Ambanis top Forbes list of Asia's richest families | Complete List

Mukesh Ambani family is the richest in Asia as its net worth rose $19 billion to $44.8 billion, toppling the Lees of the Samsung empire, to claim the numero uno position, Forbes said.

Despite dropping to the second spot, Korea's Lee family still saw its wealth soar by $11.2 billion to $40.8 billion this year as shares of Samsung Electronics moved up 75 per cent over the past year.

According to Asia's 50 Richest Families compiled by Forbes, Hong Kong's Kwok family, Asia's richest real estate household that controls Sun Hung Kai Properties, ranked third this year with a net wealth of $40.4 billion. Thailand's Chearavanont family of the Charoen Pokphand Group took the fourth spot on the list, with a net worth of $36.6 billion.

The Ambanis are the only Indian family on the top 10 richest families list in Asia.

On the list of Asia's Richest Families 2017, compiled by Forbes, India enjoys the biggest presence in the ranking for the third time with as many as 18 families.

Here is top 50 Asia's richest families list–
1. Ambani family (India) : Net Worth–$44.8 Billion (Reliance Group)
2. Lee (Byung-Chull) family (South Korea) : Net Worth–$40.8 Billion (Samsung)
3. Kwok family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$40.4 Billion (Sun Hung Kai & Co)
4. Chearavanont family (Thailand) : Net Worth–$36.6 Billion (Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group)
5. R. Budi & Michael Hartono (Indonesia) : Net Worth–$32 Billion (Djarum)
6. Lee (Shau Kee) family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$29 Billion (Henderson Development)
7. Kwek / Quek family (Malaysia) : Net Worth–$23.3 Billion (Hong Leong group)
8. Cheng Family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$22.5 Billion (Chow Tai Fook)
9. Sy family (Philippines) : Net Worth–$20.1 Billion (SM Investments Corporation)
10. Chirathivat family (Thailand) : Net Worth–$19.3 Billion (Retail)
11. Premji family (India) : Net Worth–$19.2 Billion (Wipro)
12. Hinduja family (United Kingdom) : Net Worth–$18.8 Billion (Diversified)
13. Tsai (Wan-Tsai) family (Taiwan) : Net Worth–$17.7 Billion (Cathay Financial)
14. Mittal family (India) : Net Worth–$17.2 Billion (ArcelorMittal)
15. Kuok family (Singapore) : Net Worth–$16.6 Billion (Kuok Group)
16. Mistry family (India) : Net Worth–$16.1 Billion (Shapoorji Pallonji Group)
17. Chung family (South Korea) : Net Worth–$14.8 Billion (Hyundai)
18. Saji family (Japan) : Net Worth–$14.2 Billion (Suntory)
19. Birla family (India) : Net Worth–$14.1 Billion (Commodities)
20. Godrej family (India) : Net Worth–$14 Billion (Godrej Group)
21. Pao family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$13.4 Billion (BW Group)
22. Yoovidhya family (Thailand) : Net Worth–$13.1 Billion (Drinks)
23. Kadoorie family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$11 Billion (CLP Holdings Ltd.)
24. Widjaja family (Indonesia) : Net Worth–$10.4 Billion (Sin Armas Group)
25. Ng family (Singapore) : Net Worth–$9.7 Billion (Far East Organization)
26. Bajaj family (India) : Net Worth–$9.3 Billion (Bajaj Group)
27. Salim family (Indonesia) : Net Worth–$8.8 Billion (Salim Group)
28. Koo Family (LG) (South Korea) : Net Worth–$8.7 Billion (LG Corp)
29. Lohia family (Indonesia) : Net Worth–$8.68 Billion (Indorama Corporation)
30. Lee Man Tat family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$8.4 Billion (Food)
31. Law family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$7.8 Billion (Bossini)
32. Jindal family (India) : Net Worth–$7.68 Billion (Jindal Group)
33. Mori family (Japan) : Net Worth–$7.6 Billion (Mori Building Company)
34. Tsai (Eng-Meng) family (Taiwan) : Net Worth–$7.1 Billion (Want Want China)
35. Burman family (India) : Net Worth–$7.05 Billion (Dabur India)
36. Lal family (India) : Net Worth–$7 Billion (Eicher Group)
37. Bangur family (India) : Net Worth–$6.7 Billion (Shree Cement)
38. Khoo family (Singapore) : Net Worth–$6.4 Billion (Maybank)
39. Chey family (South Korea) : Net Worth–$6.3 Billion (Textiles)
40. Wee family (Singapore) : Net Worth–$6.25 Billion (United Overseas Bank)
41. Sehgal family (India) : Net Worth–$6.15 Billion (Auto parts)
42. Wadia family (India) : Net Worth–$6.14 Billion (Diversified)
43. Zobel family (Philippines) : Net Worth–$6.13 Billion (Ayala Corp)
44. Kushal Pal Singh (India) : Net Worth–$6.1 Billion (Real estate)
45. Patel family (India) : Net Worth–$6 Billion (Cadila Healthcare)
46. Kwee family (Singapore) : Net Worth–$5.5 Billion (Real Estate)
47. Piramal family (India) : Net Worth–$5.38 Billion
48. Munjal family (India) : Net Worth–$5.37 Billion (Hero Group)
49. Tung Chee Hwa & Chee Chen (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$5.2 Billion (Shipping)
50. Lo family (Hong Kong) : Net Worth–$5 Billion (Shui On Group)