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Right now Gautam adani at no. 2 becomes world’s 2nd richest man with net worth of 155 billion dollars by surpassing Jeff bezoz who has a whopping net worth of 136 billion dollar and Bernard Arnault & family who has 154 billion dollars with them.

According to Forbes real-time billionaire list, Adani went past Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to claim the second spot earlier today. He was then locked in a close contest with French businessman Bernard Arnault for the second spot. As per the current list, Arnault has gone past Adani again to settle at the second position.

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Gautam Adani, India’s and Asia’s second-richest person, added $49 billion to his wealth last year – more than the net addition of wealth by the top three global billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault, the 2022 M3M Hurun Global Rich List said on Wednesday.

Mukesh Ambani, who runs the oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries, continues to be the richest Indian with a wealth of $103 billion, a 24 per cent rise year on year.

Adani, the head of the ports-to-energy conglomerate Adani Group, is a close second, with his wealth surging 153 per cent to $81 billion.

In the last 10 years, while Ambani’s wealth has grown 400 per cent, Adani has seen a 1,830 per cent increase, the list said.

HCL’s Shiv Nadar is ranked third with USD 28 billion wealth, followed by Serum Institute’s Cyrus Poonawalla (USD 26 billion) and steel magnate Lakshmi N Mittal ($25 billion).

“Gautam Adani, 59, is the biggest gainer in the M3M Hurun Global List 2022 and added USD 49 billion to his wealth last year,” M3M Hurun Global Rich List said in a statement. His net wealth addition is “more than top three global billionaires such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault.” 

After listing renewable energy company Adani Green, his wealth increased nearly five times to $81 billion from $17 billion in 2020.

Ambani’s wealth grew by USD 20 billion in 2021, it said.

Nykaa founder Falguni Nayar ($7.6 billion) is the wealthiest new entrant in the Hurun Global Rich List 2022.

The statement said that the 2022 M3M Hurun Global Rich List ranked 3,381 billionaires from 2,557 companies and 69 countries.