Gautam Adani, the founder and chairperson of the Adani Group, is now the sixth richest person in the world.
Gautam Adani has surpassed Oracle’s Larry Ellison and Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page to reach the spot.
According to Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires list, Adani and Family’s net worth stands at a whopping $116.3 billion. This represents a change of $16 billion from last week when Adani’s net worth crossed $100 billion.
This is not the first time Adani has breached the world’s top 10 richest list, but this is the first time he has reached as high as the sixth spot.
It is important to note that with the recent net worth surge, Adani had already overtaken Reliance’s Ambani as the richest person in Asia and India as well
Adani Power’s stock has surged over 120 percent in little over one month and Adani Wilmar gained more than 87 percent in the same period.
Ambani, who is the chairperson and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), continues to be the 10th richest person in the world. The net worth of Mukesh Ambani stands at $99.5 billion, Forbes has revealed.