Gautam Adani becomes world’s 2nd richest person, net worth surges over $5 billion

KATHMANDU: Beating both Jeff Bezos and France’s Bernard Arnault, Indian billionaire Gautam Adani has now become the world’s second richest person, according to Forbes data. His wealth is estimated to be worth around $155.7 billion.

He is now only behind Elon Musk whose net worth is estimated at around $273.5 billion.

According to the data, Adani’s wealth jumped $5.5 billion or 3.64 per cent on Friday following a rally in Adani Group stocks, seven of which are listed on Dalal Street.

Bernard Arnault, who oversees the luxury goods company LVMH, is now the third richest in the world with his family’s net worth totalling around $155.2 billion.

Adani has also overthrown Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who is now at the fourth spot, with wealth of $149.7 billion.

 

Fiscal Nepal |
Friday September 16, 2022, 12:22:44 PM |


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