June 14, 2024

Mukesh Ambani Age, Caste, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Quick Info→Age: 65 Years→Education: MBA→Caste: Modh Bania

Mukesh Ambani house Antilia

Full Name Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
Nickname Muku
Profession Businessman
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 169 cm
in meters- 1.69 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6½”
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 19 April 1957
Age (as of 2022) 65 Years
Birthplace Aden, Colony of Aden (now Yemen)
Zodiac sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, India
School Hill Grange High School, Peddar Road, Mumbai, India
College Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai, India
Stanford University, California, USA
Educational Qualifications BE degree in Chemical Engineering
MBA from Stanford University (discontinued)
Family FatherDhirubhai Ambani (Indian Business Tycoon)
MotherKokilaben Ambani
Mukesh Ambani with his mother Kokilaben Ambani
BrotherAnil Ambani (Indian Businessman)
Dhirubhai Ambani (sitting) with his sons Mukesh (left) and Anil (right)
SistersNina Kothari (Industrialist), Deepti Salgaocar
Mukesh Ambani sisters Nina (right) and Deepti (left)
Religion Hinduism
Caste Vaishya (Gujarati Modh Bania)
Hobbies Reading, Hanging out with friends, Watching movies, Jungle adventure, Listening to old Hindi songs, swimming, doing long-walks
Controversies • He is often criticized for manipulating bureaucrats.
• In 2004, he was criticized for his feud with his younger brother, Anil Ambani, for control over Reliance Industries.
Food Idli Saambhar (South Indian Cuisine), Paanki (a Gujarati recipe), Dosa, Gujarati Cuisines, Roasted Groundnuts
Restaurant Mysore Cafe, Matunga, Mumbai
Car Maybach
Colour White
Businessman Dhirubhai Ambani and Anand Mahindra
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 8 March 1985
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Nita Ambani
Mukesh Ambani with his wife Nita Ambani
Children SonsAkash Ambani, Anant Ambani
DaughterIsha Ambani
Mukesh Ambani with his wife and children
Grandchildren • His son Akash Ambani and daughter-in-law Shloka Mehta welcomed their first child together, a son, on 10 December 2020.
Mukesh Ambani holding his newborn grandson in his lap
• On 19 November 2022, his daughter, Isha Ambani, gave birth to twins, a boy named Krishna and a girl named Aadiya. Reportedly, the delivery took place in the United States. [1]The Indian Express
Money Factor
Salary (as of 2021) Rs. 15 crore/annum [2]The Hindu

Note: He voluntarily gave up remuneration in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In its annual report, Reliance said Mr. Ambani’s remuneration for financial year 2020-21 was “nil.” [3]The Hindu

Net Worth (approx.) $100.6 billion (as of October 2021) [4]The Indian Express
Cars Collection Bentley Flying Spur, Rolls Royce Phantom, Mercedes Benz S Class, Maybach 62, BMW 760li

Note: In 2022, he bought an ultra-luxury Rolls Royce SUV that costs Rs. 13.14 crore. According to Regional Transport Office (RTO) officials, this was one of the most expensive car purchases ever in the country. [5]NDTV

Jet Collection Boeing Business Jet 2, Falcon 900EX, Airbus 319 Corporate Jet
House/Estate • A 27-story house, Antilia, worth $1 billion (approx.)

• Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom (Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd bought this iconic country club and luxury golf resort of Britain for 57 million pounds (about Rs. 592 crore) [6]The Hindu Reportedly, he bought this property for his for older son Akash Ambani. [7]NDTV

• A beach-side villa in Dubai – Reportedly, he bought this for $80 million, the city’s biggest ever residential property deal, for his youngest son, Anant Ambani. [8]NDTV

• Palm Jumeirah mansion – He bought this beach-side villa in Dubai for about $163 million from the family of Kuwaiti tycoon Mohammed Alshaya. [9]NDTV

• Mandarin Oriental – In January 2022, Mukesh Ambani’s wholly-owned arm Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings bought this hotel in New York, United States with a deal that valud close to $270 million (nearly Rs 2000 crores). Located at Columbus Circle in midtown Manhattan, this 248-room property, towering over Central Park, is frequented by celebrities and hedge fund billionaires. [10]GQ India

Mukesh Ambani

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mukesh Ambani

  • Does Mukesh Ambani smoke?: No
  • Does Mukesh Ambani drink alcohol?: No
  • He was born in a lower-middle-class family to Kokilaben and Dhirubhai Ambani.
  • He lived in a two-bedroom apartment along with his parents and siblings in a modest area in Mumbai.
  • He loved hockey in his schooldays.
  • Anand Jain, Adi Godrej, and Anand Mahindra were his schoolmates and are some of his best friends.
  • At the age of 17 or 18, his father made him a Board Member.
  • He is considered as a nervous public speaker.
  • He discontinued his MBA from Stanford University in 1980 as his father called him to join him in establishing a PFY manufacturing plant.
  • He established the world’s largest refinery on 14 July 1999 at Jamnagar in Gujarat.

    Jamnagar Refinery

    Jamnagar Refinery

  • In 2005, Reliance was divided between Mukesh Ambani and his younger brother Anil Ambani after three years of the death of their father.
  • He started a super-market chain- Reliance Fresh in 2006, and by 2014, it grew to more than 700 stores throughout India.

    A Reliance Fresh Outlet

    A Reliance Fresh Outlet

  • He loves to wear a white shirt and dark trousers with a tie on most of the occasions.
  • He loves branded cars and has a huge collection of them. His favorite car is Maybach.

    Mukesh Ambani's Maybach Car

    Mukesh Ambani’s Maybach Car

  • He has a collection of Private Jet planes and has gifted an Airbus to his wife on her 44th birthday.
  • He owns world’s most expensive house- Antilia (27 story house in South Mumbai) worth $1 billion with 600 staffs.

    Mukesh Ambani's house Antilia

    Mukesh Ambani’s house Antilia

  • He is considered the richest Indian in the world.
  • He owns a vanity van worth more than 25 Crores.

    Mukesh Ambani's Vanity Van

    Mukesh Ambani’s Vanity Van

  • During an interview, he revealed that he never carries cash or credit cards as somebody always paid for him. He said, “Money has never meant much to me.. I abhor the labels and the titles that all of you refer to me.”
  • On 22 April 2020, he became the richest person in Asia after a deal with Mark Zuckerberg‘s Facebook Inc. which bought about 10% of Jio platforms. With a net worth of $49.2 billion, he surpassed China’s Jack Ma as Asia’s richest person. [11]The Economic Times
  • On 27 June 2022, Mukesh Ambani resigned from the board of Reliance Jio and handed over the reins of the company to his elder son Akash Ambani. [12]The Hindu



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