"He has retained his position as the world's richest Indian for the sixth year in a row"


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Mukesh Ambani
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Chairman&Mg.Dir.of Reliance Industries;Mumbai;India
Born19 April 1957 (age 55)
AdenYemen[1]
ResidenceMumbai, MaharashtraIndia
NationalityIndian
EthnicityIndian-Gujarati
Alma materUniversity of Bombay
OccupationChairman&Mg.Dir.Reliance Industries
DirectorBank of America
Net worthIncrease US$ 21.5 billion (2012)[2]
ReligionHinduBania
Spouse(s)Nita Ambani
ChildrenAkash, Anant, Isha[3]
ParentsDhirubhai Ambani
Kokilaben Ambani
RelativesAnil Ambani (Brother)
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Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani (born on 19 April 1957) is an Indian business magnate who is the chairman and CEO of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), the foremost company of the Indian energy and materials conglomerate Reliance Group.[4] The company was ranked 99th in Fortune Global 500 and is India's most valuable company by market value and second-largest Indian company by turnover.[5][6] Ambani remains the largest individual shareholder, with 44.7 percent stake in RIL.[7]
In 2010, he was named among the most powerful people in the world by Forbes in its list of "68 people who matter most"[8] As of 2013, he is India's richest man, second richest man in Asia[9]Ambani is listed as the 22nd richest person in the world with a personal wealth of $21.5 billion. He has retained his position as the world's richest Indian for the sixth year in a row.[10] He is a member of the board of directors of Bank of America Corporation and the international advisory board of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also the chairman of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, one of the premier business schools in the country.
In 2012, Forbes named him the richest sports owner [11] in the world. He co-owns the Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians.[12]

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