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Billionaires lose big in 2018: Lakshmi Mittal, Dilip Shanghvi suffer big setback, shows Bloomberg index

Dec 22, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
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In a big setback for the uber rich people, 28 Asian businessmen lost a massive $137 billion in 2018!. As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, these 128 affluent Asian businessmen lost a combined $137 billion in 2018. Among the Indian origin billionaires to lose out in 2018 are Lakshmi Mittal and  Dilip Shanghvi. Find out about who lost how much below:

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1. Lakshmi Mittal

1. Lakshmi Mittal

ArcelorMittal chief, who commands the world’s steel manufacturing market, led the way by losing $5.6 billion, or 29 per cent of his net worth this year. (Reuters)

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2. Dilip Shanghvi

2. Dilip Shanghvi

Shanghvi founded Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, the world’s fourth-largest drugmaker, but that did not prevent him from seeing his wealth sink by $4.6 billion.  (Reuters)

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3. Wang Jianlin

3. Wang Jianlin

Wanda Group’s owner Wang Jianlin whose property is selling assets to cut debt, lost $10.8 billion - these losses were the maximum for a billionaire in Asia in 2018. (Reuters)

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4) Jack Ma

4) Jack Ma

Jack Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba website, positioned as one of China's richest men, has lost about $10.21 bn. (Reuters)

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5) Richard Liu

5) Richard Liu

JD.com founder, Richard Liu, who recently hit the headlines after being arrested in the U.S. on allegations of rape, booked massive losses and saw his wealth being cut almost in half to $4.8 billion. 

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