Gautam Shantilal Adani is an Indian Billionaire tycoon

He is the chairman and founder of Adani Group, an Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India

Adani is also the president of Adani Foundation which is primarily led by his wife

As of 17 September 2022, with a net worth of US$152.1 billion, he is the richest person in India and Asia

the second richest person in the world according to Forbes

Adani moved to Mumbai in 1978 to work as a diamond sorter for Mahendra Brothers

Adani's net worth stands at $155.7 billion as of September 16, 2022