Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani


Gautam Adani, who is Chairman and founder of Adani Group, born on 24 June 1962, In Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Family Background:

His father Santilal Adani, he had a textile business, and mother Shanta Adani. He has seven siblings. Gautam comes from Gujarati Jain Bania family.

Personal Life:

Gautam Adani married to Priti Adani. The couple has two sons.

Gautam AdaniEducation:

He completed his school from Sheth Chimanlal Nagindas Vidhyalaya in Ahmedabad. He entered in Gujarat University to earn bachelor’s degree in commerce but After the second year, He dropped out.

He was interested in family business, He moved to Mumbai, where he working as a diamond sorter with Mahindra Brothers for two years. He set up his own diamond business in Mumbai. but his elder brother Mahsukh Adani called him back to Ahmedabad to run his newly purchased plastic factory. They started working with dealing in PVC, a key raw material for manufacturing plastic.

In 1988, Adani established the Adani Enterprises Limited, later known as Adani Export Ltd, and started dealing with agricultural commodities and power. In 1991, Because of economic liberalization policies, the growth of the business leading to the vast portfolio of Adani Exports. Adani also founded the Adani Power Ltd, the arm of Adani group.

Adani Foundation was founded in 1966 which was registered under the Bombay Public Charity trust act of 1950 and societies registration act 1860. The Adani Foundation served across many states. Thay is operational close to six states of the country such as states of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha.

Unknown facts.

  • In March 2011, He was the sixth richest person in the India.
  • His garage filled many a BMW  including BMW7 series.


Adani faced many controversies during an election.

  • He had accused of supporting to Narendra Modi for his campaign in Bhartiya Janata Party and also claiming on media that he had bo special favor with Modi.
  • It was claimed the NDA Government was Favoring Adani by forgiven off Rs 200 crore fine on Adani port and SEZ.


  • In 2007, He received the Excellent in Management award.

What can we learn from him?

Like Gautam Adani, Never afraid to take the risk in life. No one becomes a successful person by born, If you want became the successful person you have to work hard.

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