Mukesh Ambani India’s richest business tycoon is worth $22.3 billion. Let’s take a glimpse of the unknown facts about him:
- Hails from a Middle-Class family.
Born in a lower-middle-class family Ambani was raised in a two bedroom apartment in Mumbai. During his young days, Ambani used public transport for commuting.
- Interest in Hockey
During his childhood, Ambani lost focus on studies and was drawn towards Hockey.
- Industrial association since Childhood
Ambani studied along with Adi Godrej, Anand Mahindra and Anand Jain who happen to be leading business magnets today.
- Discontinued Post-Graduation
Ambani had to stop from pursuing his Masters in Business Administration as he had to join hands with his father Dhirubai Ambani to establish a Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) Manufacturing Plant.
- An introvert in nature
Ambani was a shy person in nature and is not comfortable addressing the crowd.
- Teetotaller and Pure Vegetarian
Ambani has never consumed alcohol in his life and also a pure vegetarian.
- Owns world’s most luxurious house
Ambani is the owner of the world’s most expensive residential property- Antilia located in South Mumbai estimated to be around $1 billion. Antilia has about 27 stories and more than 600 working staffs.
- Contributes about 5% of India’s GDP
Reliance industries contribute nearly 5% of India’s GDP.
- World’s largest refinery
Ambani’s custom-made refinery in Jamnagar, Gujarat has an installed capacity of 668000 barrels/day which happens to be world’s largest.
- Customised Vanity Van