9 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy Mukesh Ambani, the richest person in Asia, really is
- Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani is worth about $60 billion, making him the richest person in India and all of Asia.
- Forbes ranked the Ambanis the richest family in Asia in 2017.
- Ambani, the chairman and largest shareholder of oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries, is almost four times richer than the second-richest person in India.
- Ambani and his family live in a 27-story skyscraper in Mumbai that cost an estimated $1 billion to build, which would make it one of the most expensive homes anywhere in the world.
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The Indian businessman, the chairman and majority shareholder of $100 billion conglomerate Reliance Industries, is worth about $60 billion, making him the 14th-richest person in the world.
Ambani's wealth has more than doubled in the past 10 years, and he continued to grow richer in 2019 even as most of India's richest people lost money.
Here are nine mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy Asia's richest man really is.
Mukesh Ambani, the richest person in India and all of Asia, has more than doubled his wealth in the past 10 years.
Ambani and his family live in a 27-story skyscraper in Mumbai that cost an estimated $1 billion to build.Advertisement
Although most of India's richest people lost money last year due to slower economic growth, Ambani added more than $16.4 billion to his fortune in 2019.
Ambani is almost four times richer than the second-richest person in India.Advertisement
Ambani gets approximately $31,202 richer every minute.
His income last year was 7.2 million times the average annual salary in India.Advertisement
In 2019, Ambani made an average of almost $4.5 million per day.
Ambani's wealth is greater than the entire GDP of Belarus.Advertisement
The Indian billionaire's wealth has made him influential friends such as Hillary Clinton and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, both of whom have attended the weddings of Ambani's children.
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