Gautam Adani of the Adani Group has reached the $100 billion club of the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs. The chairman of the Ahmedabad-based international business has surpassed Mukesh Ambani, who had previously held the title of richest man in India and Asia. Adani’s net worth increased as a result of his listed firms’ outstanding performance on the BSE and NSE.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Adani’s net worth increased to $100 billion on April 2, 2022, putting him in tenth place. So far this year, his fortune has grown by $23.5 billion.
On the billionaire index, Adani and Ambani have been neck-and-neck on several occasions, switching places.
Adani Group’s equities have performed well on stock exchanges in the last month. Adani Wilmar shares increased by nearly 43%, while Adani Enterprises shares increased by nearly 24%, Adani Total Gas shares increased by roughly 29.5 percent, Adani Port shares increased by about 11 percent, and Adani Transmission by around 4%. Adani Power, on the other hand, has soared over 66 percent on the NSE. On the other hand, Adani Green Energy rose modestly in a month on the NSE.
Meanwhile, Adani Wilmar, Adani Power, Adani Port, Adani Enterprises, and Adani Total Gas all reached a new 52-week high on the NSE on April 1.
Further, co-founders of search engine giant, Google, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin were at sixth and seventh rank with a net worth of $125 billion and $ 119 billion.
The former CEO of Microsoft and current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association, Steve Ballmer took the 8th rank with a net worth of $108 billion. Oracle Corporation co-founder Larry Ellison was at the ninth rank with a wealth of $ 103 billion.
|Rank||Name||Net Worth (In $ Billion)||Wealth Change||Company||Age|
|1||Mukesh Ambani||92.7||Reliance Industries||64|
|2||Gautam Adani||74.8||Adani Ports & SEZ||59|
|3||Shiv Nadar||31||HCL Technologies||76|
|4||Radhakishan Damani||29.4||Avenue Supermarts||66|
|5||Cyrus Poonawalla||19||Serum Institute of India||80|
|7||Savitri Jindal||18||O.P. Jindal Group||71|
|8||Uday Kotak||16.5||Kotak Mahindra Bank||62|
|9||Pallonji Mistry||16.4||Shapoorji Pallonji Group||92|
|10||Kumar Birla||15.8||Aditya Birla Group||54|
|11||Godrej Family||15.2||Godrej Group||NA|
|12||Sunil Mittal||14.8||Bharti Airtel||63|
|13||Bajaj Family||14.4||Bajaj Auto||NA|
|14||Dilip Shanghvi||14.3||Sun Pharmaceutical Industries||66|
|15||Hinduja Brothers||14||Ashok Leyland||85, 80, 75, 70|
|16||Burman Family||11.8||Dabur India||NA|
|17||Madhukar Parekh||11.7||Pidilite Industries||75|
|19||Murali Divi||9.9||Divi’s Laboratories||70|
|20||Benu Gopal Bangur||9.5||Shree Cement||90|
|21||Kuldip Singh & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra||9.4||Berger Paints India||74, 71|
|22||Ashwin Dani||8.9||Asian Paints||78|
|23||Kushal Pal Singh||8.7||DLF||90|
|24||Vinod & Anil Rai Gupta||7.6||Havells India||76, 52|
|25||Sudhir & Samir Mehta||7.1||Torrent Group||67, 58|
|26||Mahendra Choksi||6.9||Asian Paints||80|
|27||Hasmukh Chudgar||6.6||Intas Pharmaceuticals||88|
|28||Girdhari Lal Bawri, Rajendra Agarwal & Banwari Lal Bawri||6.5||Macleods Pharmaceuticals||74, 68, 62|
|29||Muthoot Family||6.4||Muthoot Finance||NA|