Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani topped the list of richest people in Asia, followed by Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani. Adani is second only to Chinese entrepreneur Zhong Shanshan. According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Adani Group is the second richest person in the world due to increased demand for its shares. Ambani is the 13th richest person in the world. Adani is ranked 14th.
Zhong was the richest man in Asia until February. However, Ambani has overtaken them and secured the first position. This year, Ambani has lost 175.5 million. On the other hand, Adani’s total wealth has increased by 32.7 billion US dollars. Adani has a net worth of 66 66.5 billion and Zhong has a net worth of 63.6 billion. Ambani has a net worth of 76.5 billion. Adani has overtaken Ambani and Tesla’s Elon Musk in terms of wealth.
Adani’s net worth has grown by 16.2 billion so far in 2021 to 50 billion, according to a report. Adani’s name is at the forefront of wealth creation in Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index. He has also overtaken Tesla’s Elon Musk in this regard. Musk is also seen competing with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos in this regard.
The market value of almost all the listed companies in the Adani Group has jumped by 50 per cent this year.