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Mukesh Ambani is the 13th richest person of the world in the Forbes List 2019

Mukesh Ambani is the 13th richest person of the world in the Forbes List 2019

Forbes has released the list of the richest people in 2019. According to this, in the list of the world's richest men, Mukesh Ambani has improved his position by six places to 13th position. In 2018, Mukesh Ambani was at number 19, while he was ranked 33th in 2017.

When Forbes released the list of billionaires in 2018, Mukesh Ambani's net worth was $ 40.1 billion (Rs 2.83 lakh crore). It has now become $ 50 billion (Rs 3.52 lakh crore). His oil and gas company's annual revenue is approximately $ 60 billion (Rs 4.23 lakh crore).

Forbes list:

  • According to this list, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos ($ 131 billion) remains the world's richest person. He is followed by Bill Gates ($ 96.6 billion) and Warren Buffett ($ 82.5 billion).
  • Bernard Arnott ($ 76 billion), CEO of LVMH in France, is fourth in this list.
  • At the fifth place is Latin America's largest mobile company 'America Mole' owner Carlos Slim Helu ($ 64 billion). Slim is also the richest person in Mexico
  • In the list, the famous 82-year-old Amancio Ortega (62.7 billion dollars) was ranked sixth, Oracle's co-founder Larry Ellison ($ 62.5 billion), and Google's first CEO Larry Page ($ 50.8 billion) is ranked 10th.
  • At the same time, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg ($ 62.3 billion) has moved three places down (eighth), while former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg ($ 55.5 billion) has moved up two places (9th).

Women in Forbes list

  • In the last 10 years, the number of women billionaires has increased by 167 percent. In 2010, the total number of female billionaires was 91, which increased to 243 in 2019.
  • In this year's top 20 list, only two women are Alicia Walton of L'Oréal's Francois Betancourt and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
  • Francois Betancourt is the successor to French cosmetic company Lorel while Alice Walton is the only daughter of Sam Walton, founder of American supermarket Walmart.
  • Hollywood's Kylie Jenner (21) has become the youngest billionaire. He left behind Mark Zuckerberg, who became a billionaire in 23 years. Kylie Jenner owns a $ 900 million company Kelly Cosmetics He opened this company in the year 2016.

Indians in Forbes list

  • In the list of Forbes 2019, Anil Ambani also has the name but is at 1349. In this list of Forbes, Anil Ambani was in sixth position in 2008.
  • Among Mukesh Ambani's top 100 billionaires, India's Azeem Premji was ranked 36th with $ 22.6 billion, while HCL's co-founder Shiv Nadar was 82 and Lakshmi Mittal, chairman and CEO Arcelor Mittal remained at the 91st position.
  • At the same time, in the list of top 1000,  Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla (122nd), Gautam Adani (167th), founder of Adani group, Sunil Mittal (244th) at Airtel, and co-founder of Patanjali Ayurveda Acharya On the place of Balakrishna (365th), Piramal Enterprises chairman Ajay Piramal (436th), Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (617th), founder of Biocon, co-founder of Infosys,  R Narayana Murthy (962th) is in place.

List of billionaires for the 33rd time

Forbes released the list of billionaires for the 33rd time. There are 2153 billionaires in the list of the year 2019. In 2018,  2208 billionaires were included. This year's total wealth of billionaires was $ 8,700 billion, which was $ 9,100 billion in 2018. This list of Forbes has been prepared based on shares and exchange rates of companies on February 8.


Forbes Incorporate is a privately owned publication and media company, whose major publication is a bi-weekly magazine Forbes. In the year 1917, Bertie Charles Forbes, known as B.C. Forbes, started Forbes magazine, a bi-monthly publication designed for top decision-makers. Forbes continues to keep ranking for different areas from time to time.

Q.1 Who is the top in the Forbes List of Billionaires in 2019?
A. Carlos Slim Helu
B. Jeff Bezos
C. Mukesh Ambani
D. Michael Bloomberg
Ans: Jeff Bezos

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