Adani was born on 24 June 1962 in a Gujarati Jain family

Shantilal Jain is his father’s name, and Shanta Jain Adani is his mother’s name

Gautam Adani arrived in Mumbai as a young man in 1978

He worked as a Dimond Shorter for Mahendra Brothers for two to three years

Gautam Adani founded Adani Exports Limited in 1988

Adani Enterprises Limited is the current name of this firm

Gautam Adani founded Adani Power Limited in 1996