Gautam Adani becomes second richest man in the world: Report
In the top 10 list, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is the second Indian with a net worth of $92.2 billion
Billionaire tycoon Gautam Adani has now become the world's second richest man, replacing Bernard Arnault by a whisker on the Forbes list.
The Adani Group chairman's net worth now stands at $155.5 billion ( ₹12.37 lakh crore).
According to the Forbes Real Time Billionaires List, Adani's net worth rose by $5.2 billion, a hike of 3.49 per cent.
He is narrowly ahead of French tycoon Bernard Arnault and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Tesla founder Elon Musk continues to occupy the top position in the rich list.
In the top 10 list, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is the second Indian with a net worth of $92.2 billion.
The other billionaires in the top ten list include Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Warren Buffett, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
On August 30, Adani had surpassed Louis Vitton boss Arnault to become the world's third richest man. It was the first instance when an Asian was ranked among the top three billionaires.