2. Mukesh Ambani, India, Net Worth: $35.2 billion
Mukesh has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Institute of Chemical Technology. He was also studying MBA at Stanford but had to drop out to help his father in telecommunication business. At the time, the business was quite small. But with Mukesh’s efforts, it quickly expanded and grew today’s ‘Reliance Communications Limited’.
Born on 1957, Mukesh Ambani is the largest shareholder of ‘Reliance Industries Limited’, the company that deals with petrochemicals and oil and gas sectors. It’s considered to be the “Fortune 500 company”. The growth of the company has taken Mukesh to where he is today as one of the richest business in India and Asia. He also runs the largest retailer company ‘Reliance Retail Ltd.’. He lives in a 14th-floor apartment building that cost him over $1billion with his family.
However, there are rumors that he earned his wealth by shorting oil prices and keeping the profits for himself. He is the richest man in India