Gautam Shantilal Adani (born 24 June 1962) is an Indian billionaire industrialist and philanthropist. He is the chairman and founder of the Adani Group, an Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India. Adani is also the president of the Adani Foundation, which is primarily led by his wife, Priti Adani. As of 16 July 2022, with a net worth of US$112.6 billion according to Forbes and Bloomberg Billionaires Index, he is the richest person in India and Asia and the 4th richest person in the world.

Quick Info
Nickname Gautam
Profession Chairman, Founder of Adani Group
Date Of Birth 24 June 1962
Birth Place Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Religion Jainism
Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Early Life & Family

Adani was born on 24 June 1962 in a Gujarati Jain family to Shantilal and Shanti Adani in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He has 7 siblings and his parents had migrated from the town of Tharad in the northern part of Gujarat. His father was a small textile merchant. He was educated at Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya school in Ahmedabad. He enrolled for a bachelor's degree in commerce at Gujarat University, but dropped out after the second year. Adani was keen on business, but not his father's textile business.

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Hometown Ahmedabad, India
Family Father- Shantilal Adani, Mother- Shanta Adani, Brother- Vinod Adani

Hobbies & Interests

His hobbies is Aviation, Reading books, etc.

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Favourite Food Gujarati Cuisines like Khaman Dhokhla
Favourite Car Red Ferrari
Favourite Colour Navy Blue
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi

Personal Life

Gautam Adani is married to Priti, they have two children. He is a member of Jain International Trade Organization (JITO) He was abducted and held hostage for ransom in 1998, but was released without collecting the money. He was in the Taj Hotel during the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

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Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Priti Adani (Dental Surgeon, Managing Trustee in the Adani Group of Companies)
Children Sons- Karan Adani (CEO of Adani Ports and SEZ), Jeet Adani

Lifestyle

As of 16 July 2022, with a net worth of US$112.6 billion according to Forbes and Bloomberg Billionaires Index, he is the richest person in India and Asia and the 4th richest person in the world. Gautam Adani runs an array of businesses ranging from airports to ports and power generation to distribution. Adani has six publicly traded companies in India, including Adani Enterprises, Adani Green Energy, and Adani Power.

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Cars Collection BMW, Ferrari, Limousines
Jets Collection
  • 2009 Bombardier Challenger 605 with serial number 5787 and enlistment number VT-APL
  • A 2013 Embraer Legacy 650 with serial number 14501144 and enrollment number VT-AML
  • A 2007 Hawker 850XP with serial number 258835 and enrollment number VT-AGP
House/Estate Palatial Bungalow at Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway Plot no. 83, Sector 32, Gurgaon, India
Net Worth (approx.) US$112.6 billion (As of 16 July 2022)

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