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Gautam Adani Biography, Career, Personal Life and Net Worth.

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Gautam Adani Biography

Adani was born on June 24, 1962, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, to Shantilal Adani (father) and Shantaben Adani (mother). He has seven siblings. His parents had moved from the town of Tharad in northern Gujarat. His father ran a small textile business. He attended Ahmedabad’s Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya school. He enrolled at Gujarat University for a bachelor’s degree in commerce but dropped out after the second year. Adani was interested in business, but not in his father’s textile company.

Gautam Adani Career

Gautam Shantilal Adani is the chairman and founder of Adani Group, a multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India. He also serves as the president of the Adani Foundation. Adani is the richest person in Asia and the third richest person in the world as of December 2022, with a net worth of US$138.1 billion according to Forbes and $133 billion according to Bloomberg.
Adani moved to Mumbai as a teenager in 1978 to work as a diamond sorter for Mahendra Brothers. Adani entered the power generation business in 2006. He purchased the Abbot Point Port in Australia and the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland between 2009 and 2012.
Adani was awarded the world’s largest solar bid by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in May 2020, valued at US$6 billion. Adani Green will take on the 8000MW photovoltaic power plant project, while Adani Solar will add 2000MW of solar cell and module manufacturing capacity.
Adani acquired a 74% stake in Mumbai International Airport, India’s second busiest after Delhi, in September 2020.In May 2022, the Adani family paid $10.5 billion to Holcim Group for Ambuja Cements and its subsidiary ACC via an overseas special-purpose entity.

Gautam Adani Personal Life

Priti Adani is Gautam Adani’s wife. Karan Adani and Jeet Adani are the couple’s two sons. Adani and an associate, Shantilal Patel, were allegedly kidnapped and held hostage for ransom on January 1, 1998, but were released without collecting the money. After Adani and Patel failed to appear for depositions despite multiple summonses from the court, two former gangsters, Fazl-ur-Rehman and Bhogilal Darji, were acquitted in an Indian court in 2018.
During the 2008 Mumbai attacks, he was staying at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.

Gautam Adani Net Worth

Gautam Adani has an estimated net worth of approximately 128.3 billion USD.

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