Indian Businessman Overtakes Jeff Bezos As World's Second-Richest Person

Gautam Adani, a business tycoon from India, is now the second-richest person in the world.

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Bloomberg's Billionaire Index places Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, at No. 3 with an estimated $146.8 billion fortune.

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According to Bloomberg, when billionaire Adani moved up to third position last month, he became the first person from Asia to be ranked in the top three of the index.

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With an estimated $263.9 billion in wealth, Elon Musk continues to hold the title of richest man in the world.

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The founder and chairman of the Adani Group, an Indian industrial behemoth, has seen his fortune increase significantly and quickly this year.

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 Outpacing fellow businessmen Mukesh Ambani, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet on the index.

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According to Bloomberg, the business mogul started 2022 in position 14 on the list and moved up to position 2 in just a few months.

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Adani increased his wealth by $60.9 billion only this year, Bloomberg discovered, while others on the list saw losses.

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According to the Associated Press, Bill Gates, who is ranked No. 5 on the list, contributed $20 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in July.

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According to the AP, Warren Buffett, who is ranked No. 6 on the list, has already given more than $30 billion to the Gates Foundation.

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When Amazon shares fell on Tuesday as a result of fresh inflation data, Jeff Bezos' wealth decreased, allowing Adani to surpass him on the billionaire's index.

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