While Bill Gates remains the richest person in the world, Mukesh Ambani retains his position of being the India’s richest. In a recently announced Forbes List 2016, Mukesh Ambani stands strong at position 36 with real time net worth of $19.3 billion as of 2/29/2016.
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is the chairman, Managing Director of the Reliance industries Limited which is second most valuable company in India. Mukesh Ambani is India's richest person.
Other Indians on the Forbes List include Dilip Shanghvi, Azim Premji, Cyrus Poonawalla and the like. Moment of pride for India, indeed!