Do you know? The first rank holder in the Forbes 10 Richest Indian billionaires 2021 list is Mukesh Ambani. He is the chairman of Reliance Industries and has topped the list with a net worth of $84.5 billion. The next on the list is Gautam Adani – The chairman of the Adani Group. He has a net worth of $ 50.5 billion. There is a remarkable explosion witnessed in the wealth of billionaires, in the period when there is a rapid rise in the stock exchange market, and also COVID-19 cases continue to increase in the country. The Sensex has streamed up to 75% in the preceding year itself.
As per the Forbes magazine, there is a remarkable increase in the number of billionaires to 140 from 102 listed in the last year. Also, to your notice, there is a collective double in a wealth of $596 billion that is listed in the last year. There is an addition of $100 billion in wealth in the pandemic year from the top three richest Indians due to the remarkable growth in their respective fields.
The Investment Figures of Asia’s Richest People
With the systematic strategies ahead, Ambani collected investments worth $35 billion for the Jio. Further, the company has achieved the mark of deducting the net debt levels to zero by 2021. More to your knowledge, Asia’s richest man – Mukesh Ambani, expanded his business into retail and technology sectors as well. This is possible by the planned acquisitions and fundraising in the last year. Mukesh Ambani took a significant business step by selling a third telecom unit Jio. The investors for the same are Facebook, Google, and others.
Further, if we talk about the shares, it has emptied 10% of Reliance Retail to private equity owners – KKR and General Atlantic. As let the Forbes report, Reliance Industries finalized a $7.3 billion rights issue of shares the previous year.
Now let’s talk about India’s second richest billionaire Man – Adani group owner, Gautam Adani. There has been an increase of $42 billion shares of group companies known as Adani Enterprises skyrocketed and Adani Green. Further, the infrastructure tycoon has varied the group’s businesses and expanded the management of India’s airport. Talking more about the Adani Group, in September 2020, it has acquired a 74% share in the International Airport of Mumbai, which is known as the second-busiest airport in the country.
Further, he vends 20% of Adani Green Energy to the French energy giant. This added an estimated worth of approx. $2.5 billion. So, these are 2 Indian personalities that secure their positions in the Forbes 10 Richest Indian Billionaires 2021 list.
Meanwhile, the list of the world’s richest men is long, covering major personalities of Asia. Mukesh Ambani is tenth on the list, being the biggest shareholder of energy, and is a telecom giant with Reliance Industries that has widened its operations in oil, gas, telecom, and retail. Zhong Shanshan is a Hong Kong tycoon that holds the 13th position with a net worth of US$68.9 billion. Gautam Adani holds the 24th position with a net worth of US$ 50.5 billion.