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10 countries with the most billionaires: India in top-5; find out which nation ranks No 1

Updated : 2020-07-24 08:04:11

India has the fourth largest billionaire population in the planet, revealed Forbes' new list of the World's Billionaires. The country with 102 billionaires is only behind USA, China and Germany in terms of numbers. The list also revealed that nearly half the world’s billionaires are citizens of either the US or China.

India has the fourth-largest billionaire population on the planet, according to Forbes' latest list of the World's Billionaires. With 102 billionaires, the country is only behind the US, China and Germany in terms of numbers. The list also revealed that nearly half the world’s billionaires are citizens of either the US or China. (Image: Reuters)
India has the fourth-largest billionaire population on the planet, according to Forbes' latest list of the World's Billionaires. With 102 billionaires, the country is only behind the US, China and Germany in terms of numbers. The list also revealed that nearly half the world’s billionaires are citizens of either the US or China. (Image: Reuters)
No 10 | Country: France | Total billionaires: 39  | Net worth of billionaires: $304 billion | Richest person: Bernard Arnault and family. (Image: AP Photo)
No 10 | Country: France | Total billionaires: 39  | Net worth of billionaires: $304 billion | Richest person: Bernard Arnault and family. (Image: AP Photo)
No 9 | Country: Canada | Total billionaires: 44 | Net worth of billionaires: $143 billion | Richest person: David Thomson and family. (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | Country: Canada | Total billionaires: 44 | Net worth of billionaires: $143 billion | Richest person: David Thomson and family. (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Country: United Kingdom | Total billionaires: 45 | Net worth billionaires: $153 billion | Richest person: Len Blavatnik .  (Image: AP Photo)
No 8 | Country: United Kingdom | Total billionaires: 45 | Net worth billionaires: $153 billion | Richest person: Len Blavatnik. (Image: AP Photo)
No 7 | Country: Brazil | Total billionaires: 45 | Net worth of billionaires: $127 billion | Richest person: Joseph Safra. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
No 7 | Country: Brazil | Total billionaires: 45 | Net worth of billionaires: $127 billion | Richest person: Joseph Safra. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
No 6 | Country: Hong Kong | Total billionaires: 66 | Net worth of billionaires: $300 billion | Richest person: Shau Kee Lee. (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Country: Hong Kong | Total billionaires: 66 | Net worth of billionaires: $300 billion | Richest person: Shau Kee Lee. (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Country: Russia | Total billionaires: 99 | Net worth of billionaires: $385 billion | Richest person: Vladimir Potanin. (Image: AP Photo)
No 5 | Country: Russia | Total billionaires: 99 | Net worth of billionaires: $385 billion | Richest person: Vladimir Potanin. (Image: AP Photo)
No 4 | Country: India | Total billionaires: 102 | Net worth of billionaires: $313 billion | Richest person: Mukesh Ambani. (Image: AP Photo)
No 4 | Country: India | Total billionaires: 102 | Net worth of billionaires: $313 billion | Richest person: Mukesh Ambani. (Image: AP Photo)
No 3 | Country: Germany | Total billionaires: 107 | Net worth of billionaires: $447 billion | Richest person: Beate Heister and Albrecht Jr. (Image: AP Photo)
No 3 | Country: Germany | Total billionaires: 107 | Net worth of billionaires: $447 billion | Richest person: Beate Heister and Albrecht Jr. (Image: AP Photo)
No 2 | Country: China | Total billionaires: 389 | Net worth of billionaires: $1.2 trillion | Richest person: Jack Ma. (Image: AP Photo)
No 2 | Country: China | Total billionaires: 389 | Net worth of billionaires: $1.2 trillion | Richest person: Jack Ma. (Image: AP Photo)
No 1 | Country:  US | Total billionaires: 614 | Net worth pf billionaires: $2.9 trillion | Richest person: Jeff Bezos. (Image: AP Photo)
No 1 | Country:  US | Total billionaires: 614 | Net worth pf billionaires: $2.9 trillion | Richest person: Jeff Bezos. (Image: AP Photo)
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