Mukesh Ambani, the richest man of India and Chairman of Reliance Industries, turned 63 on 19th April 2020. He was born in Yemen on 19th April, 1957.
As on 31st March 2020, his net worth was $ 48 billion. However, due financial markets crash on account of coronavirus, there has been a significant decline in his net worth.
He is still the 17th richest man in the world. Today on the occasion of his birthday we will share some interesting facts related to Mukesh Ambani.
After Mukesh Ambani’s birth in 1957, his parents Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani, returned to India in 1958.
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 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:
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:
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’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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