Gautam Adani Biography, “Richest man in India”, Wealth, Business, Mindset

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Chairman and founder of Adani group

Gautam Adani
NameGautam Adani
BirthdateJune 24, 1962
BirthplaceAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
OccupationBusiness magnate, investor, philanthropist
Businesses foundedAdani Enterprises, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), Adani Power, Adani Transmission, Adani Gas, Adani Green Energy
Net worthOver $70 billion (as of 2021)
Philanthropic effortsEstablished the Adani Foundation to support education, healthcare, and other social causes; significant investments in renewable energy and sustainable development projects.

In 1981: his brother Mahasukhbhai Adani bought a plastics unit in Ahmedabad and invited him to manage the operations.

In 1985: starts importing primary polymers for small-scale industries

In 1988: establishes Adani Exports

In 1991: the economic liberalization policies has positive impacts

In 1996: the power business arm of the Adani Group, Adani Power, was founded by Adani.

In 2006: Adani entered the power generation business.

In May 2020: Adani won the world’s largest solar bid by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) worth US$6 billion. (8000MW photovoltaic power plant)

In September 2020: Adani acquired a 74% stake in Mumbai International Airport

In February 2022: he became Asia’s richest person, surpassing Mukesh Ambani

In August 2022: he was named the 3rd richest person in the world by Fortune

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