Adani vs Buffett: This year, Adani’s wealth grew about two and a half times faster than Buffett’s and now the gap between the two has remained very less.
Adani vs Buffett: Veteran businessman Gautam Adani’s wealth has increased tremendously this year and he has overtaken Google’s founders Larry Page and Sergey Bin. Adani is currently the sixth richest person in the world with a net worth of $ 11.8 thousand crore (Rs 9 lakh crore). Only two rich people in the top 10 of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a list of the world’s richest 500 people, have increased their wealth this year, Gautam Adani and Warren Buffett. In this also, if we talk about this year, then the wealth of Adani has increased by about two and a half times this year compared to Buffett.
Veteran investor Warren Buffett is the fifth richest person in the world with a net worth of $ 12.7 thousand crore (Rs 9.68 lakh crore). Now Adani is only $ 900 million (Rs 68.6 thousand crore) behind Buffett. Buffett’s wealth increased by $ 1760 million (Rs 1.34 lakh crore) in 2022, while Adani’s wealth increased by $ 4110 million (Rs 3.13 lakh crore). Tesla’s owner Elon Musk is the world’s richest person with a net worth of $25.1 thousand crore (Rs 19.14 lakh crore), that is, behind Adani Musk about $ 13.3 thousand crore (Rs 10.14 lakh crore).
Adani Group shares increased Adani’s wealth
Gautam Adani’s business is spread across clean energy, airports and power plants and the rise in the shares of listed companies added to his wealth. The prices of many companies have doubled this year. Shares of Adani Green Energy rose by 111.21 per cent to Rs 2,842.05 on the domestic benchmark index BSE today, Adani Enterprises rose 27.15 per cent to Rs 2,181.15, Adani Total Gas rose 42.60 per cent to Rs 2,488.00, Adani Power by 117.47 per cent. With a rise of Rs 220.30, Adani Transmission gained 56.30 per cent to Rs 2,695.95 and Adani Wilmar gained 131.20 per cent to Rs 613.15.
Mukesh Ambani out of top 10
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance, is not even in the top 10 richest people in the world. Ambani’s wealth is estimated at $ 9520 million (Rs 7.26 lakh crore) and he is on the 11th place in the list of these rich. Ambani’s wealth has increased by only $ 5250 million (Rs 40 thousand crore) this year, which is about eight times less than the increase in Adani’s wealth this year.