Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list

  • Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list

Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list

Among the Indian women on the list, Savitri Jindal and family is the richest with a fortune of United States dollars 8.8 billion.

Egyptian businessman Mohamed Mansour was ranked third in Egypt and 887th internationally with a total value of $2.7 billion, followed by Yassin Mansour, who was ranked fourth in Egypt and 1,284th globally, with a fortune of $1.9 billion. This was followed by Ananda Krishnan (No. 217, US$7.2 billion), Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan (No. 217, US$7.2 billion), Tan Sri Teh Hong Piow (No. 289, US$6.0 billion) and Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng (No. 321, US$5.6 billion).

In 2017, there were 102 Indians on the list.

Meanwhile, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos topped the list for the first time, dethroning Bill Gates.

Forbes Billionaires' list 2018 is finally out with India adding 19 new billionaires in 2018, taking the tally to 121 among 2,208 billionaires worldwide.

Bezos has a fortune of US$112 billion, up US$39.2 billion from 2017, the biggest one-year gain ever. She was ranked 18th on the global list.

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, is still the richest Indian. She is ranked 176th globally.

Donald Trump, who became the first billionaire president in USA history, was ranked 766th on the list, down from 544, with a fortune of $3.1 billion. Together, they are worth $9.1trn, with an average fortune of $4.1bn.

32 billionaires in the following video are the richest women in their countries, with the youngest being listed first.

Next is the biotech entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw at 629 with $3.6 billion.

Eight Indian women have featured in this year's Forbes list of the world's richest people.

Bill Gates, Microsoft's co-founder and an occasional bridge partner of Buffett's, ranks second on the Forbes list with wealth of $90 billion.

The 10 richest Indians include Kumar Birla, ranked 127th overall with a fortune of $11.8 billion, Uday Kotak (143, $10.7 billion), Radhakishan Damani (151, $10 billion), Gautam Adani (154, $9.7 billion) and Cyrus Poonawalla (170, $9.1 billion).

The Indian pharmaceutical sector has the most number of billionaires - 16.