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Forbes India Rich List 2021: Mukesh Ambani Retains First Spot

This makes it the 14th year in a row since 2008 that Ambani has been named the wealthiest man in the entire country.

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Indian business tycoon and Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani retained the top spot in the list of richest Indians as he added $4 billion to his net worth (making it to $92.7 billion) in the year 2021, as per Forbes magazine top 100 list, released on Thursday.

This makes it the 14th year in a row since 2008 that Ambani has been named the wealthiest man in the entire country. 

Following the head of Reliance, Gautam Adani is in second place, who has a $74.8 billion fortune, and after that industrialist Shiv Nadar is in third place with the wealth of $10.6 billion.

Here is the full list of the top ten richest Indians:

1. Mukesh Ambani- $92.7 billion 

2. Gautam Adani- $74.8 billion

3. Shiv Nadar- $31 billion

4. Radhakishan Damani- $29.4 billion

5. Cyrus Poonawalla- $19 billion

6. Lakshmi Mittal- $18.8 billion

7. Savitri Jindal- $18 billion

8. Uday Kotak- $16.5 billion

9. Pallonji Mistry- $16.4 billion

10. Kumar Birla- $15.8 billion

According to Forbes, the cumulative wealth of the richest Indians witnessed a 50 per cent surge in the year two of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Magazine mentioned that India's 100 richest are now worth $775 billion.


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