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Industries chief Mukesh Ambani continued to be India's wealthiest for sixth year in a row, with a networth of USD 21 billion while his younger sibling Anil Ambani bagged the 11th position with a fortune of USD 6.2 billion.
According to Forbes, Hinduja Brothers with a fortune of USD 9 billion scored the sixth rank, while Adi Godrej & family with a net worth of USD 8.3 billion are spotted at the eighth place. Sunil Mittal & family are ranked at 10th spot with a wealth of USD 6.6 billion.
Families in the top 20 list included Shashi & Ravi Ruia who bagged the 12th position with a wealth of USD 5.5 billion, while Savitri Jindal & family stood at the 14th rank with a fortune of USD 4.9 billion and Bajaj Family at 20th spot with a wealth of USD 3.1 billion.
As per US-based business magazine Forbes' annual list of India's 100 richest, released today, their total wealth grew by a modest 3 per cent from a year ago to USD 259 billion.
Besides, the list comprises of 20 business families with a collective fortune of USD 55.52 billion. Out of these 20 families, majority of them are billionaires and only four are millionaires.
"Growth in wealth was lacklustre due to India's stumbling economy, which has been hit by inflation and a falling rupee," Forbes said.
Among others families in the list included Malvinder & Shivinder Singh (USD 2.3 billion), Reddy family (Dr Reddy's) at USD 1.75 billion, Kapil & Rahul Bhatia (USD 1.71 billion), N R Narayana Murthy & family (USD 1.64 billion), Rajan Raheja & family (USD 1.62 billion), Senapathy Gopalakrishnan & family (USD 1.39 billion) and Nandan Nilekani & family (USD 1.3 billion.