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Gautam Adani Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family & More

Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani Biography

Gautam Shantilal Adani is an Indian billionaire industrialist, who is the founder and chairman of the Adani Group, a multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India.

Gautam Shantilal Adani was born in 24 June 1962 in a Gujarati Jain family. Adani educated at Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya school in Ahmedabad. He enrolled for a bachelor’s degree in commerce at Gujarat University, but dropped out after the second year. Adani was keen on business, but not his father’s textile business. Gautam Adani family members are Shantilal Adani (father) and Shantaben Adani (mother) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He has 7 siblings. His parents had migrated from the town of Tharad in the northern part of Gujarat. His father was a small textile merchant.

Gautam Adani Biography

Full Name Gautam Shantilal Adani
Profession Businessman (Chairman, Founder of Adani Group)
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 167cm
in meters- 1.67m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 24 June 1962 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023) 61 Years
Birthplace Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Ahmedabad, India
School Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidyalaya School, Ahemdabad, India
College/ University Gujarat University, India
Educational Qualification Started Bachelors in Commerce (Dropped Out in 2nd Year)
Family Father- Shantilal Adani
Mother- Shanta Adani
Brother- Vinod Adani
Religion Jainism
Hobbies Aviation, Reading books
Marital Status Married
Wife Priti Adani (Dental Surgeon, Managing Trustee in the Adani Group of Companies)
Children Sons- Karan Adani, Jeet Adani
Net Worth $146.8 billion

 

Some Facts About Gautam Adani

  • Gautam was born in a Gujarati Bania family with a business background as his father was into textile business.
  • Since his childhood, he was not interested in academics and was a school as well as a university drop out.
  • At the age of 18, he went to Mumbai and worked as a diamond sorter at Mahindra Brothers for two years over there.
  • Later, after gaining some experience, he established his own diamond brokerage business at Zaveri Bazaar in Mumbai, India.
  • He then returned to Ahmedabad after his elder brother, Mahasukh Adani, asked him to help in setting his newly purchased plastic factory.
  • He also founded the Adani Power Ltd(APL) and has established thermal power plant with the capacity of 4620 MW, which is the largest private thermal power producer in the country.
  • Gautam married to Priti Adani, a dentist and managing trustee of the Adani Foundation.
  • In 2014, his established foundation was awarded the 3rd Annual Greentech CSR Award.

Gautam Adani Personal life

Gautam Adani is married to Priti Adani. The couple have two sons, Karan Adani and Jeet Adani. In January 1998, Adani and an associate, Shantilal Patel, were allegedly abducted and held hostage for ransom. Two former gangsters Fazl-ur-Rehman and Bhogilal Darji, were accused of the kidnapping. They were acquitted in an Indian court in 2018, after Adani and Patel did not show up for depositions, despite multiple summons by the court.

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