Mukesh Ambani ranked 18th richest person in the world
As per Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Chairman & MD of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani has been ranked as the 18th richest person in the world with a personal wealth of $24.7 billion in 2012.
As per the rankings top 5 positions are grabbed by:
- Carlos Slim Helu, Mexico, Telecommunication Business with holdings in America Movil (the largest mobile phone operator in the Americas). He retains the title of richest person on Earth for the entire year 2012 with net worth USD 70 billion.
- Bill Gates, Microsoft founder
- Amancio Ortega, founder of retailer Inditex SA.
- Warren Buffett, American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
- Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA founder