Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is one of the richest people in the world. Photo: Reuters
Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is one of the richest people in the world. Photo: Reuters

Dropout to diamonds: 4 major events that shaped Gautam Adani, the world’s third richest person – the Indian billionaire’s journey from leaving university and jewel sorting to surviving a terror attack

  • As Adani’s wealth has soared, he has overtaken Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Mukesh Ambani and Louis Vuitton’s Bernard Arnault to lie behind only Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos
  • After dropping out of Gujarat University, he worked at Mahindra Brothers in Mumbai – then survived the 2008 terrorist attacks at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is one of the richest people in the world. Photo: Reuters
Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is one of the richest people in the world. Photo: Reuters
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