Born on April 19,1957 in Aden,Yemen But raised in Mumbai,Mukesh Ambani is the richest person in India and is one of the powerful personalities in the world. Mukesh Ambani’s net worth is 40.1 billion dollars, according to Forbes data released in March 2018. Other than his business advantages, he has more things to be explored.
Here are some interesting facts about this business tycoon:
After completing his early education at Hill Grange High School at Peddar Road, Mumbai, he received his BE degree in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology (UDCT), Matunga. In the 1980s, Mukesh Ambani was doing his MBAfrom Stanford University in California. However, he had to leave the MBA, and come back to India due to failing health of his dad. After he came back, he established the Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) Manufacturing Plant.
Considered to be some of the biggest business tycoons, Adi Godrej, Anand Mahindra Anand Jain and Mukesh Ambani studied in the same school and are also said to be best friends.
Everyone thinks about Mukesh Ambani’s connection with cricket as he owns Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians. But, during his school days, Mukesh Ambani used to play hockey and had also lost his interest in studies because of it.
Mukesh Ambani is also the only Indian businessman to get z level security which reportedly costs him around Rs 15 to 16 lakh per month.
Despite the fact he is the wealthiest individual in India, Mukesh is known for his modest behaviour. No matter how busy his schedule is, Mukesh spends Sundays with his mother, wife and children.
His company contributes almost 5% of the total tax revenue of India. In 2017, the company had assets of 110 billion USD.
Mukesh Ambani owns the world’s largest refinery. He had commissioned a refinery in Jamnagar, Gujarat and with an installed capacity 668000 barrels/day. In 2008, the capacity was increased to 1,240,000 barrels per day, thereby making it World’s largest oil refinery.
Mukesh Ambani earns an annual salary of Rs 15 crore, which has remained unchanged for the past ten years.
Mukesh Ambani owns the most expensive home in the planet – ‘Antilia’ situated in South Mumbai.It has 27 stories and more than 600 staff members. It has 3 helicopter pads and 6 underground floors for parking.
Mukesh Ambani is fond of cars and reportedly owns over 168 of them. This includes BMW 760LIwhich is completely bulletproof with an armour so strong that it can easily bear a bomb blast. The same car which is imported from Germany is used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also owns Mercedes-Maybach Benz S660 Guard, Aston Martin Rapide, Rolls Royce Phantom and Bentley Continental Flying Spur.
Mukesh Ambani is a nondrinker and has never tasted the alcohol in his life. He is also a pure vegetarian. His favorite food is daal-roti and chawal (pulses, rice and chapati). Mysore Cafe in Matunga, Mumbai is his favourite place to get dosas.