According to Forbes, Gautam Adani has become the second-richest person on the planet after Bernard Arnault from Louis Vuitton as well as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.

According to Forbes, his current net worth is $154.7 billion.

Elon Musk, with a net worth in excess of 273.5 billion is still the richest person.

Adani had also surpassed Arnault to take third place, just behind Musk and Bezos.

Arnault currently occupies third place with a family wealth of $153.5 billion. This is down $4.9 billion (or 3.08%) from yesterday.

Bezos is currently in fourth place, with a net worth $149.7billion, which is down $2.3 billion over yesterday.

Mukesh Ambani (CEO of Reliance Industries Ltd.), is eighth in the rankings with a net worth $92 billion.

Adani Group also has committed $70 billion to green energy infrastructure.