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

The Indian tycoon Gautam Adani is nearly Asia’s richest man on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. As stocks in his companies rose Wednesday, Indian news outlets began placing him in the No. 1 spot. Adani, a college dropout, worked as a diamond sorter and survived a kidnapping and terrorist attack. Loading Something is loading. It’s been…