Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Adani Group chief Gautam Adani has once again overtaken Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani to become the richest person in Asia. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Adani has reached the sixth position in the list of the world’s rich and has a net worth of $100 billion.
On the other hand, the wealth of Mukesh Ambani, who has been Asia’s richest person for a long time, has declined in the past, mainly due to the fall in the shares of Reliance Industries. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Ambani’s net worth is currently around $86.3 billion and he occupies the 11th place in the list of the world’s rich.
$14 billion gap between Gautam Adani and Ambani
The race for wealth between India’s two top industrialists began in February this year, when for the first time, Adani overtook Ambani to become India’s richest person. Since then, the race for wealth between the two continues, sometimes Ambani and Adani are seen leaving each other behind in this race.
If we talk about the list of the world’s richest, then only five businessmen are visible ahead of Gautam Adani, in this the world’s richest businessman Elon Musk is at number one, his wealth is $214 billion. The name of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos comes at number two, his wealth is $ 138 billion. At number three is Bernard Arnault, owner of luxury goods maker LMVH, with a net worth of $115 billion.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is named at number four, with a net worth of $115 billion. After this, the name of Google co-founder Larry Page comes at number five, his wealth is $ 104 billion.
This year, Adani’s wealth has increased by a total of $ 23 billion, which is the highest in the world. Gautam Adani is the only person in the list of top 10 richest people in the world whose wealth has increased this year.