Forbes Top-100 Indian Billionaires: The Corona epidemic has increased the gap between the poor and the rich globally. The wealth of the rich expanded tremendously, while the poor had to bring food. The latest report of the world’s famous magazine Forbes confirms this. According to this report, there has been a jump of more than 50 per cent in the wealth of the top-100 rich people of the country in the last year.
Forbes 100 Rich List India
According to the report of Forbes, the total wealth of the 100 wealthiest people has now increased to $ 775 billion. In the last year, his net worth has jumped by $257 billion. Mukesh Ambani is at the first position in this list with $ 92.70 billion.
Gautam Adani is second with $74.8 billion; Shiv Nadar is third with $31 billion; Radhakishan Damani is fourth with $29.40 billion; vaccine king Cyrus Poonawalla is at number five with $19 billion. He is followed by steel king Lakshmi Mittal, Savitri Jindal, Uday Kotak and Pallonji Mistry.
Ambani’s wealth jumped by $ 4 billion.
In the list of Forbes, Mukesh Ambani has been the wealthiest person in the country (since 2008) for the last 14 consecutive years. His wealth has jumped by $4 billion in the previous year. This year, 80 per cent of the people included in the list have registered a rise in their assets. A jump of more than $ 1 billion has been recorded in the wealth of 61 billionaires.
Adani’s assets tripled.
According to Forbes, Gautam Adani’s wealth has increased the most during the Corona period. A jump of 200 per cent has been registered in his wealth as compared to 2020. In the last year, his wealth has increased by about $ 50 billion. Accordingly, Adani alone accounts for 20 per cent of the spurt in the wealth of the top-100 people.
A shining star of IT and retail
The business of IT companies shone a lot during the pandemic. Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL Technology, is in the third position on this list, and his wealth has jumped by $ 10.60 billion. The retail business is also expanding rapidly. This is the reason that Radhakishan Damani’s assets will be almost double. There was a jump of $ 14 billion in his wealth. His company Avenue Supermarts opened 22 new retail stores in the financial year 2020-21. These stores are run in the name of D Mart.