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Last Updated : Sep 18, 2019 01:25 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

From Australia to China, here are the richest people in these 13 countries

These are the richest persons of their respective countries.

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According to the latest count by Forbes there are 2,153 billionaires in 2019. The number is 55 less than that of 2018. Here are the wealthiest persons of there 13 countries. (Image: Reuters)
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According to Forbes there are 2,153 billionaires across the world as of March 2019. There are 55 fewer billionaires when compared to 2018. We have hand picked 13 countries and listing out the wealthiest people from that nation. Read on for more. *All figures are as of March 2019. (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in India | Mukesh Ambani | Founder and Chairman, Reliance Industries | Net Worth as of March 2019: $50B | Forbes Rich list rank: 13 (Image: Reuters)
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India | Richest person - Mukesh Ambani | Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries | Net worth: $50 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 13 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in US | Jeff Bezos| CEO and Founder, Amazon| Net Worth as of March 2019: $131B | Forbes Rich list rank: 1 (Image: Reuters)
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US | Richest person - Jeff Bezos | CEO and Founder of Amazon | Net worth: $131 billion | Forbes Rich list rank: 1 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in Australia | Gina Rinehart| Executive Chairman, Hancock Prospecting| Net Worth as of March 2019: $15.2B | Forbes Rich list rank: 75 (Image: Reuters)
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Australia | Richest person - Gina Rinehart | Executive Chairman, Hancock Prospecting | Net worth: $15.2 billion | Forbes Rich list rank: 75 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in UK | Hinduja brothers: Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashok Hinduja| The four brothers control multinational conglomerate the Hinduja Group| Net Worth as of March 2019: $16.9 B | Forbes Rich list rank: 65 (Image: Reuters)
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UK | Richest person - Hinduja brothers: Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashok Hinduja | The four brothers control multinational conglomerate Hinduja Group | Net worth: $16.9 billion | Forbes Rich list rank: 65 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in Russia | Leonid Mikhelson | Leonid Mikhelson is the founder and chairman of natural gas producer Novatek| Net Worth as of March 2019: $24B | Forbes Rich list rank: 32 (Image: Reuters)
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Russia | Richest person - Leonid Mikhelson | Leonid Mikhelson is Founder and Chairman of natural gas producer Novatek | Net worth: $24 billion| Forbes Rich list rank: 32 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in China| Pony Ma Huateng | Chairman and CEO, Tencent Holdings| Net Worth as of March 2019: $38.8 B | Forbes Rich list rank: 20 (Image: Reuters)
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China | Richest person - Pony Ma Huateng | Chairman and CEO, Tencent Holdings | Net worth: $38.8 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 20 (Image: Reuters)

Richest persons in Japan | Tadashi Yanai & family | Yanai built and runs Tokyo-listed retail clothing empire Fast Retailing, parent of the Uniqlo chain. He and his family own a 44% stake.| Net Worth as of March 2019: $22.2 B | Forbes Rich list rank: 41(Image: Reuters)
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Japan | Richest person - Tadashi Yanai and family | Yanai built and runs Tokyo-listed retail clothing empire Fast Retailing, parent of the Uniqlo chain. He holds 44 percent stake along with his family in the company. | Net worth: $22.2 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 41 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in South Korea|Lee Kun-hee | Chairman, Samsung Electronics| Net Worth as of March 2019: $16.9 B | Forbes Rich list rank: 65 (Image: Reuters)
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South Korea | Richest person - Lee Kun-hee | Chairman, Samsung Electronics | Net worth: $16.9 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 65 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in Singapore |Robert & Philip Ng | The Ng brothers control Far East Organization, Singapore's largest private landlord and property developer| Net Worth as of March 2019: $12 B | Forbes Rich list rank: 112 (Image: Reuters)
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Singapore | Richest person - Robert & Philip Ng | The Ng brothers control Far East Organization, Singapore's largest private landlord and property developer | Net worth: $12 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 112 (Image: Reuters)

Richest persons in UAE |Majid Al Futtaim & family | Majid Al Futtaim founded retailing and entertainment giant Majid Al Futtaim Holding, known as MAF| Net Worth as of March 2019: $5.1B | Forbes Rich list rank: 343 (Image: Reuters)
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UAE | Richest person - Majid Al Futtaim and family | Majid Al Futtaim founded retailing and entertainment giant Majid Al Futtaim Holding, known as MAF | Net worth: $5.1 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 343 (Image: Reuters)

Qatar | Richest person - Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani | Chairman of Al Faisal Holding | Net worth: $1.6 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 1,425 (Image: Reuters)
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Qatar | Richest person - Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani | Chairman of Al Faisal Holding | Net worth: $1.6 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 1,425 (Image: Reuters)

Nicky Oppenheimer & family | Heir to diamond firm DeBeers (40% stake) and starter of Fireblade Aviation |
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South Africa | Richest person - Nicky Oppenheimer and family | Heir to diamond firm DeBeers (40% stake) and founder of Fireblade Aviation | Net worth: $7.3 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 200 (Image: Reuters)

Richest person in Nepal | Binod Chaudhary | Biggest assets are a controlling stake in Nepal's Nabil Bank and CG Foods, maker of the popular Wai Wai noodles.| Net Worth as of March 2019: $1.7 B | Forbes Rich list rank: 1349 (Image: Reuters)
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Nepal | Richest person - Binod Chaudhary | Owns controlling stake in Nepal's Nabil Bank and CG Foods | Net worth: $1.7 billion | Forbes Rich List rank: 1,349 (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Sep 18, 2019 07:35 am
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