“Mukesh Ambani’s fortune dropped $1 billion ( Rs. 5,490 crore) though he remains India’s richest person and his Reliance Industries remains (the) country’s most valuable company,” Forbes said.
Slim came first for the fourth straight year with a fortune estimated at $73 billion (about Rs. 4 lakh crore). Microsoft chairman Bill Gates was placed second with a fortune of $67 billion (about Rs. 3.6 lakh crore).
Indian-origin steel baron Lakshmi Mittal was 41st and Wipro chairman Azim Premji made it to the 91st position. Chairman of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Anil Ambani was ranked 11th on the India list and 233rd in world rankings.