Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries has now replaced Hong Kong’s Li Ka-shing as the second richest person in Asia with a net worth with an increase of USD 12.1 billion (Rs 77,000 crore) in 2017.

Mukesh Ambani the richest man of India, the Chairman of Reliance Industries, the business tycoon is now the second richest man in entire Asia. With ground breaking ideas like Reliance Jio and now Reliance JioPhone, he is totally suffocating and killing the telecom market and the man has his business spread across the entire spectrum of businesses – be it farming, or petroleum, or textile, or telecom, or grocery, or multiplexes – he has it all covered. The immense business skills have rose the Ambani empire from zero to the richest of country and now the second richest in Asia in just one generation.

The proud owner of Antilla has surpassed Hong Kong’s Li Ka-shing who has been Asia’s second richest since years. Mukesh Ambani’s net worth with a boost of $ 12.1 billion in 2017, has now become USD 34.8 billion (around Rs 2.2 lakh crore)! This amazing propulsion has not only given him a rank in Asia, but a significant rank in international billionaire’s list too. According to the Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index, Ambani is now the 19th richest person in the world, up from 29 at the end of 2016.

With this achievement, Ambani is now one of only people to reach among top 20 richest people in the world. In 2017, Reliance Industries have grown by 28% which is massive and the year isn’t even complete yet! Thanks to Jio for the immense, sudden growth which has caused disruption in telecom market despite being its debut in telecom, because that is how the Ambanis roll. With this pace, who knows he might even replace Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos.