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THESE 25 new Indian faces on Forbes world's billionaires list 2024! Check details here

Forbes unveiled its 2024 ‘World's Billionaires’ list, showcasing 200 Indians. Check complete list here.

Among the 25 newcomers from India on the list of the world's wealthiest individuals is Renuka Jagtiani, who serves as the chairwoman and CEO of the Landmark Group. (Photo: LinkedIn)Premium
Among the 25 newcomers from India on the list of the world's wealthiest individuals is Renuka Jagtiani, who serves as the chairwoman and CEO of the Landmark Group. (Photo: LinkedIn)

Forbes unveiled its 2024 'World's Billionaires' list on Wednesday, revealing a notable surge in the number of Indian billionaires.

According to the list, 25 Indians made their debut on the list this year.

Moreover, the roster now boasts 200 Indian individuals, a significant rise from the 169 counted last year. Collectively, these Indian billionaires have amassed an impressive $954 billion, reflecting a remarkable 41% surge from the previous year's total wealth of $675 billion held by 169 billionaires.

Find below the list:

 

Of the 200 Indians listed, 25 individuals made their debut appearance, marking their first inclusion on the roster of the world's wealthiest individuals.
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Of the 200 Indians listed, 25 individuals made their debut appearance, marking their first inclusion on the roster of the world's wealthiest individuals.
Of the 200 Indians listed, 25 individuals made their debut appearance, marking their first inclusion on the roster of the world's wealthiest individuals.
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Of the 200 Indians listed, 25 individuals made their debut appearance, marking their first inclusion on the roster of the world's wealthiest individuals.

Renuka Jagtiani, with a net worth of $4.8 billion, serves as both the chairperson and CEO of Landmark Group, a multinational consumer conglomerate headquartered in Dubai. 

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Naresh Trehan, the founder and chairman of the Medanta hospital chain, boasts a net worth of $1.4 billion. 

Onkar Kanwar, with a net worth also amounting to $1.4 billion, holds the position of chairman at Apollo Tyres, a company specializing in the manufacturing of tires for various vehicles including cars, trucks, farm vehicles, and two-wheelers.

Kabir Mulchandani, the proprietor of FIVE Holdings, a Dubai-based real estate firm known for its luxury party hotels and resorts across the Middle East, Spain, and Switzerland, possesses a net worth of $2 billion. 

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Among the newcomers to the list are Ajay Jaisinghani, Anil Gupta, Ramesh Kunhikannan, Mahaveer Prasad Taparia, Vijay Agarwal, Girdhari Jaisinghani, Motilal Oswal, Kalpana Parekh, Lalit Khaitan, Nikhil Merchant, Pradeep Rathod, Shivratan Taparia, Irfan Razack, Shashishekar Pandit, Subbamma Jasti, Noaman Razack, Rezwan Razack, Shivratan Agarwal, Ramesh Jaisinghani, Alpana Dangi, and Naresh Jain.

These individuals represent a diverse range of industries and endeavors, contributing to the growing presence of Indian billionaires on the global stage.

Meanwhile, Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries, solidified his position as India's wealthiest individual, boasting a staggering net worth of $116 billion. It is to be further noted that he became the first Asian to enter the esteemed $100-billion club and ranked ninth globally in terms of wealth.

Following closely, Gautam Adani secured the second position among Indian billionaires with a net worth of $84 billion. In the third spot was Shiv Nadar, with a net worth of $36.9 billion.

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Published: 04 Apr 2024, 11:33 AM IST
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