Gautam Shantilal Adani famous as Gautam Adani is Businessman and Industrialist. He is the world’s 3rd richest person and Asia’s richest person as of September 2022. He is the founder and chairman of Adani Group; president of Adani Foundation. Adani is the world’s biggest wealth-gainer in the year 2022. In the last three years, he gained control of 7 airports and almost a 1/4th of India’s air traffic. He is also a member of the Jain International Trade Organization (JITO).
•Became the world’s 2nd richest person due to stock rally.
•Market rout pushes him down to No. 4.
•$22 bn loss in a fortnight due to Market rout.
|Real Name||Gautam Shantilal Adani|
|Date Of Birth||June 24, 1962|
|Age(as of 2022)||60 Years|
|Birth Place||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Home Town||Ahmedabad, India|
|Profession||Founder and chairman, Adani Group
President, Adani Foundation
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height(approx)||•In centimeters- 167 cm
•In meters- 1.67 m
•In feet inches- 5”6'
|Weight(approx)||•In Kg- 85 Kg
•In Pounds-187 lbs
|Body Measurement(approx)||•Chest: 40 inches
•Waist: 35 inches
•Biceps: 14 inches
•Rajesh Shantilal Adani
•Vasant S. Adani
|Children||Son(s)- •Karan Adani
|Affairs & More|
|Education & Qalifications|
|School||Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya School, Ahmedabad, India|
|College||Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya School, Ahmedabad, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Started Bachelors in Commerce (Dropped out in IInd year)|
|Favourite Food||Gujrati Cuisines Like Khaman Dhokla|
|Favourite Actor(s)||•Amitabh Bachchan
|Wealth & Collections|
|Networth(2022)||•In Rupee- 1,11,84,46,08,00,000.00
•Range Rover Vogue
Gautam Adani Biography
Adani was born in a Jain family to a small textile merchant, Shantilal Adani, and housewife Shantaben Adani in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He has 7 siblings. Earlier his parents used to live in the small town of Tharad(a town in Banaskantha, Gujrat) but later shifted to the northern part of Gujarat.
Gautam Adani Son
Karan Adani and Jeet Adani, are two sons of Adani.
Age and Birthday
He was born in 1962. As of 2022, he is 60yrs old. His birthday comes on the 24th of June.
Gautam Adani Caste and Religion
Adani belongs to the Gujarati caste and follows the Jainism religion.
Gautam Adani Horoscope
His zodiac sign is Cancer whereas his Time of Birth: 12:00:00; Place of Birth: Ahmedabad.
Adani’s schooling was completed at Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya in Ahmedabad. He was admitted to Gujarat University for a bachelor’s degree in commerce but dropped out after the second year. His desire was to do business, but he never wanted to do his father’s textile business.
From Worker To A Richest Man
➤In 1978 as a teenager, he moved to Mumbai and began working for Mahendra Brothers as a diamond sorter(a job of quickly identifying diamonds).
➤In 1981, began working with his brother(Mahasukhbhai Adani). His brother bought a plastics unit in Ahmedabad and called him to manage. Later, it turned to global trading through polyvinyl chloride (PVC) imports.
➤In 1988, began importing primary polymers for small-scale industries.
➤In 1988, established Adani Exports(now known as Adani Enterprises).
➤In 1991, his business began more profitable as economic liberalization policies were favorable thus, he started expanding the businesses into trading metals, textiles, and agro products.
➤In 1995, got the contract of managerial outsourcing of the Mundra Port and transferred to Adani Ports & SEZ (APSEZ)( largest private multi-port operator with a capacity of 210 million tons of cargo per annum)
➤In 1996, established Adani power. Currently, it is the largest private thermal power producer in the country with a capacity of 4620MW.
➤In 2006, entered in power generation business.
➤In 2009-12, acquired Abbot Point Port in Australia and Carmichael coal mine in Queensland.
➤In 2020, won the world’s largest solar bid worth US$6 billion(around 4,89,8 crore INR) by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
➤September 2020, acquired 74% stake in 2nd busiest Mumbai International Airport.
➤February 2022, Became Asia’s richest person(jumped in his personal fortune by $12 billion)
➤August 2022, ”named 3rd richest person” – Fortune.
Net Worth 2022 In Billion
As of Sep 2022, His Net worth 2022 in billion is $137B. His net worth in 2022 in rupee is 1,11,844 crore INR Approx. His income sources are business, stakes, edible oil, real estate, and defense.
Companies of Adani Group
- Adani Enterprises.
- Adani Green Energy.
- Adani Ports & SEZ.
- Adani Transmission.
- Adani Total Gas.
- Adani Power.
- Adani Wilmar.
- Other. Edible Oils & Food.
Gautam Adani House Interior & More
Adani lives his luxurious lifestyle in his 400 Crore INR house. It is called Lutyens House. The house is no less than a bungalow. It has around 6+ living rooms, 7 bedrooms, a dining room, and a library. The bungalow is spread over 7,000 sq ft. His interior is filled with modern amenities. The whole property is covered with numerous trees. It is painted with light, a little dark, and neutral shades. We have attached some photos.
- In 2008, he won the “Dun & Bradstreet – Rolta Corporate Award”.
- In 2007, he was awarded the “Excellence in Management Award” by the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
- His Two Group’s Mundra Port and SEZ were awarded the “Port Authority Award (2006)” by Lloyd’s List for the Best Port in Middle East and Indian subcontinent.
- In 2005, it received “FIEO’s Niryat Shree Gold Trophy”.
- In 2004 awarded with “The ICSI award for Excellence in Corporate Governance”.
- In 2004, he won the “GCCI Export Appreciation Award”.
- In 2001, It was awarded two Awards “Golden Super Star Trading House” as well as the “SOPA” award.
- In 2000, he received the “SRTEPC” award.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Gautam Adani:
- How to reach Gautam Adani? -Adani was not born into the wealthiest family but then also he became the richest person. One can work hard like him to reach such a position.
- Who was kidnapped in 1998 Azim Premji or Gautam Adani? -Gautam Adani, was abducted and held hostage for ransom in 1998 but released without money.