Mukesh Ambani biography

Mukesh Ambani

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1957 –

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Who is Mukesh Ambani?

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate who is the Chairman, Managing Director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, a Fortune Global 500 company and India's second most valuable company by market value. He holds a 44.7 % stake in the company. He is the elder son of the late Dhirubhai Ambani and the brother of Anil Ambani. RIL deals mainly in refining, petrochemical and in oil & gas sectors. Reliance Retail Ltd., another subsidiary, is the largest retailer in India.

In 2010, he was included in Forbes's list of "68 people who matter most". As of 2013, he is India's richest man and second richest man in Asia. Ambani is listed as the 22nd richest person in the world with a personal wealth of $21.5 billion. He has retained his position as the India's richest person for the sixth year in a row. Through Reliance, he also owns the Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians. In 2012, Forbes named him as one of the richest sports owners in the world.

He has served on the board of directors of Bank of America Corporation and the international advisory board of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, one of the leading business schools in India.

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Born
Apr 19, 1957
Aden
Also known as
  • Mukesh D. Ambani
  • Shri Mukesh D. Ambani
  • Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Hinduism
Ethnicity
  • Vaishya
  • Gujarati people
  • Bania
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Bachelor's degree, Mumbai University Institute of Chemical Technology
    Chemical Engineering
  • University of Mumbai
  • Stanford University
Employment
  • President, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group
  • Managing Director, Reliance Industries
  • Reliance Fresh
  • Reliance Industries
    (1981 - )
Lived in
  • Gujarat
  • Mumbai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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