Gautam Adani now world’s 4th richest (net worth of $115.5 billion); surpasses Bill Gates

Adani Group chief Gautam Adani has become the world’s 4th richest person with a net worth of $115.5 billion, surpassing Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, according to Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires List.

  • As per Forbes data, Adani’s fortune surged by $2.9 billion, thanks to sharp run-up in Adani Group stocks.
  • The rankings of billionaires shuffled after Microsoft founder Bill Gates last week announced $20 billion donation of his wealth to his non-profit organisation – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.