58-year old Adani saw his wealth almost double to $32 billion, estimatedly, pulling him up by 20 ranks. The jump in value was on the back of Adani Green Energy growing to a $20 billion valuation, according to the Hurun Rich List 2021.Globally, Gautam Adani is 48th on the list and in India he ranks second after Reliance Industries’ Mukesh Ambani.Vinod Shantilal Adani was the biggest gainer within the family with a 128% jump in his estimated net worth, which hit $9.8 billion, as per Hurun’s report.The founder of Indian IT services behemoth HCL, 75-year old Nadar saw this net worth increase by $10 billion. This was led by a 66% increase in the share price of the software and services giant HCL, according to the report.His daughter, Roshni Nadar, was appointed as the chairman of HCL Technologies in July 2020.He may not be the richest man in India, but he is the richest IT billionaire.The Mahindra & Mahindra chairman is another Indian billionaire who saw his wealth double in 2020. The company is looking at manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) in India and capitalising on the green energy wave.The founder of Byju’s saw his estimated net worth double in 2020 as the ed-tech startup reached a new high as a learning solution to COVID-19 lockdowns. The Infosys co-founder saw his net worth increase 35% this past year. His son-in-law Rishi Sunak, 40, is the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer — the most powerful person in the British government after the prime minister, according to Hurun.The founder of the financial services app, Zerodha, Nithin Kamath saw his wealth increase by 90% in 2020. He is one of the younger Indian billionaires on the list at 41 years old.The chairman and MD of cycle manufacturer Hero Cycles, made it onto the list for the first time with $1.2 billion. The surge in his estimated net worth is believed to be a result of the increase of e-bike demand in India, according to the report.The founder and chairman of pharmaceutical major Divi’s Laboratories, Murali Divi, also made his debut onto the Hurun Rich List 2021. The company’s stock hit a record high on February 8.The 69-year old Indian scientist-turned drugmaker doubled his wealth during the coronavirus pandemic. However, Hurun’s estimated net worth only pegs a 61% jump.Kumar Mangalam Birla, the 53-year old at the helm of the global conglomerate Aditya Birla Group saw his wealth surge by 61% to $9.2 billion.The powerhouse behind Jindal Steel and Power also made his way onto the Hurun Rich List 2021. As the lockdown was COVID-19 restrictions were eased in many parts of the country, Jindal Steel and Power reportedly saw an 80% jump in output.The CEO and co-founder of IndiaMART, Dinesh Chandra Agarwal, found a way to make money despite the coronavirus pandemic crippling the company’s cash flow.IndiaMART today has over 119 million registered buyers, and Agarwal claims that more than half of them are repeat buyers.