Mukesh Ambani, the elder son of the late legendary business tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani, has played a pivotal role in taking Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the world’s largest oil refining complex, to the pinnacle of success. Now the 19th wealthiest person in the world with a net worth of $44.1 billion (£35.1bn), we track the journey of RIL’s owner, who is as well known for hogging headlines for his lavish lifestyle, including paying Beyoncé to put on a private show at his daughter’s pre-wedding party, as he is for carrying forward his father’s legacy.
Tragedy hit the Ambani family – and Reliance Industries Ltd –when his father, Dhirubhai, died of a stroke in 2002. Without leaving a will, a bitter fraternal feud developed between Mukesh and his brother Anil.
Read how the man grew his business and his net worth to $44 billion from an event to event, picture walk-through of his life and the wedding at………
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The Story of the Ambani’s home
The home, called Antilia, sits on Mumbai’s tony Altamount Road and cost an estimated $1 billion to build.
But despite a global fascination with the 27-story residential skyscraper, surprisingly little is known about it—until now.
Ambani’s wife Nita recently spoke about the soaring mansion in an interview for the first time with Vanity Fair‘s James Reginato. The whole profile is worth a read, but Business Insider pulled out some of the most notable facts about Antilia. (See many more images about the most expensive house in the world.)