Mukesh Ambani 6th in Forbes list of billionaires who added most to his riches in 2017; check top 10.


Forbes has released its list of the biggest billionaires of the world. After five years, business tycoon, chief of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani has made it into this critical list. Forbes tracked the net worths of more than 2,000 billionaires in 2017. The 10 biggest billionaire gainers added a total of $204 billion to their fortunes, compared to a mere $74.7 billion gain in 2016, as per the Forbes analysis. This is an annual ranking based on the documented net worth of the world's wealthiest billionaires by the American business magazine Forbes.
Rank 10 Francois Pinault- The tycoon oversees an ensemble of luxury goods brands including Gucci, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Saint Laurent along with the upscale Francois Pinault’s auction house. His net worth is estimated at $27.3 billion (Source: Reuters)
Rank 9 Larry Ellison- Ellison founded software firm Oracle (in 1977) has now grown into a $202 billion. His net worth is estimated at $61 billion.
Rank 8 Yang Huiyan- The richest woman in Asia, Yang Huiyan saw her net worth almost triple this year. His net worth is estimated at $22.8 billion.
Rank 7 Carlos Slim Helu- Business tycoon Slim is Mexico’s richest man. His net worth is estimated at $65.1 billion.
Rank 6 Mukesh Ambani- A hike of more than 65 per cent in the stock price of his Reliance Industries has helped Ambani to bounce back in the top 10 after 5 years. His net worth is estimated at $41.1 billion
Rank 5 Ma Huateng- Chinese tech billionaire Ma Huateng's Tencent Holdings is has made WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app. His net worth is estimated at $44.3 billion
Rank 4 Mark Zuckerberg- Facebook has been on a steady roll in 2017, its stock is up by nearly 60%, bolstered by growth in mobile advertising. His net worth is estimated at $72 billion
Rank 3 Bernard Arnault- One of the world's ultimate taste-makers, French luxury conglomerate LVMH's CEO Arnault is riding high on success. His net worth is estimated at $63.9 billion.
Rank 2 Hui Ka Yan- The world’s richest real estate tycoon, this Chinese billionaire's fortune nearly quadrupled since the start of the year. His net worth is estimated at $36.5 billion. 
Rank 1 Jeff Bezos- Bezos company Amazon is having a record year; its stock has rung up a 60 per cent gain since January 1. His net worth is estimated at $98.6 billion (Source: Reuters)

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