Some Lesser Known and Interesting Facts about Mukesh Ambani

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Facts about Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries is known as the richest man of India. However, year 2020 marked as a game changer for him. Due to huge investments from various big companies across the world in JIO, Mukesh Ambani entered the top 10 list of Forbes Richest people in the world.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 7th Richest person

Let’s have a look at some lesser known interesting facts about Mukesh Ambani.

Muklesh Ambani was born in Yemen on 19th April, 1957.

Mukesh Ambani Facts

As on 26th January, 2021, his net worth is $ 75 billion. Investments from various big companies across the world in JIO played a significant role in giving huge boost to his net worth.

Mukesh Ambani Facts

He is 12th richest man in the world. Recently, he even climbed up to the 4th position on the top 10 list of Forbes Richest people in the world for a brief period of time!

Mukesh Ambani Facts

After Mukesh Ambani’s birth in 1957, his parents Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani, returned to India in 1958.

Mukesh Ambani Facts

Mukesh Ambani, who inherited the business from his father Dhirubhai Ambani, has managed to take it to new heights based on his own talent and strategic understanding.

Played Instrumental Role in Starting Reliance Petroleum:

Mukesh Ambani Facts

Mukesh Ambani has a degree in chemical engineering. After that while he was pursuing MBA in a foreign university, his father called him back and entrusted him with key responsibility in starting Reliance Petroleum. As we know, Reliance’s main plant, which is located in Jamnagar is one of the largest petroleum refinery plants in the world. Mukesh Ambani played an instrumental role in setting up the petrochemicals business of Reliance brand which was earlier known as a textile company only.

Strict Vegetarian, No Alcohol and Bollywood Fan:

Mukesh Ambani Facts

In one of the interviews, Mukesh Ambani mentioned that he is a strict vegetarian. In addition to this he also abstains from consuming alcohol. He admitted that idli sambar happens to be his favourite dish. Mukesh Ambani is an ardent fan of Bollywood movies. His love for Bollywood is also reflected from the guests who attend various functions organised by his family.

Only Businessmen to Have Z+ Security Cover:

Mukesh Ambani Facts

In India, Z+ is the highest security category provided to any individual by the Government. Mukesh Ambani was the first and only businessman/industrialist to get Z+ security protection from Indian Government.

Lives in World’s Most Expensive Private Residence – Antilia:

Mukesh Ambani Facts

Mukesh Ambani’s residence ‘Antilia’ is world’s most expensive private residence. He moved to this residence in year 2012. Antilia is a 27-storey building located in South Mumbai and is spread across an area of 4 lakh square feet. As of November 2014, it was valued at $2 billion.

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