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Mukesh Ambani

Managing Director

Reliance Industries Ltd

POSITION

Managing Director

COMPANY

Reliance Industries Ltd

COUNTRY

India

AGE

67 years

Website

Reliance Industries Ltd

Est. Net Worth

$44.3 Billion Forbes

SCENE

Business

SOCIAL

Twitter

What Makes Mukesh Ambani a Global Shaker?

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate who is the chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable company by market value. He holds a 44.7% stake in the company. Reliance Industries Limited deals mainly in refining, petrochemicals, and in the oil and gas sectors. Reliance Retail Ltd., another subsidiary, is the largest retailer in India.

He surpassed Jack Ma as Asia’s richest person with a net worth of $44.3 billion in July 2018. In 2016, he was ranked 38, and is the only Indian businessman, on Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful people

Through Reliance, he also owns the Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians. In 2012, Forbes named him one of the richest sports owners in the world.

As of 2015, Ambani ranked fifth among India’s philanthropists, according to China’s Hurun Research Institute.

Last updated: July 25, 2018