Anil Dhirubhai Ambani is a prominent Indian capitalist. Being particularly interested in defence, media, financial services and infrastructure, he runs his separate entity. After the split of Reliance Service Limited in 2005, he presently serves as chairman of Reliance India group (also known as Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group). He belongs to one of India’s most affluent families. Let’s find more about Anil Ambani’s net worth in 2018.
Anil Ambani’s Early life
Anil Ambani was born on 4th June 1959 into a Gujarati family. He is the younger son of Kokilaben Ambani and famous entrepreneur and founder of Reliance Group- Dirubhai Ambani. His elder brother, Mukesh Ambani is often hailed as the richest man in India. Anil has been married to yesteryear’s Bollywood actress, Tina Munim and is the proud father of two children, Anmol and Anshul.
Anil Ambani completed his studies from the University of Mumbai and attained his master’s degree from Wharton University of Pennsylvania. A strict vegetarian, Anil leads a much disciplined way of life. He took over his father’s business after his death in 2002 and now leads plenty of stock listed corporations, like Reliance Communication, Reliance Power, Reliance Big Entertainment, Reliance Infrastructure, Reliance Energy and Reliance Capital. A fitness icon among youth, Anil has been acknowledged for his running ventures.
Anil Ambani’s Career, Awards & Achievement
Joining as co-chief Executive Officer of Reliance Industries in 1983, Anil Ambani first stepped into the world of business right after completing his masters. He is known for his remarkable negotiation skills. He has an extensive business area, including widespread DTH business, 44 FM radio stations, various multiplex cinemas and animation studios. He has also been into film production and owns a company named DreamWorks with Steven Spielberg producing frequent and eminent movies.
He has been given the credit of India’s largest stock market launch of Reliance Power in 2008. His foray into the entertainment industry was with Adlabs Films in 2005 and now his company is known as Reliance Media Works, which has successfully led him to become a global participant in the entertainment industry. However, there has been a sharp decline in his business in recent years, where Anil lost almost half of his wealth due to plunging shares of his holdings. Irrespective of his downfall however, he still holds a position in the Forbes list of billionaires.
Awards and Achievements
Working on the motto of “work is worship”, Anil has been awarded with prestigious awards in the Business industry.
• India’s noted business magazine “Business India” conferred him with the title of “Businessman of the year 1997”.
• Awarded “The CEO of the year 2004” by “The Platts Global Energy Awards”.
• Quite popular among the people he has been voted “the businessman of the year” and the “best role model” among business leaders in various polls conducted by India’s leading magazines.
• He was featured in the list of “Leaders of the Millennium in Business and Finance” by AsiaWeek magazines in June 1999.
• The “Bombay Management Association” awarded him with “The Entrepreneur of the Decade”.
• He has also been recognised by Wharton Indian Economic Forum for his contribution in the formation of Reliance as a comprehensive leader.
Net Worth of Anil Ambani
Anil Ambani is the possessor of a fortune equivalent to a whopping $2.5 billion, all of which comes from his company Reliance ADA group, which comprises of many high growth companies.
An inspiration for young entrepreneurs, Anil Ambani works on the philosophy of “work is worship”. His corporate philosophy is to expand his business to the entire landscape of emerging human aspirations. His adherence and commitment towards his work is the reason for his massive success and prosperity.