02 September 2008

Gautam Adani - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#91 Gautam Adani

Age: 45

Fortune: self made

Source: commodities, infrastructure

Net Worth: $9.3 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Ahmedabad , India

Industry: Engineering/Construction

Marital Status: married, 2 children

Education: Drop Out

College dropout, spurned father's textile trading business; imported scarce plastic polymers, then moved into commodity exports. Listed Adani in 1994. Diversified into infrastructure 1998, building Mundra Port, one of first private-sector ports, on western coast; listed it last November. Yoga fanatic.

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