"My mother! She is an accomplished lady who taught me and my siblings’ wisdom, tolerance, generosity, patience, and responsibility towards not only our family but the entire nation too”- Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani Birth Anniversary: Mukesh Ambani is undoubtedly one of the greatest entrepreneurs in the history of trading and business. Through his tactics and wisdom, he has changed the complete face of Indian Industries and also helped to elevate the Indian economy. He is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries. According to Forbes World Billionaire’s List, he is successfully placed on the 10th rank. He religiously followed his father Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani’s footsteps and built a strong foundation for Reliance Industries.
The son of a rich noble family got the business management skills, revolutionary attitude, faith in teamwork, and a helping attitude from his father while disciplining, determination, and Nationalist attitude from his mother Kokilaben Ambani to whom he was the closest among the family members.
Mukesh‘s Reliance Industries business is spread across sectors such as refining, petrochemical, oil, gas, and retail. Along with the industry, he also owns the Mumbai Indians Twenty-Twenty team, a cricket team under the Indian Premier League (IPL)
Mukesh Ambani’s family lived in a two-room house in Bhuleshwar, Mumbai in 1970’s but later Dhirubhai bought a 14-floor building (Sea Wind) in the Colaba area of Mumbai where Mukesh and other members of the Ambani family lived for many years.
Mukesh is the elder brother of Anil Ambani, the son of the late Dhirubhai Ambani, the founder of Reliance and the chairman of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group.
He completed his early education at Hill Grange High School in Peddar Road, Mumbai. Here Mukesh‘s close friend Anand Jain was his classmate and his younger brother Anil Ambani also studied in this school. From schooldays itself he welcomed challenges and ambitious.
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Mukesh D. Ambani, a graduate in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, started an MBA program at Stanford University in the US.
When the Indira Gandhi government started the PFY (Polyester filament yarn), then Reliance also submitted its claim for the license and succeeded in getting licenses between Tata, Birla and 43 more veterans.
Dhirubhai Ambani called Mukesh from his studies in between the MBA for the construction of a PFA (Polyester filament yarn) factory. He left his studies and came to India and started building the factory in the year 1981.
Now, under the leadership of Mukesh Ambani, Reliance established ‘Reliance Infocomm Limited (now Reliance Communication Limited), one of the largest telecom companies in India.
Also, in 2008, his company ‘Reliance Industries’ bought a cricket team worth $111.9 million (Mumbai Indians) in ‘The Indian Premier League.’
He served on the board of directors of ‘Bank of America Corporation’ and on the ‘International Advisory Board of the Council on Foreign Relations.’ He has also served as the chairman of the ‘Board of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore’ (IIMB).
He played a significant role in establishing the world’s largest petroleum refinery at Jamnagar (Gujarat) at the basic level.
Now Mukesh Ambani lives with his family in the world’s most expensive 400,000-square-foot building ‘Antilla’ in South Mumbai.