Mukesh Ambani is one of the top ten richest in the world again, after $3.3 billion jump in net worth in a day

Sep 23, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Founder and Chairman of Reliance Industries (RIL), Mukesh Ambani,...

...has re-entered the top 10 billionaires list by Forbes, on Thursday.

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As of September 23, 2021, the net worth of Mukesh Ambani stood at $96.4 billion...

...and ranked at 10th position in the billionaires list.

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The business tycoon has managed to enter the top ten list several times, earlier.

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On September 6, Ambani entered the $100 billion club as Reliance Industries’ stock hit a record high.

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Recently, Reliance’s subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures acquired a controlling stake in Just Dial.

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The company’s market capitalisation reached ₹16.3 trillion on September 6, 2021.

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RIL arm acquired a majority stake in Strand Life Sciences for ₹393 crore on September 3.

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RIL is also reportedly in talks to acquire a majority stake in T-mobile, Netherlands BV for $5.7 billion.

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“During the COVID-19 lockdown, Ambani raised more than $20 billion by selling a third of Jio ...

...to a string of investors, such as Facebook and Google”, according to Forbes.

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