Mukesh Ambani is the chairman, managing director and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries, India's largest private sector enterprise and a Fortune 500 company.
His personal stake in Reliance Industries is 48%. His wealth is valued at Rs. 196000 crores(INR) (according to Forbes), making him the wealthiest Indian in the world, the wealthiest man in Asia and the world's 7th wealthiest person.
Mukesh holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Mumbai. Mukesh Ambani joined Reliance in 1981 and initiated Reliance's backward integration from textiles into polyester fibres and further into petrochemicals.
Mr. Mukesh Ambani is a member of the Prime Minister's Council on Trade and Industry, Government of India, and the Board of Governors of the National Council of Applied Economic Research, India. He is the Chairman of the Board of Governors, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in Gujarat. He is a Board Member of the Interpol Foundation, and a member of The Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum.
Ambani owns the Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians. He is also on the International Advisory Board of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He is married to Nita Ambani and has three children Isha, Anant and Akash.