India’s billionaire Gautam Adani has emerged as the second richest person in the world according to Forbes Data. In this feat, Gautam Adani had gone past Bernard Arnault, the co-founder and chairman of LVMH Moet Hennessy – Louis Vuitton who was the second richest man.
The Forbes Real Time Billionaires List, is currently headed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk whose net worth stands at $273.5 billion. Adani and his family are next with net worth as of early Friday stood at $155.4 billion (Rs 12.37 Lakh Crore). Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is fourth in this with a net worth of $149.7 billion.
In 2022, Gautam Adani added more than $70 billion to his fortune. Simultaneously Adani is doing a wide range of charity. On the occasion of Gautam Adani’s 60th birthday, he has pledged to donate $7.7 billion for social causes.
With this report, the stocks of Adani Group hit record highs. Gautam Adani owns 75 percent stakes in Adani Enterprises, Adani Power and Adani Transmissions, according to March 2022 stock exchange filings.
In February this year, Adani surpassed then India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani and emerged as the wealthiest Asian. Now Gautam Adani’s empire is growing at a rapid pace.
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