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# 17 Gautam Adani 

$89.9B

Real Time Net Worth
as of 4/11/2024
$270 (0.00%)

# 17 Gautam Adani 

$89.9B

Real Time Net Worth
as of 4/11/2024
$270 (0.00%)
OccupationFounder and Chair, Adani Group
Source of WealthInfrastructure, Commodities
Age61
ResidenceAhmedabad, India
Marital StatusMarried
Children2
Age-Adjusted Net Worth$84.0B
Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani
India
Net worth: $89.9B

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Biography

Gautam Shantilal Adani was born on June 24, 1962, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
He is the founder and chairman of the Adani Group, a conglomerate with diverse interests in sectors such as ports, logistics, power, and infrastructure.
Gautam Adani started his business journey with a small trading firm, and in 1988, he established Adani Exports Limited, laying the foundation for the Adani Group.
Under his leadership, the Adani Group expanded significantly, becoming one of the largest infrastructure and logistics companies in India.
Adani's strategic vision led to the development of Mundra Port in Gujarat, which became India's largest commercial port.
The Adani Group expanded into power generation, transmission, and renewable energy, contributing to India's energy infrastructure.
Adani is actively involved in promoting renewable energy initiatives, and Adani Green Energy has become a major player in the renewable energy sector.
He has diversified the Adani Group's operations internationally, with projects in Australia, Bangladesh, and other countries.

How long would it take you to become as rich as Gautam Adani?

If you started with $10,000 and invested an additional $500 each month at a 44.41% CAGR, it would take you 5 years to reach Gautam Adani's net worth of $89.9B.

Is this realistic? It depends how closely the VIX-TA-Macro Advanced model performs to its history in the future. Since Grizzly Bulls launched on January 1, 2022, it's returned 38.63% compared to 10.38% for the S&P 500 benchmark.

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Gautam Adani is very wealthy, but what's stopping you from reaching that same level of success? As summarized in our five fundamental rules to wealth building, becoming wealthy in a modern capitalist economy is not complicated. There's actually only three variables:

  1. Your starting capital
  2. Your earnings after expenses
  3. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of your savings

Most people start with zero or very little, so if you weren't born into wealth, don't fret! The majority of the fortunate folks listed in our Grizzly Bulls’ Billionaires Index came from middle class or lower backgrounds. The most distinguishing characteristic of the group is their ability to consistently earn a high CAGR on their savings.

Every billionaire has a unique strategy to achieve high CAGR. For Gautam Adani, Infrastructure and Commodities are the primary sources. Whether you choose to invest your savings in your own businesses or the businesses of others is not as important. The salient piece of the puzzle is ensuring that your hard-earned savings are generating sufficient CAGR to reach your long term goals.

Most people simply invest their money in index funds and call it a day. There's nothing wrong with this approach, but it guarantees relative mediocrity. To achieve greatness, you need to invest your money to earn higher than average returns. In the long run, better investors will always finish ahead of better earners.

Source: Grizzly Bulls reporting

Methodology: Grizzly Bulls' Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world's billionaires and richest people. Grizzly Bulls strives to provide the most accurate net worth calculations available. We pull data from public equity markets, SEC filings, public real estate records, and other reputable sources.

The index is dynamic and updates daily at the close of U.S. stock market trading based on changes in the markets, economy, and updates to Grizzly Bulls' proprietary algorithm of personal wealth calculation. Stakes in public companies are tracked daily based on the relevant closing prices of the underlying securities. Additionally, stakes in private companies, cash, real estate, and other less easily valued assets are updated periodically through careful analysis of insider transactions, comparable public company sales / EBITDA multiples, etc.

Edited by: Lee Bailey