were rising by 4-10 percent per day, it was predicted that Adani may surpass Mukesh Ambani to become India’s richest person.
List of top 20 richest persons in the world
At present, the list of the top 20 richest persons in the world has 13 Americans, two French, two Indian, one Chinese, one Spanish, and one Mexican. Out of them, only two are women.
Jeff Bezos of Amazon who recently lost the title of the richest person in the world is back on the top of the billionaires’ list by Forbes
The list of the top 20 richest persons in the world as per Forbes is as follows:
|Jeff Bezos||$191.3 billion||United States|
|Elon Musk||$185.0 billion||United States|
|Bernard Arnault||$176.8 billion||France|
|Bill Gates||$131.7 billion||United States|
|Mark Zuckerberg||$131.4 billion||United States|
|Larry Page||$121.3 billion||United States|
|Sergey Brin||$117.1 billion||United States|
|Larry Ellison||$115.4 billion||United States|
|Warren Buffett||$103.8 billion||United States|
|Steve Ballmer||$96.9 billion||United States|
|Francoise Bettencourt Meyers||$90.9 billion||France|
|Mukesh Ambani||$84.1 billion||India|
|Amancio Ortega||$80.3 billion||Spain|
|Carlos Slim Helu & family||$77.4 billion||Mexico|
|Jim Walton||$68.7 billion||United States|
|Alice Walton||$67.8 billion||United States|
|Rob Walton||$67.4 billion||United States|
|Zhong Shanshan||$65.8 billion||China|
|Phil Knight & family||$61.4 billion||United States|
|Gautam Adani||$60.0 billion||India|