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Mukesh Ambani Enters Top 10 Global Richest List 1st Time. Check Complete 2019 List

| Published on February 27, 2019

Last one year has been a difficult time for billionaires all across the world. As many as 430 names got dropped from the billionaires’ list which is a record number. Still, there were 201 new faces with China leading the number of new faces with 52.


The 2019 Hurun Global and India Rich List is out and Mukesh Ambani topped the Indian list, finding a spot in the top 10 global list too. For making this list, Hurun ranked 2,470 billionaires from 67 countries and from 1,931 companies.

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Talking only about India, we have gained 32 billionaires last year but lost 28. Automobile sector lost 8 followed by financial services and jewelry sector lost with 7 and 5 respectively. According to the report “India has 20% of the world population, yet makes up only 4% of the world’s known billionaires.”

Top Ten Hurun Global Rich List 2019

Out of the top 10, 6 are from the USA. Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani are the ones whose revenue increased most in terms of percentage as they added US$24billionn and US$9billion. Mukesh Ambani has entered the world’s Top 10 for the first time. The Top 10 grew 4% on average.

Interestingly, Mukesh Ambani and his brother Anil Ambani started with similar amounts after inheriting from their father, but Mukesh has added US$30billion in the past 7 years, Anil has lost over US$5billion, from US$7billion 7 years ago to US$1.9billion this year.

Article source: Hurun

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