Indian Billionaire Gautam Adani set New Heights To Become The World’s Second-Richest Person now.

Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani surpassed LVMH chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault Friday

He is now the world's second-richest person with a net worth of $155.5 billion on Forbes’ Real-Time billionaire rankings, increasing $5.2 billion or 3.49% from yesterday

Adani has also overtaken Amazon chairman and founder Jeff Bezos 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk remains the world’s richest person with a net worth of $273.5 billion.

Adani became Asia’s richest person in February this year when he overtook fellow Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, whose current net worth of $93.4 places him at No. 8 in the world rankings.

Shares of of his Adani Power have soared threefold in the past year to 398.4 rupees ($4.9) in response to the rising demand for electricity.

Renewable energy firm Adani Green Energy also saw its share nearly doubling in the past year to 2,343.05 rupees ($29.2).

Adani Group will acquire shares in two listed cement companies-a 63.11% stake in Ambuja Cement and a 54.53% stake in ACC.