As per the Forbes Real-Time Billionaire list, Mukesh Ambani, MD and CEO of Reliance Industries, after his net worth surged $5.3 billion to $64.6 billion (or Rs 4.9 lakh crore) entered the list of world's top 10 richest.
The sharp surge in his net worth came as the stock after declaring it has become net debt free ahead of scheduled closed higher by 6.25% on the NSE. On Friday as of 7:00 pm, he was ahead of Google co-founder Larry Page, when he commanded $64.5 billion in net worth.
Forbes' Real-Time Billionaires rankings keeps track of the daily changes in the fortunes of world's billionaires. Further the public holdings of individuals are updated after respective stock bourses open after every five minutes. While of all those whose fortunes are based on private companies, their net worth is updated once in a day.
So, accordingly, Jeff Bezos tops the list commanding net worth of $158.9 billion, Bill
Gates is second with $109.4 billion, and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is fourth at $86.9 billion.
Notably, the second richest from India in the Forbes list is Radhakishan Damani, founder of D-Mart who ranks 84th with a net worth of $16.2 billion.