Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list 2015, Mukesh Ambani, Dilip Shanghvi and Azim Premji are in top 50 rich list

59 years old Bill Gates has retained his position as the richest person of the world with a net worth of USD 79.2 billion.

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list 2015

Bill Gates is closely followed by 75 years old Carlos Slim Selu with net worth USD 75 billion and 84 years old Warren Buffett with networth of USD 71.6 billion.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg joined top 20 list and Michael Jordan, popular basketball star, entered the Forbes rich list 2015 for the first time.

Reliance Industries CEO Mukesh Ambani has retained the top position as richest Indian (globally 39th position) for the eighth year in a row with net worth of USD 21 billion.

Pharmaceutical business tycoon Dillip Shanghvi and Azmi Premji hold 2nd and 3rd position as richest Indian in Forbes rich list 2015.

Forbes rich list has been published every year in March since 1987. Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft has topped the list 16 of the previous 21 years.

Here is Forbes top 20 rich list and Ranks of top Indians

Rank Name Net worth (in USD in billion) Citizenship
1 Bill Gates 79.2 US
2 Carlos Slim Helu 77.1 Mexico
3 Warren Buffett 72.7 US
4 Amancio Ortega 64.5 Spain
5 Larry Ellison 54.3 US
6 Charles Koch 42.9 US
6 David Koch 42.9 US
8 Christy Walton 41.7 US
9 Jim Walton 40.6 US
10 Liliane Bettencourt 40.1 France
11 Alice Walton 39.4 US
12 S. Robson Walton 39.1 US
13 Bernard Arnault 37.2 France
14 Michael Bloomberg 35.5 US
15 Jeff Bezos 34.8 US
16 Mark Zuckerberg 33.4 US
17 Li Ka-shing 33.3 Hong Kong
18 Sheldon Adelson 31.4 US
19 Larry Page 29.7 US
20 Sergey Brin 29.2 US
39 Mukesh Ambani 21 India
44 Dilip Shanghvi 20 India
48 Azim Premji 19.1 India
66 Shiv Nadar 14.8 India
82 Lakshmi Mittal 13.5 India
142 Kumar Birla 9 India
185 Uday Kotak 7.2 India
208 Gautam Adani 6.6 India
208 Sunil Mittal 6.6 India
208 Cyrus Poonawalla 6.6 India
254 Desh Bandhu Gupta 5.8 India
283 Savitri Jindal 5.3 India
291 Micky Jagtani 5.2 India
330 Adi Godrej 4.8 India
330 Jamshyd Godrej 4.8 India
360 Shashi & Ravi Ruia 4.5 India

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