Gautam Adani replaces Mukesh Ambani as India's richest person

Gautam Adani, on Thursday replaced Mukesh Ambani as the richest person in India.

Networth

Currently, his net worth stands at $89.5 billion whereas Mukesh Ambani's net worth is $89.4 billion.

Business list

Adani Enterprises Limited Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Adani Power Ltd Adani Transmission Ltd Adani Green Energy Ltd Adani Gas Limited

Adani's net worth increased significantly over th past few months due to the surge in the share prices of his companies.

Business of Adani

He is the founder of Adani group which is the largest port operator in India.

Adani Group and South Korea's POSCO

They agreed to explore business oppurtunities which includes the establishment of environment friendly Integrated Steel mill at Mundra.

They intend to further collaborate at the group business level in various industries such as renewable energy etc in response to carbon reduction requirements.

The net worth of Adani has also surpassed the net worth of the richest woman in the world, Francoise Meyers. Currently, her net worth is $82.9 billion.