• Gautam Adani, the man who may soon be Asia's richest person, is a college dropout who survived the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack and was once reportedly kidnapped for $2 million

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Chairman and founder of the Adani Group Gautam Adani seen during the News18 Rising India Summit on February 25, 2019 in New Delhi, India. Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
    Indian tycoon Gautam Adani is close to becoming Asia's richest man on the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.
    As stocks in his companies rose Wednesday, Indian news outlets began placing him on the number one spot.
    Adani, a college dropout, worked as a diamond sorter and survived a kidnapping and terrorist attack.
    It's been a good year for Gautam Adani. The port tycoon, who hails from India, saw his fortune surge...
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