Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has become the fourth richest person in the world. He has surpassed Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and has an estimated net worth of around $115.5 billion. Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires List has revealed that the wealth of the Indian businessman is more than that of Gates, whose net worth is close to $104.6 billion. Let us tell you, Gates has recently decided to donate assets worth $ 20 billion.
Gautam Adani is behind these names in the list
In terms of wealth, 60-year-old Gautam Adani is behind Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Louis Vuitton family’s Bernard Arnault and Space-X founder Elon Musk. Elon Musk remains the richest person in the world with the highest net worth of $235.8 billion.
At the same time, with a net worth of about $ 87 billion, Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani is on the tenth position in this list and is the second Indian name after Adani.
Adani’s business has spread in different areas
Gautam Adani’s wealth has more than doubled as compared to the year 2021. His business spans across infrastructure, power, green energy, gas and ports. They aim to become the world’s largest green energy producer and are investing around $70 billion in renewable energy projects. In terms of net worth, he has already left behind Mukesh Ambani , who was Asia’s richest person for a long time .
The number of billionaires decreased compared to before
The 36th-annual ranking of the world’s richest people included 2,668 billionaires, 87 fewer than last year. According to Forbes, wars, pandemics and a sluggish market have affected the incomes of the most wealthy. However, 1,000 billionaires are now richer than they were a year ago.
There are 236 new businessmen in the list of billionaires. Similarly, the list includes a total of 735 billionaires in the US with a net worth of $4.7 trillion.
Adani Group to enter 5G spectrum auction?
In the past, it has come to light that the Adani Group may enter the auction of 5G telecom spectrum . If this happens, the auction could see an interesting competition between Mukesh Ambani’s Jio and telecom giant Sunil Bharti’s Airtel and the Adani Group. The Adani group is believed to have applied for the auction to be held on July 26. However, it has not been officially confirmed.