New Delhi: Indian billionaire Gautam Adani has become the third richest businessman in the world with a net worth of $ 137.4 billion (about Rs 11 lakh crore). He has achieved this position by overtaking Bernard Arnault of France. This is the first time an Asian has entered the top three of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Now he is only behind Elon Musk and Bezos in the ranking. Tesla founder Elon Musk tops the list with a net worth of $251 billion, with Bezos second with $153 billion. Adani is the only Indian in the top-10 list. Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani is at number 11 with a net worth of $ 91.9 billion (Rs 7.3 lakh crore).
Beat Bill Gates last month
Last month, Adani became the fourth richest businessman. He overtook Bill Gates. Adani has added $60.9 billion to his net worth in 2022 alone. He first surpassed Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani as the richest Asian in February.
Adani’s net worth was $57 billion in April 2021
Adani had joined the centimillionaires club on April 4. Individuals with a net worth of more than $100 billion are called centimillionaires. A year ago, in April 2021, Adani’s net worth was $ 57 billion. Adani’s net worth grew the fastest in the world in the financial year 2021-2022. Adani Group has seven publicly listed companies.