Photo Gallery: Forbes top 10 richest Indians 2018

Oct 04, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
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Forbes Magazine has once again brought out the list of richest Indians. As per the Forbes India Rich List 2018, Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani has emerged as the richest Indian for the 11th consecutive year with a net worth of USD 47.3 billion. Ambani is also the year's biggest gainer, adding USD 9.3 billion to his wealth amid the continuing success of his Reliance Jio broadband telco service. In a challenging year, which saw the rupee taking a tumble, the country's 100 richest collectively managed to hold their own. Moreover, new billionaires continue to be minted, which indicates that India's entrepreneurial energy is upbeat as ever, Forbes India Editor said.

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Despite a rout in the rupee that practically wiped out the Indian stock market's 14 per cent rise from a year ago, tycoons on the 2018 Forbes India Rich List saw a modest gain in their combined wealth to USD 492 billion, Forbes India said. Among the nation's 100 richest, 11 saw their wealth jump by USD 1 billion or more. According to the statement, this list was compiled using shareholding and financial information obtained from the families and individuals, stock exchanges, analysts and India's regulatory agencies.

Here are Forbes Top 10 richest Indians 2018:

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Mukesh Ambani (Net worth: USD47.3 Billion)

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Azim Premji (Net worth: USD21 Billion)

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Lakshmi Mittal (Net worth: USD18.3 Billion)

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Hinduja family (Net worth: USD18 Billion)

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Pallonji Mistry (Net worth: USD15.7 Billion)

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Shiv Nadar (Net worth: USD14.6 Billion)

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Godrej family (Net worth: USD14 Billion)

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Dilip Shanghvi (Net worth: USD12.6 Billion)

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Kumar Birla (Net worth: USD12.5 Billion)

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Gautam Adani (Net worth: USD11.9 Billion)

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