Mukesh Ambani Net Worth: $21.2 Billion
Mukesh Ambani is India’s richest person and has a net worth of $21.2 billion. He is the eldest son of the Bombay business tycoon Dhirumbhai Ambani. His younger brother, Anil Ambani, is also a business tycoon and together, the two brothers make up one of the richest families in the world. Mukesh Ambani and his three siblings began life in a humble home and then moved to a 14-storey apartment complex where Anil and Mukesh lived with their families until recently. Now, Mukesh Ambani lives in the most expensive residential building in the world, which took $2 billion to construct, and has a full-time staff of 600 employees to maintain the complex. Mukesh Ambani graduated with a Chemical Engineering degree and enrolled in Stanford University for his MBA. However, he dropped out after only one year and joined his father’s business at the age of 24.
How did Mukesh Ambani make his money?
Even though Mukesh Ambani is one of those few lucky men who are born with a silver spoon in their mouth, he is not to be taken lightly. The business tycoon has won and kept the title of ‘Richest Man in India’ for nine years even though his riches have gone down by $4.9 billion! Mukesh expanded his father’s Reliance Industries and made it a global business. Then, he put his attention toward the petrochemical and telecommunications industries. He established Reliance Industries Ltd which is made up of Reliance Retail, Reliance Communications, etc. He also owns the Indian Premier League Cricket team, The Mumbai Indians.