Kochi: Ten billionaires from Kerala have found place in the Global Billionaire Rankings published by the Forbes. M A Yusuff Ali of Lulu Group is the richest Malayali, according to the list. He is ranked 367 globally and 18th in India.

Forbes list

According to Forbes, his wealth grew from $4 billion to $4.5 billion during the last 12 months. Ravi Pillai, chairman and MD of RP Group of companies, is the second richest Malayali with $3.5 billion of networth. Ravi Pillai is ranked 544th in the global list.

Sunny Varkey, who heads the Gems International School, is the third richest Malayali in the rankings with a networth of $1.9 billion.

He is followed by Joy Alukkas, Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan, Shobha Group’s PNC Menon, T S Kalyanaraman of Kalyan Jewellers, VPS Health Care’s Shamsheer Vayalil, Infosys co-founder S D Shibulal and Aster DM Healthcare’s Azad Moopen.