Mumbai Indians Boss Mukesh Ambani becomes World’s Richest Sports Team Owner

Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians’ owner Mukesh Ambani has topped Forbes’ list of Richest Sports Team Owners 2019. Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani, who is also Asia’s richest person, achieved the top spot in the list with a net worth of 50 billion dollars. Ambani had purchased stake in IPL team Mumbai Indians in 2008 through a Reliance subsidiary.

Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO who bought American basketball team Los Angeles Clippers for 2 billion dollars, follows Ambani on the second spot in the list. Ballmer is followed by Dietrich Mateschitz on the third spot, founder of Red Bull energy drink.


1). Mukesh Ambani, India

Net worth: $40.1 billion
Team: Mumbai Indians
Nature of Business : Petrochemicals, oil/gas, telecom, energy,

2). Steve Ballmer, United States

Net worth: $38.4 billion

Team: Los Angeles Clippers

Nature of Business: Microsoft, Software and IT.

3). Dietrich Mateschitz, Austria

Net worth: $23 billion

Teams: New York Red Bulls, Red Bull Racing, Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda

Nature of Business: Red Bulal, Self Made.

4). Paul Allen, United States

Net worth: $21.7 billion

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Seahawks

Nature of Business: Microsoft and investments, self-made

5). Philip Anschutz, United States

Net worth: $13 billion

Teams: Los Angeles Kings, LA Galaxy
Nature of Business: Investments

6). Hasso Plattner & family, Germany

Net worth: $12.7 billion

Team: San Jose Sharks

Nature of Business: Software, self-made

7). Roman Abramovich, Russia

Net worth: $10.8 billion

Team: Chelsea FC

Nature of Business: Steel and investments, self-made

8). Micky Arison, United States

Net worth: $9.7 billion

Team: Miami Heat

Nature of Business: Carnival Cruises

9). Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia

Net worth: $9.6 billion

Team: Brooklyn Nets

Nature of Business: Investments, self-made

10). Stanley Kroenke, United States

Net worth: $8.3 billion

Teams: Los Angeles Rams, Arsenal, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche

Nature of Business: Sports and real estate, self-made

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