Chairman and founder of Adani group
|Birthdate||June 24, 1962|
|Birthplace||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Occupation||Business magnate, investor, philanthropist|
|Businesses founded||Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), Adani Power, Adani Transmission, Adani Gas, Adani Green Energy|
|Net worth||Over $70 billion (as of 2021)|
|Philanthropic efforts||Established 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