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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.

RankNameNet Worth (In $ Billion)Wealth ChangeCompany Age
1Mukesh Ambani92.7Reliance Industries64
2Gautam Adani74.8Adani Ports & SEZ59
3Shiv Nadar31HCL Technologies76
4Radhakishan Damani29.4Avenue Supermarts66
5Cyrus Poonawalla19Serum Institute of India80
6Lakshmi Mittal18.8ArcelorMittal71
7Savitri Jindal18O.P. Jindal Group71
8Uday Kotak16.5Kotak Mahindra Bank62
9Pallonji Mistry16.4Shapoorji Pallonji Group92
10Kumar Birla15.8Aditya Birla Group54
11Godrej Family15.2Godrej GroupNA
12Sunil Mittal14.8Bharti Airtel63
13Bajaj Family14.4Bajaj AutoNA
14Dilip Shanghvi14.3Sun Pharmaceutical Industries66
15Hinduja Brothers14Ashok Leyland85, 80, 75, 70
16Burman Family11.8Dabur IndiaNA
17Madhukar Parekh11.7Pidilite Industries75
18Azim Premji11.2Wipro76
19Murali Divi9.9Divi’s Laboratories70
20Benu Gopal Bangur9.5Shree Cement90
21Kuldip Singh & Gurbachan Singh Dhingra9.4Berger Paints India74, 71
22Ashwin Dani8.9Asian Paints78
23Kushal Pal Singh8.7DLF90
24Vinod & Anil Rai Gupta7.6Havells India76, 52
25Sudhir & Samir Mehta7.1Torrent Group67, 58
26Mahendra Choksi6.9Asian Paints80
27Hasmukh Chudgar6.6Intas Pharmaceuticals88
28Girdhari Lal Bawri, Rajendra Agarwal & Banwari Lal Bawri6.5Macleods Pharmaceuticals74, 68, 62
29Muthoot Family6.4Muthoot FinanceNA
30Harsh Mariwala6.3Marico70

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