10 Amazing Mustto Know Fact abput Billionaire and Worl's Top Richest Person Mr. Gautam Adani

10 Amazing Facts about Billionaire Gautam Adani



Born to a lower middle class family at Ahmedabad by the name Gautam Shantilal Adani on 24thJune 1962

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While in college 2nd year he dropped out and left for Mumbai to work as a Diamond sorter. After  three years he started his own journey as a Diamond Broker at Mumbai.

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To join his brother Mahasukh  Adani’s Plastic business he returned to Gujrat and started importing raw materials for manufacturing PVC which was a new commodity then. In 1988 he founded export company “Adani Enterprises”.

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Gautam Adani as on 1st week of 2023 has a net worth of $124 Billion. Adani group has expanded his business in sectors like Energy and Utilities, Transportation and Logistics, Incubation, FMCG etc.

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Adani group owns 1. Adani Enterprises Ltd. 2. Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd. 3. Adani Green Energy Ltd. 4.  Adani total Gas Ltd. 5.Adani Transmission Ltd. 6. Adani Power Ltd. 7. Adani Wilmer Ltd.

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“Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited” operates Mundra port, the largest container port in India. In 2020 Adani acquired 74% stake in Mumbai International Airport .It is India’s biggest airport operator now.

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In 2022 acquired Swiss firm Holcim’s Indian assets for $10.5 billion, became India’s second largest cement producer. Abott Point, whose Carmichael coal mine in Galilee Basin in Central Queensland is one of the largest in the world.

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In year 2008, Adani appeared first time on Forb’s billionaires list with an estimated fortune of $9.3 billion, a fortune sprung to almost 15 time since then till 2023.

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He was the first Asian person to rank within top three most wealthiest persons in Bloomberg billionaire Index. In Q3,2022 he briefly became world’s second richest person as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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He was captured in 1997 for ransom. He was also among the hostages held at the Taj Hotel, Mumbai during terrorist attack in year 2008.


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