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According to Forbes" 2018 "World's Billionaires' list, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's wealth surged a whopping 72.8% to $40.1 billion (Rs. 2,60,622 crore) - highest among the 119 Indian billionaires on the list.

Forbes" 2018 "billionaires list' features numerous same names as past year, as well as one newcomer, a new frontrunner and fatter wallets all round.

19 more than a year ago - making them the third largest group of the ultra-rich after those from the U.S. and China, according to Forbes, the business magazine that produces an annual list. Their average net worth is a record $4.1 billion.

The U.S. has the most billionaires (585), followed by mainland China (373). He moved up to the 19th global rank.

Nassif Sawiris also tops the list of the richest Arab businessmen this year, rising 10 places in the ranks compared to 2017, after the list excluded 10 Saudi Arabian businessmen, including Walid bin Talal, due to the lack of authentic information about their wealth, following their alleged involvement in corruption cases. The world may never know - valued Donald J. Trump at roughly $3.5 billion at the end of calendar year 2016, at the time he took office as President of the United States of America.

And in India, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has now become the youngest billionaire on the coveted Forbes list of the wealthiest.

Mukesh Ambani from Reliance is still the still richest Indian, with a fortune of $40 billion. Trump is tied with more than 20 other billionaires on the list.

This list highlights the richest people in the world.

Bezos has a fortune of US$112 billion, up US$39.2 billion from 2017, the biggest one-year gain ever. Construction magnate Pallonji Mistry, who is listed as Irish, is ranked 66th with $17.8 billion.

Known for his financial prudence despite his vast fortune, Buffet co-founded the Giving Pledge in 2010 with Bill and Melinda Gates, wherein billionaires promise to give away the majority of their money to worthy causes.

Forbes' much-awaited ranking of the world's billionaires is out, and there are some major surprises!



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