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

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Age: 64 Years
Caste: Modh Bania
Education: MBA

Mukesh Ambani house Antilia

Bio
Full NameMukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
NicknameMuku
ProfessionBusinessman
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 169 cm
in meters- 1.69 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6½”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 April 1957
Age (as of 2021)64 Years
BirthplaceAden, Colony of Aden (now Yemen)
Zodiac signAries
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, India
SchoolHill Grange High School, Peddar Road, Mumbai, India
CollegeInstitute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai, India
Stanford University, California, USA
Educational QualificationsBE degree in Chemical Engineering
MBA from Stanford University (discontinued)
FamilyFather- Dhirubhai Ambani (Indian Business Tycoon)
Mother- Kokilaben Ambani
Mukesh Ambani with his mother Kokilaben Ambani
Brother- Anil Ambani (Indian Businessman)
Dhirubhai Ambani (sitting) with his sons Mukesh (left) and Anil (right)
Sisters- Nina Kothari (Industrialist), Deepti Salgaonkar
Mukesh Ambani sisters Nina (right) and Deepti (left)
ReligionHinduism
CasteVaishya (Gujarati Modh Bania)
HobbiesReading, 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.
Favourite Things
FoodIdli Saambhar (South Indian Cuisine), Paanki (a Gujarati recipe), Dosa, Gujarati Cuisines, Roasted Groundnuts
Restaurant Mysore Cafe, Matunga, Mumbai
CarMaybach
ColourWhite
BusinessmanDhirubhai Ambani and Anand Mahindra
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date8 March 1985
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseNita Ambani
Mukesh Ambani with his wife Nita Ambani
ChildrenSons- Akash Ambani, Anant Ambani
Daughter- Isha Ambani
Mukesh Ambani with his wife and children
GrandchildrenHis 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
Money Factor
Salary (as of 2021)Rs. 15 crore/annum [1]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." [2]The Hindu
Net Worth (approx.)$49.2 billion (as in 2020) [3]The Economic Times
Cars CollectionBentley Flying Spur, Rolls Royce Phantom, Mercedes Benz S Class, Maybach 62, BMW 760li
Jet CollectionBoeing 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) [4]The Hindu

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. that 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. [5]The Economic Times