Essentially the most elite billionaire’s membership has a brand new member within the high combine.
Gautam Adani, the proprietor and founding father of Adani Group (a port growth and operations conglomerate in India), took the third spot on Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index, launched Thursday.
In February, Adani was dubbed the wealthiest particular person in Asia, per Bloomberg, and now the entrepreneur sits behind Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk as one of many richest folks on the planet.
What Is Gautam Adani’s Internet Price?
Gautam Adani has an estimated internet value of $137 billion, based on Bloomberg. He’s the primary Asian particular person to take third place as one of many wealthiest folks on the planet.
What Is Adani Group?
The 60-year-old billionaire owes his fortune to his firm, Adani Group. After beginning out as a diamond sorter, he joined his brother Mansukhbhai Adani within the plastics buying and selling enterprise, earlier than beginning his personal import/export enterprise, Adani Exports, now Adani Enterprises, in 1988. And from there, the corporate has continued to increase into a wide range of sectors.
In line with the model’s web site, it’s made up of seven publicly traded corporations specializing in transportation, infrastructure and power.
The Adani Group has maintain of India’s transportation and power market, proudly owning the nation’s largest port and airport operators within the personal sector, per Fortune. The corporate additionally owns the biggest personal sector of gasoline and coal distribution as effectively.
In line with Forbes, the Adani Group brings in $13 billion in income.
Who Is Gautam Adani’s Household?
Gautam Adani is married to his longtime spouse Priti Adani, who works as a dentist and leads the Adani Basis, which pledged to donate $7.7 billion, or 600 billion rupees, in honor of the billionaire’s sixtieth birthday in June. The couple has two sons: Karan Adan, the CEO of Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd, and Jeet Adani, vp of Adani Group’s finance division.