Gautam Adani Takes the Crown as India's New Richest Man Surpassing Mukesh Ambani
Gautam Adani Takes the Crown as India's New Richest Man Surpassing Mukesh Ambani

Gautam Adani Takes the Crown as India's New Richest Man Surpassing Mukesh Ambani

Renowned industrialist Gautam Adani has once again surpassed Mukesh Ambani in wealth, securing the title of India's and Asia's richest individual.

Renowned industrialist Gautam Adani has once again surpassed Mukesh Ambani in wealth, securing the title of India's and Asia's richest individual.

This information is based on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2024, which recently unveiled the list of the world's 500 richest individuals.

As per the index, on January 5, 2024, Mukesh Ambani recorded a total net worth of $97.0 billion, while Gautam Adani reached a total net worth of $97.60 billion.

In the global ranking, Gautam Adani secured the 12th position, whereas Mukesh Ambani is positioned at the 13th spot.

The title of the world's richest person continues to be held by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, with a total net worth of $220 billion.

Notably, nine out of the top 10 wealthiest individuals are from the United States, predominantly leading technology companies.

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Ranking of Globally Recognized Personalities

In this list, Microsoft's Bill Gates secured the fourth position with a total net worth of $138 billion. Similarly, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg maintained his position at the sixth spot with a total net worth of $138 billion.

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Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergImage Credit: Stephen Lam/Reuter

Warren Buffett held the eighth position with a net worth of $122 billion. Jack Ma of Alibaba occupied the 50th position with a total net worth of $29 billion.

Here are Top 10 Wealthiest Individuals Globally

  1. Elon Musk (USA) - $220 billion

  2. Jeff Bezos (USA) - $169 billion

  3. Bernard Arnault (France) - $168 billion

  4. Bill Gates (USA) - $138 billion

  5. Steve Ballmer (USA) - $128 billion

  6. Mark Zuckerberg (USA) - $126 billion

  7. Larry Page (USA) - $124 billion

  8. Warren Buffett (USA) - $122 billion

  9. Larry Ellison (USA) - $120 billion

  10. Sergey Brin (USA) - $117 billion

Indians Secure Only Four Spots in the Top 50 Wealthiest Worldwide

Only four Indians secured a place in the top 50 of the world's wealthiest individuals, as per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Apart from Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani, Shapoor Mistry held the 38th position with a total net worth of $34.6 billion.

Additionally, Shiv Nadar secured the 45th position with a recorded net worth of $33 billion. T

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index provides daily rankings of the world's richest individuals, with figures updated at the close of each business day in New York.

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