The coronavirus has hit the world economy. But many billionaires of the world have benefited during this period. According to the toHurun Global Rich List 2021', Mukesh Ambani, owner of Reliance Industries, is the richest man in India and the eighth richest person in the world. According to the report, Ambani's wealth recorded a jump of 24 percent. Ambani's net worth is estimated at $ 83 billion.
These are the richest people in India
Talking about India, Mukesh Ambani is the richest person with assets of 83 billion dollars. They are at the eighth position on the global list.
The second place in the list is Gautam Adani and Family. He owns assets worth $ 32 billion. Gautam Adani is ranked 48th on the list of the world's richest people.
Shiv Nadar & Family comes third with India's wealth of 27 billion dollars. They are ranked 58 on the global list.
Lakshmi N Mittal of ArcelorMittal Group is the 104th richest person globally. But he is the fourth richest industrialist in India.
Cyrus Poonawala of Serum Institute is the fifth richest person in India. He owns $ 18.5 billion in assets.
These are the richest people in the world
According to the Hurun report, Tesla's chief executive officer (CEO) Elon Musk ranks first on this list. His wealth has increased by 328 percent to $ 197 billion.
The second place in this list is that of Amazon owner Jeff Bezos. Amazon's total assets recorded a 35 percent increase. Bezos's net worth is estimated at $ 189 billion.
It is followed by Bernard Ornault of LMVH with a net worth of $ 114 billion. His wealth has increased by seven percent.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates saw a four percent rise in wealth during this period and moved up to the fourth place. He has total assets of $ 110 billion.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is the fifth richest person in the world with assets of $ 101 billion. His wealth has increased by 20 percent.
Total 3,288 billionaires in the world
According to the 10th edition of the Hurun Global Rich List 2021, there are eight new billionaires each week in the world in 2020 and 421 new billionaires have joined this list in a year. With this, the total number of billionaires in the world has now increased to 3,288. These 3,288 billionaires are in 2,402 companies from 68 countries. According to the data up to January 15 in this report, 40 entrepreneurs in India joined the list of billionaires during the year 2020 in the Corona period. Together, a total of 177 people from India joined the list of billionaires.
The wealth of billionaires reached equal to China's GDP
Despite the Kovid-19 epidemic, the total wealth of all billionaires worldwide has risen by 32 percent and reached $ 147 trillion. The wealth of billionaires has grown at par with Germany's gross domestic product (GDP) over the past year and is now at par with China.