New Delhi. Indian industrialist Gautam Adani has become the second richest person in the world. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is now followed by Gautam Adani in the list of world’s top-10 billionaires. Gautam Adani has achieved this place in the Real Time Billionaire Index of Forbes Magazine, beating Banard Anorlot. However, Adani is still ranked third in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
According to the Forbes Real Time Billionaire Index, till this afternoon, the net worth of businessman Gautam Adani had increased by $ 5.5 billion. Now Gautam Adani has become the second richest person in the world with a net worth of $155.7 billion. The number one position is still held by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Elon Musk has a net worth of $273.5 billion. Adani is followed by Bannard Anorault with a net worth of $155.2. If we talk about Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani, then he is at the eighth place in this list with $ 92.6 billion.
Where is Adani’s money coming from?
The bulk of Adani’s wealth derives from its public stake in the Adani Group from which it was founded. According to a March 2022 stock exchange filing, he holds 75% stake in Adani Enterprises, Adani Power and Adani Transmission. He owns about 37% of Adani Total Gas, 65% of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zones and 61% of Adani Green Energy. All these companies are publicly traded and based in Ahmedabad.