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Gautam Adani is now the world’s 2nd richest person with 155 billion dollars

Sep 17, 2022

Billionaire Gautam Adani surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the world’s second richest man, as per Forbes real-time Billionaires list.

Adani Group’s chairperson and billionaire Gautam Adani surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the world’s second richest man. Adani’s net worth is estimated to be around $155.7 billion up by $5.5 billion, according to Forbes real-time Billionaires list.

Adani trails Tesla’s Elon Musk, who remains the world’s richest man with $273.5 billion net worth, as per Forbes data. France’s Bernard Assault is third on the list with his family’s net worth totalling around $155.2 billion.

Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani is at eighth place with a net worth of $92.3 billion. The other billionaires in the top ten list include Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Warren Buffett, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

In August, Adani surpassed Louis Vitton boss Arnault to become the world’s third richest man. It was the first instance when an Asian was ranked among the top three billionaires.

Adani Enterprises is the flagship company of Adani Group and Shree Cement is the leading cement-making firm, owning brands such as Roofon, Bangur Power, Shree Jung Rodhak, Bangur Cement and Rockstrong.

Adani Wilmar Ltd which is the kitchen essentials firm owned by Gautam Adani is scouting for local and overseas acquisition targets to boost its food operations business, Bloomberg said in a report.

“The company is looking to acquire brands in staple foods and distribution companies to boost its consumer goods offering and reach,” chief executive officer and managing director Angshu Mallick told Bloomberg.

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