Adi Godrej was bornon 3 April 1942 in Mumbai, India, India. Adi Godrej is #807 in List Billionaires People In The World. Patriarch Adi Godrej chairs the 120-year-old Godrej Group, a $4.6 billion (revenue) consumer-goods conglomerate. He also oversees Godrej Consumer Products, which boosted its presence in Africa with the acquisition of 3 personal-care companies in Zambia, Senegal and Kenya. His son Pirojsha was recently elevated as chairman of listed real estate developer Godrej Properties sparking speculation about succession. The Godrej group was established by lawyer Ardeshir Godrej, who gave up his profession to make locks in 1897. His brother Pirojsha went on to acquire a vast parcel of land in suburban Mumbai that remains the family's biggest asset to this day. An MIT grad, Adi returned home to join the family business in 1963 and took charge as chairman in 2000.
As of 2017, he is the 814th richest person in the world with a net worth of US$ 2
Over the years, he has been a recipient of several awards and recognitions:He was married to socialite and philanthropist, Parmeshwar Godrej until her death in October 2016, and has three children
and was elected as the president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2012-13
He is the chairman of the Indian School of Business since April 2011
Adi Burjorji Godrej (born 3 April 1942) is an Indian industrialist and businessman, head of the Godrej family, and chairman of the Godrej Group