has become Gautam Adani Now the fourth richest person in the world, his fortune is equal to that of Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
The continued rise in the shares of the Adani Group helped it outperform former giants such as its Indian rival, Mukesh Ambani, Omaha’s godfather, Warren Buffett, and Google founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Guatem Adani’s fortune amounted to $125 billion, just like Bill Gates’ fortune, which rose during Tuesday’s trading by more than $6 billion in one payment.
On the other hand, according to the real-time Forbes Billionaires Index, Adani remains the fifth richest person with a fortune of $129 billion, while Bill Gates’ fortune is marginally higher at $129.4 billion.
Adani acquired two-thirds of his fortune in 2022 alone, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Adani added $48.3 billion to his fortune in 2022. At the end of 2021, his fortune was $76.7 billion.
In contrast, the top four – Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bernard Arnault and Bill Gates – were all in the red, with Arnault’s record loss of $43.7 billion.
The Adani Group’s private operations extend to ports, edible oil, airports, power generation and distribution.
Adani, Adani Ports, Adani Power, Adani Total Gas, Adani Green Energy and Adani Transmission are among the group’s 7 public shareholding companies. Adani Wilmar, listed earlier this year, was the group’s most recent appearance.
If Adani’s fortune continues to rise at the current pace, he could become the third richest person in the world by the end of this week.
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