Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani

Chairman & Managing Director of Reliance Industries

Personal Stats

NameMukesh Ambani
RoleBusinessman
IndustryMultiple
Net Worth$111 Billion

About Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian billionaire business magnate and the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a Fortune Global 500 company and India's most valuable company by market value. Ambani took over the reins of the company after his father's death in 2002 and has since expanded its operations into various sectors, including petrochemicals, refining, oil and gas exploration, retail, and telecommunications.


Businesses Owned

  • Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)
  • Reliance Retail
  • Reliance Fresh
  • Reliance Smart
  • Reliance Trends
  • AJIO
  • Reliance Digital.
  • Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio)
  • JioFiber
  • JioTV
  • JioCinema
  • JioSaavn
  • JioMart
  • Reliance Petroleum
  • Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Limited (RIIL)
  • Reliance Life Sciences
  • Reliance Logistics
  • Reliance Solar
  • Reliance E-Commerce Ventures
  • Reliance MediaWorks
  • Reliance Strategic Investments Limited
  • Reliance Foundation
  • Reliance Brands Limited
  • Network18 Media & Investments Limited
  • CNBC-TV18
  • CNN-News18
  • Moneycontrol
  • Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Limited

Early Life

Mukesh Ambani's early life is marked by his dedication and strategic insight, which paved the way for his role in transforming Reliance Industries into a global powerhouse.

  • Born on April 19, 1957, in Aden, Yemen.
  • Relocated to India in 1958, the family moved back to India, settling in Mumbai.
  • Dhirubhai Ambani established a small textile trading firm, which later grew into Reliance Industries.
  • Attended Hill Grange High School at Peddar Road, Mumbai and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Matunga, Mumbai.
  • Enrolled in an MBA program at Stanford University but dropped out in 1980 to help his father in the family business.
  • Worked on various projects within Reliance, gaining experience in different sectors, including petrochemicals, refining, oil and gas exploration, and telecommunications.
  • One of his major early contributions was overseeing the construction of the Patalganga petrochemical plant, which marked the beginning of Reliance's major industrial ventures.
  • Mukesh inherited his father's vision and strategic thinking, which were instrumental in expanding Reliance Industries into a global conglomerate.

Family

Mukesh Ambani is very close to his family, and he is often seen with his wife and children moving around.

  • He was born to Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani.
  • He has one younger brother, Anil Ambani, and two sisters, Nina Kothari and Deepti Salgaocar.
  • Married to Nita Ambani, who is a philanthropist and the chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation.
  • He has 3 children
  • Akash Ambani, who is a twin to Isha Ambani, studied Economics at Brown University. He is the chairman of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.
  • Isha Ambani, who studied Psychology and South Asian Studies at Yale University, has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is the director at Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail.
  • Anant Ambani, who is the youngest, is actively involved in the family business and serves on the board of Jio Platforms.

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