Reliance Industries Limited Chief Mukesh Ambani is now the ninth richest person in the world with a net worth 60 billion dollar,Ambani according to the Forbes Real Time Billionaires List. Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos is leading the list with a net worth 113 billion dollars.
Ambani jumped to the ninth position after the price of shares of Reliance Industries jumped to Rs 1,581.25, breaching the market value of Rs 10 trillion. Reliance also became the first Indian Company to have crossed the ten trillion mark.
Bill gates, co-founder of Microsoft, is named the second by Forbes having a net worth 107.4 billion dollars. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton,Bernard Arnault & family Chairman and CEO, is placed in the third position with 107.2 billion dollars.
Ambani was in the thirteenth position in earlier Forbes list about eight months back. That time his net worth was 50 billion dollars.
In the list of ten billionaires put forth by Forbes, six are from the United States, one each from France, Mexico, Spain and India.