Gautam Shantilal Adani was born in a Gujarati Jain family. He has seven siblings the eldest being Mansukhbhai Adani. Gautam is married to Priti Adani, who is a dentist and heads Adani Foundation.
Gautam Shantilal Adani is an Indian industrialist and philanthropist worth billions of dollars. He is the chairman and founder of the Adani Group, a multinational company. The Adani Foundation is primarily run by his wife, Mrs. Priti Adani.
The 59-year-old business magnate who formed the Adani Group in 1988 and has surpassed Warren Buffet to become the world’s fifth richest person in the world with a realtime Networth of $123.8Billion. He is into Energy, Ports Logistics, Mining, Resources, Gas, Defence Aerospace, and Airports being part of his business.
Adani is the founder of the Adani Group, India’s largest port operator and thermal coal producer. He joins an elite group of only eight other business moguls with fortunes of more than $100 billion. According to Forbes, Adani has become the world’s newest centi-billionaire.
Shares of Adani Green Energy have jumped nearly 25% since the Friday announcement. According to Forbes’ real-time billionaires tracker, Adani is worth an estimated $122 billion. He became a billionaire in 2008, with an estimated net worth of $9.3 billion.
Adani’s estimated fortune jumped from $8.9 billion to $50.5 billion in a year. He surpassed fellow Indian Mukesh Ambani as Asia’s richest person in 2021. Ambani is now Asia’s second richest person, with a net worth of $99.4 billion.
Gautam Adani’s Assets include a Palatial bungalow in Gurgaon, India and other real estate investments. He also owns BMW, Ferrari, Mercedes, limousines, and other high-end vehicles. Owns a 2009 Bombardier Challenger 605 and a 2013 Embraer Legacy 650.
Adani’s vision is to be the world’s greatest green energy producer, promising to invest up to $70 billion in renewable energy projects.