India's richest man surpasses Bezos as world's second richest person

Gautam Adani, founder and chairperson of the Indian conglomerate Adani Group.

Adani Group surged in valued this week, hitting a record high, according to Bloomberg.

The conglomerate is India's largest port and airport operator, thermal coal producer and largest coal trader.

Listed Adani group companies are Adani Enterprises, Adani Green Energy, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, Adani Power, Adani Total Gas, and Adani Transmission.

Gautam Adani's net worth was $153.9 billion, compared to Arnault's net worth of $153.7 billion.

Adani is now just behind business magnate Elon Musk, according to Forbes' data. Elon Musk's net worth is way higher at $273.5 billion.

Adani is now just behind business magnate Elon Musk, according to Forbes' data. Elon Musk's net worth is way higher at $273.5 billion.