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Indian entrepreneur Mr.Gautam Adani, Chief of Adani Group moved to the 5th position in the Forbe’s rich list with a total net worth of $122.3 billion. He replaced Mr.Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathway. Adani was surpassed Mr.Buffett by having almost $1 billion higher than Buffett's $121.7 billion.
Earlier this month, Mr.Adani entered the $100 billion wealth club and became the richest person of Asia.
As per the Forbe’s rich list, the top richest persons were - Elon Musk ($269.7 billion - CEO of Tesla), Jeff Bezos ($170.2 billion - Founder of Amazon), Bernard Arnault ($167.9 billion - CEO of Louis Vuitton), Bill Gates ($130.2 billion - Founder of Microsoft), Gautam Adani ($122.3 billion - Chairman of Adani Groups).
As per the data from the latest Hurun rich list, with $49 billion Mr.Adani added the most wealth in 2021 - i.e. he became the world's biggest wealth gainer.
In India, Mr.Adani was followed by Mr.Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Industries Ltd who has wealth of $104.7 billion.
Recently, Forbes magazine released 36th edition of Annual Billionaries list 2022 which has 2,668 billionaires with the total worth $12.7 trillion across the world. The countries - Barbados, Bulgaria, Estonia and Uruguay each gained their first billionaires ever.