Indian rags-to-riches business tycoon who founded Reliance Industries.
Dhirubhai Ambani was born on 28 December 1932 at Kukaswada near Chorwad, Junagadh (now the state of Gujarat, India) to Hirachand Gordhanbhai Ambani and Jamnaben in a Modh family of modest means.
Ambani took his company (Reliance) public in 1977, and by 2007 the combined fortune of the family (sons Anil and Mukesh) was 60 billion dollars, making the Ambanis the richest family in the world.
He was married to Kokilaben and has 2 sons, Mukesh,Anil and two daughters, Nina Kothari,Deepti Salgaocar.
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