A new record is set as Gautam Adani becomes the third richest person in the world, surpassing Bernard Arnault.
He is the first Indian and Asian on the list of world’s richest people. Bloomberg’s index now places Adani ahead of Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Amazon chief Jeff Bezos.
Gautam Adani has become the third richest person in the world. This is a new record for him. Louis Vuitton chief Bernard Arnault has been overtaken by him.
This is the first time an Indian and an Asian have topped the list of world’s richest people. According to the Bloomberg index, Adani now ranks ahead of Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Amazon chief Jeff Bezos. Until now, Adani was the largest noble in Asia and India. In recent years, he has become the third richest person in the world.
A 60-year-old Gautam Adani has a net worth (net worth) of $ 137.4 billion, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index. In comparison, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $153 billion while Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a net worth of $251 billion.
LVMH Mot Hennessy Louis Vuitton, or LVMH, was founded by Bernard Arnault. The world’s leading luxury fashion company is LVMH. Adani has overtaken Mukesh Ambani as India’s richest man. Two other big names in Asia are Ambani and Jack Ma, but neither has been able to achieve this position like Adani, according to Bloomberg.
Gautam is the founder of Adani Group
Adani Group was founded by Gautam Adani. The group operates the largest port in the country. The company is also the country’s largest coal trader. Additionally, the group company operates several airports across the country. In 2022, the Adani Group’s net worth has steadily increased. Only Gautam Adani’s wealth has increased in the last 24 hours among the world’s richest people. During this period, Adani’s net worth increased by $1.2 billion. Since January this year, Adani’s wealth has increased by $60.9 billion.
Announced to buy stake in NDTV last month
Last week, the Adani Group surprised everyone by announcing it was preparing to buy 29 percent of NDTV. A group company will make this acquisition, although NDTV says it must be approved by the market regulator SEBI before it can proceed. Through its subsidiary Vishwapradhan Commercial Pvt Ltd, Adani Group company AMG Media Network Ltd has offered to buy 99.99 per cent of RRPR Holding Pvt Ltd, NDTV’s promoter company. In this case, there are some legal complications. This means that 29 percent of NDTV will be acquired by buying Adani Group company RRPR, which has to be approved by SEBI.
Beat Bill Gates last month
The Microsoft chief Bill Gates was overtaken by Gautam Adani last month. The net worth of Bill Gates has dropped to $117 billion. Due to his massive donation, there is a shortfall.
Ambani was left behind in February
This year, Adani’s net worth increased by $60 billion. There are five times as many nobles in the country as there are other nobles. The Reliance Group chief Mukesh Ambani was overtaken by Gautam Adani in February. With this, Adani became the richest man in India and Asia. In April 2022, Adani’s net worth crossed $100 billion for the first time.