Mukesh Ambani, is one of the most successful businessmen in India. Currently, he is the Chairman and Managing Director of India's largest provate sector unit - Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL). He is married to Nita Ambani and they have 3 children. When on vacation, he likes to visit Kruger National Park in South Africa. He joined Reliance in 1981 and initiated Reliance's backward integration from textiles into polyester fibers and further into petrochemicals.
Mukesh Ambani is building a 27 story house called Antilla, at Altamount Road, Mumbai. The 400000 square feet home will have 6 levels of car parking, 3 helipads, 4 levels of open gardens, 2 levels of health club, home theatre, swimming pools, a ball room with the ceiling covered with crystal chandeliers, 9 elevators, an ice room and much more. The cost of the new home may touch $ 2 billion.
Mukesh Ambani gifted his Wife Nita Ambani a $60 million Airbus Plane on her 44th birthday. The customized jet had a master bedroom, fancy showers, game consoles, music systems, satellite TV, and wireless communication. Muku has made a strong statement, 'Live Life King Size'.
The Reliance Group has grown to sky heights wherein he has directed the creation of 60 new, world-class manufacturing facilities that have raised Reliance 's manufacturing capacities. He directed and led the creation of the world's largest grassroots petroleum refinery at Jamnagar, Gujarat, India integrated with petrochemicals, power generation, port and related infrastructure
Mukesh Ambani has set up one of the largest telecommunications companies in India in the form of Reliance Infocom Limited (now Reliance Communication). He has led Reliance into the retail business through its wholly owned subsidiary Reliance Retail which has now expanded into several domains such as Reliance Fresh, Reliance Trends, and Reliance Footprint etc. Under his leadership Reliance Retail has launched a new chain called Delight stores and also signed a letter of intent with NOVA Chemicals to make energy-efficient structures for Reliance Retail.
In his reign, Reliance Petroleum Limited has discovered several major oil and gas reserves in the KG Basin in 2006 and the KG - D6 project being the largest, which has turned out to be one of the lowest cost projects of its kind. Mukesh Ambani is also steering Reliance's initiatives in a world scale, offshore, deep water oil and gas exploration and production program, setting up of a second petroleum refinery at Jamnagar, development of infrastructure facilities and implementation of a pan-India organized retail network spanning multiple formats and supply chain infrastructure.