Gautam Adani is the only Indian in the world’s top 10 richest list

Jul 18, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Gautam Adani, with a whopping net worth of $110 billion, is the only Indian

in the list of top 10 billionaires club, as per Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Mukesh Ambani has slipped out from the club.

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Ambani’s global rank

According to Bloomberg, Ambani stands at the 11th spot with a net worth of $85.7 billion, placed after Oracle’s former CEO Larry Ellison.

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Here are the top 10 billionaires in the world, as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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Elon Musk — co-founder of Tesla, SpaceX

World Rank: 1 | Net Worth: $220 billion | Country: United States | According to media reports, Elon Musk could become the world’s first trillionaire by 2025.

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Jeff Bezos — Founder of Amazon

World Rank: 2 | Net Worth: $137 billion | Country: United States | Bezos had bought the American newspaper ‘The Washington Post’ in 2013 for $250 million. In July last year, Bezos made his first ever trip to space.

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Bernard Arnault and family — Chairman and chief executive officer of Louis Vuitton (LVMH)

World Rank: 3 | Net worth: $131 billion | Country: France | He bought American jewellery company Tiffany and Co for $15.8 billion in 2021, the biggest luxury brand acquisition ever. Earlier this year, he became the richest person for one day beating Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.

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Bill Gates — Cofounder of Microsoft

World Rank: 4 | Net Worth: $113 billion | Country: United States | One of the best known pioneers of the software revolution, Gates is also the cofounder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private charity.

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Gautam Adani — Founder and chairman of Adani Group

World Rank: 5 | Net Worth: $110 billion | Country: India | Adani is the richest person in India and Asia. His net worth accelerated as his listed companies recorded a strong performance on BSE and NSE.

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Larry Page — Co-founder of Google

World Rank: 6 | Net Worth: $99.6 billion | Country: United States | He served as chief executive of Alphabet Inc, the parent of Google, from April 2011 to July 2015. He continues to be Alphabet Inc’s board member, employee and controlling shareholder.

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Warren Buffett — Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

World Rank: 8 | Net Worth: $96.1 billion | Country: United States | Known as one of the most successful investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha has promised to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes.

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Sergey Brin — Co-founder of Google

World Rank: 7 | Net Worth: $95.5 billion | Country: United States | He was the president of Alphabet Inc until 2019 and continues to be its board member, employee and controlling shareholder.

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Steve Ballmer — Former CEO of Microsoft

World Rank: 9 | Net Worth: $90.1 billion | Country: United States | Ballmer was hired by Bill Gates in 1980, and in 2000 he replaced Gates as the CEO of Microsoft. He is currently the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Larry Ellison — Co-founder of Oracle Corporation

World Rank: 10 | Net Worth: $87.2 billion | Country: United States | He also owns the 41st largest island of the US, Lanai and Hawaiian islands.

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