Anil Dhirubhai Ambani is one of the famous investors and business magnates of India. He is the chairperson of the Reliance Group comprising of Reliance power, Reliance Capital, Reliance communication and Reliance infrastructure.
In the year 2002, after the death of his father, Anil Ambani took over the responsibilities of the group with interests in Entertainment, Telecom, Financial service, Infrastructure and Power.
Early life and background
The eminent entrepreneur was born on 4th June in the year 19 59 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is the son of Dhirubhai Ambani, the famous businessman who founded Reliance industries in Bombay. The name of his mother is Kokilaben Ambani. His elder brother, Mukesh Ambani is also an famous business person. He has two sisters, Nina Kothari and Deepti Salgaonkar.
After receiving his former education, Anil Ambani joined the B.C College under Mumbai University to pursue a degree in bachelor of science. After completing that, he acquired a degree in MBA from “The Wharton School” under the University of Pennsylvania.
After finishing his MBA, Anil Ambani joined his father’s company, The Reliance group, in the year 1983. He used to work as the Co- Chief Executive Officer. He has originated many financial innovations in the capital markets in India, including the overseas capital markets.
Since the year 1991, under his exclusive leadership, Reliance Industry has been gathering around US$2 billion from the overseas economic markets. The 100-years Yankee bond was also inaugurated under his supervision. Along with his brother, he took the Reliance empire to great heights. Due to his hard work and brilliance, commoners started to consider Anil Ambani as a “Finance Wizard”.
With the support of the Samajwadi party, he was also selected as an independent member of the Rajya Sabha of Indian Parliament in the year 2004.
Apart from all these, Anil Ambani also serves as an investor. He is a prominent sponsor of the entertainment business. In the year 2005, he owned Adlabs Films and renamed it as the Reliance MediaWorks. He sponsored multiple movies under this banner.
Anil Ambani is known for his associations with several celebrities of Bollywood such as Subrata Roy and Amitabh Bachchan. He is also a fitness freak, known to participate in marathons.
He has also contributed largely to the betterment of the Indian society. He has formed Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad and many more.
This famous entrepreneur has achieved several awards, including ‘MTV Youth Icon of the Year’ in the year 2003, CEO of the Year 2004′ in the Platts Global Energy Awards and many more.
He was reported to be involved in a dispute with his brother over the supply of gas. This collision led to the split of the Reliance group in 2006. Thereafter, Anil Ambani launched the “Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group”.
Relationship and personal life
Anil Ambani is married to a former Bollywood actress named Tina Munim. The couple has two sons named Anshul Ambani and Anmol Ambani.
Anil Ambani – Net Worth
This popular business tycoon of India has an estimated net worth of $3.2 billion USD.
Anil Ambani and his family lives in a posh residence at Cuffe Parade. This Sea Wind building has 17 storeys. His another home, located at Pali Hill, is under construction. His new apartment consists of around 16,000 square feet. The budget of the house is estimated to be Rs 5,000 crore.