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Gautam Adani: Meet world’s third richest man who is richest in Asia!

Gautam Adani has been known as Asia’s richest man and now he is also the world’s third richest person as he overtook LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault to become the first Asian person to take that spot, says Bloomberg and its Billionaires index. EBNW Story takes a quick view of his profile:

1. Adani wealth is now believed to be worth approximately $137 billion.

2. This wealth is just after the surge which placed him behind Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, whose wealth is estimated at $251 billion and $153 billion, respectively, says CNN.

3. Like other billionaires around the world, Adani has seen his wealth skyrocket during the pandemic.

4. Adani Group controls companies ranging from ports and aerospace to solar energy and coal.

5. Adani has also benefited from an uptick in coal usage, which has catapulted his ascent in recent months, says Bloomberg.

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