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Mukesh Ambani has once again emerged as the richest person in Asia

Mukesh Ambani
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani has once again emerged as the wealthiest person in Asia overtaking China’s Zhong Shanshan. Shanshan’s net worth stands at $66.0 billion, while Mukesh Ambani is worth $80.4 billion, as of March 23, 2021.

For the past 2 years, Mukesh Ambani held the numero uno position in the ranking of Asia’s richest people. But Zhong Shanshan bagged the title from Mukesh Ambani after the listing of his two companies (Nongfu Spring and Beijing Wantai Biological Pharmacy Enterprise).

Meet the top 10 richest people in Asia

  1. Mukesh Ambani (India)
    Net worth: $80.4 billion
    Overview: Reliance Industries, Mumbai Indians professional cricket team
  2. Zhong Shanshan (China)
    Net worth: $66.0 billion
    Overview: Nongfu Spring, Beijing Wantai Biological Pharmacy Enterprise
  3. Ma Huateng (China)
    Net worth: $62.8 billion
    Overview: Tencent Holdings, WeChat
  4. Gautam Adani (India)
    Net worth: $53.7 billion
    Overview: Adani Group, Adani Enterprises
  5. Jack Ma (China)
    Net worth: $51.3 billion
    Overview: Alibaba Group, Taobao, Tmall
  6. Colin Huang (China)
    Net worth: $48.3 billion
    Overview: Pinduoduo
  7. Tadashi Yanai (Japan)
    Net worth: $40.6 billion
    Overview: Fast Retailing, Uniqlo
  8. Masayoshi Son (Japan)
    Net worth: $35.0 billion
    Overview: SoftBank
  9. William Ding (China)
    $34.71 billion
    Overview: NetEase
  10. Li Ka-shing (Hong Kong)
    Net worth: $33.1 billion
    Overview: CK Hutchison Holdings

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