Gautam Adani overtakes Mukesh Ambani to become Asia’s richest person

Adani Group founder and billionaire Gautam Adani has become Asia's richest person, ranks 10th among the wealthiest people of the world, as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index. 

Gautam Adani becomes Asia’s richest person, overtakes Mukesh Ambani 
Gautam Adani becomes Asia’s richest person, overtakes Mukesh Ambani 

Adani Group founder and billionaire Gautam Adani has become Asia's richest person, ranks 10th among the wealthiest people of the world, as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index on February 8, 2022. 

Adani overtook Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani to be ranked among the top 10 wealthiest persons of the world. He is ranked 10th with a net worth of $88.5B, while Mukesh Ambani is ranked 11th with $87.9B, as per the Bloomberg index.

Adani has seen his personal fortune rise by almost $12bn in the past year. He leapfrogged to enter the list of the world's top 10 richest people, while Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg slipped down to 13th place after losing nearly $30bn of his personal fortune.

Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2022: World's Top 15 Richest People 

Rank

Name

Total Net Worth

Country

1

Elon Musk

$235B

US

2

Jeff Bezos

$183B

US

3

Bernard Arnault

$168B

France

4

Bill Gates

$129B

US

5

Larry Page

$124B

US

6

Sergey Brin

$119B

US

7

Warren Buffet

$115B

US

8

Steve Ballmer

$108B

US

9

Larry Ellison

$99.5B

US

10

Gautam Adani

$88.5B

India

11

Mukesh Ambani

$87.9B

India

12

Changpeng Zhao

$86B

Canada

13

Mark Zuckerberg

$85B

US

14

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

$84.3B

France

15

Zhong Shanshan

$75.1B

China

Bloomberg Index 2022: Top 10 richest people in India

Rank

Name

Total Net Worth

10

Gautam Adani

$88.5B

11

Mukesh Ambani

$87.9B

38

Azim Premji

$33.8B

50

Shiv Nadar

$29.0B

75

Radhakishan Damani

$21.6 B

117

Cyrus Poonawalla

$16.5B

122

Dilip Shanghvi

$15.7B

133

Uday Kotak

$15.2B

150

Savitri Jindal

$13.5B

155

Kumar Birla

$13.3B

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