Gautam Adani 2nd Richest Person: Gautam Adani has become the second richest person in the world. He has achieved this position by leaving behind French industrialist Bernard Arnault today.
New Delhi: Gautam Adani created history, became the second richest person in the world. Ever since the Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani became Asia’s richest person in the year 2022, he is scaling new heights every day. Now he has added another record to his achievements. He has become the second richest person in the world. He left behind French industrialist Bernard Arnault today. Today his net worth has increased by $5.2 billion and his net worth has reached $155.5 billion. Now he is only behind Tesla owner Elon Musk, who has a net worth of $273.5 billion.
According to the Forbes Real Time Billionaires List, Adani’s net worth rose by $5.2 billion, a hike of 3.49 per cent. He is narrowly ahead of French tycoon Bernard Arnault and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Tesla founder Elon Musk continues to occupy the top position in the rich list.
In the top 10 list, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is the second Indian with a net worth of $92.2 billion. The other billionaires in the top ten list include Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Warren Buffett, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
On August 30, Adani had 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 Wilmar has earmarked ₹500 crore from its initial public offering for the purchases. The additional funding will be sourced from internal accruals and the 30 billion rupees of planned capital expenditure for next year starting April, he said. The food company’s shares have more than tripled since its $486 million debut in February.
The announcement comes after Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries announced its foray into FMCG business through its subsidiary Reliance Retail in August.