Forbes Billionaires: On Wednesday, Forbes released the list of the world’s richest people for the year 2022. Leading the charge is Tesla chief Elon Musk. Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos is at number two. Elon Musk has assets worth Rs 16.59 lakh crore. Jeff Bezos has a net worth of Rs 12.95 lakh crore.
Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries is the richest Indian with a net worth of Rs 6.87 lakh crore. Mukesh Ambani is the tenth richest man in the world. Gautam Adani is ranked 11th. According to Forbes, Gautam Adani’s net worth is Rs 6.50 lakh crore. Also, according to the report of Forbes, there has been a huge increase in the number of billionaires in India.
In the last two years, the corona epidemic has devastated the whole world. Many lost their jobs, many lost their lives. Everything is at a standstill, so the economy of every country has collapsed. But still, the number of billionaires in India has grown rapidly. This number has increased from 140 last year to 166 this year. All of them have assets worth Rs 57.58 lakh crore. According to Forbes, the total number of billionaires worldwide has declined by 87. Despite the decline in the number of billionaires in the world, the number of billionaires in India has increased.
The new Forbes list includes 2,668 people. Its total assets are ₹ 12.7 trillion, which is ₹ 962.15 lakh crore. This is Rs 400 billion or Rs 30.30 lakh crore less than last year. There are 29 more billionaires in India. These include Falguni Nair.