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Kokilaben Dhirubhai

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Real NameKokilaben Patel
Full NameKokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani
Nickname(s)Kokila, Mataji (fondly called by her family members)
ProfessionHomemaker
Famous ForBeing the wife of Dhirubhai Ambani
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 February 1934 [1]TOI
Age (as in 2018)84 Years
BirthplaceNawanagar State, British India (now Jamnagar, Gujarat, India) [2]Mudraa
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownNawanagar State, British India (now Jamnagar, Gujarat, India) [3]Mudraa
SchoolSajuba Girls’ High School, Jamnagar [4]Mudraa
College/UniversityN/A
Educational Qualification10th standard [5]Mudraa
ReligionHinduism
CastePatidar
Food HabitVegetarian
AddressAntilla, South Mumbai, India
Kokilaben Ambani's house Antilla
HobbiesReading, Singing [6]Mudraa, Travelling [7]TOI
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidowed
Affair/BoyfriendDhirubhai Ambani
Marriage DateYear 1955
Family
Husband/SpouseDhirubhai Ambani (m. 1932-till his death in 2002)
Kokilaben Ambani With Her Husband Dhirubhai Ambani
ChildrenSons- Mukesh Ambani, Anil Ambani
Dhirubhai Ambani (sitting) with his sons Mukesh (left) and Anil (right)
Daughters- Nina, Dipti
Kokilaben Ambani's daughters Nina (right) and Deepti (left)
Daughters-in-lawNita Ambani (Chairperson, Reliance Foundation)
Nita Ambani With Mukesh Ambani
Tina Ambani (Former Actress)
Tina Ambani With Anil Ambani
GrandchildrenGrandsons- Akash Ambani, Anant Ambani
Kokilaben Ambani's grandchildren from Mukesh Ambani - Anant Ambani (left), Isha Ambani (middle), and Akash Ambani (right)
Jai Anshul Ambani, Jai Anmol Ambani
Kokilaben Ambani's Grandsons from Anil Ambani - Jai Anmol Ambani (Back) And Jai Anshul Ambani (Front)
Granddaughter- Isha Ambani (Entrepreneur)
ParentsFather- Ratilal Jashraj Patel (Worked in a Telegraph Office)
Mother- Rukshmaniben (Homemaker) [8]Mudraa
SiblingsBrothers- 2 (Names Not Known)
Sisters- 2 (Names Not Known) [9]Mudraa
Favourite Things
Favourite Fashion Designers(s)Abu Jani- Sandeep Khosla, Sabyasachi Mukherjee
Favourite Destination(s)Switzerland, London
Favourite Temple(s)Dwarkadhish Temple in Jamnagar, Shrinathji Temple in Nathdwara [10]TOI
Favourite FoodChorwad meal of roti, dal, dhokli and aatyu [11]TOI
Favourite CarMercedes-Benz [12]TOI
Favourite ColourPink [13]TOI
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$2.9 billion (as in 2002)
₹18000 crore

Kokilaben Dhirubhai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kokilaben Ambani

  • Kokilaben was born into a middle-class Gujarati Family.
  • Her family was very much into education, as even in that era, her father had taken an interest in their studies.
  • After getting married to Dhirubhai Ambani, the couple shifted to Mumbai.

    Kokilaben Ambani and Dhirubhai Ambani in younger days

    Kokilaben Ambani and Dhirubhai Ambani in younger days

  • Dhirubhai played a big role in transforming her from a rural to an urban woman. He insisted her to join English classes so that she won’t have any issues in interacting with people in India and abroad.

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  • A multispeciality hospital called ‘Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital’ in Mumbai is named after her, which is considered amongst the topmost hospitals in India.

  • Being an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, she is a regular visitor of the Dwarkadhish Temple in Jamnagar and Shrinathji Temple in Nathdwara. She also arranges Bhagwat, Ramayana, Mahabharat and other Kathas under the leadership of a Hindu spiritual leader, Ramesh Bhai Oza.
  • In 2016, she received Padma Vibhushan award; conferred to her husband.

    Kokilaben Ambani receiving Padma Vibhushan award conferred on her husband

    Kokilaben Ambani receiving Padma Vibhushan award conferred on her husband

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