Adi Godrej’s profile picture

Adi Godrej

Adi Godrej’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $2.93 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Mumbai, India
Country: India
BirthDay: 3 April 1942
Sigh: Taurus
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BIOGRAPHY

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.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$3.3 Billion

2010

$5.2 Billion

2011

$7.3 Billion

2012

$2.4 Billion

2013

$3.6 Billion

2014

$3.5 Billion

2015

$4.8 Billion

2016

$2.2 Billion

2017

$2.5 Billion

2018

$2.93 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

As of 2017, he is the 814th richest person in the world with a net worth of US$ 2

2016

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

2012

and was elected as the president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2012-13

2011

He is the chairman of the Indian School of Business since April 2011

1942

Adi Burjorji Godrej (born 3 April 1942) is an Indian industrialist and businessman, head of the Godrej family, and chairman of the Godrej Group

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