|Born||June 4, 1959 |
|Occupation||Chairman, Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group|
|Net worth||▲ US$42 billion , see List of billionaires (2008)|
Anil Ambani(born June 4, 1959) is an Indian businessman. Events 781 BC - The first historic Solar eclipse is recorded in China. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Mumbai ( Marathi:,, IPA: formerly Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra and the financial India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country Mumbai ( Marathi:,, IPA: formerly Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra and the financial India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group is a group of companies headed by Anil Ambani. This list of the 100 wealthiest people is a list of the world's 100 wealthiest people as of February 11 2008, based on each person's total net worth Tina Munim (b February 11, 1957) is an Indian film actress who had a successful Bollywood career during the late seventies and early eighties Events 781 BC - The first historic Solar eclipse is recorded in China. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country As of October 6th 2007, he has a net-worth of US$45 billion, making him the 6th richest person in the world. His was the world's fastest-growing multi-billion-dollar fortune in percentage terms as his wealth tripled in 1 year. 
Ambani is the chairman of Reliance Capital, Reliance Communications and Chairman & Managing Director, Reliance Energy, and was formerly Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited. Reliance Capital Limited (RCL is a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC registered with the Reserve Bank of India under section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934 Reliance Communications (formerly Reliance Infocomm) along with Reliance Telecom and Flag Telecom, is part of Reliance Communications Ventures (RCoVL Reliance Infrastructure, formerly known as Reliance Energy and prior to that as Bombay Suburban Electric Supply (BSES, is a company under the Reliance - Anil Reliance Industries Limited ( NSE: RELIANCE is India 's largest Private sector conglomerate (and second largest overall with an annual His personal stake in Reliance Communications is 66%. . Reliance group is India's largest business house, founded by Anil's late father Dhirubhai Ambani (1938-2002). Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani ( Hindi: धीरजलाल हीराचंद अंबानी also known as Dhirubhai ( Hindi: धीरूभाई His mother is Kokilaben Ambani. He is married to Tina Ambani (Munim) who was a well known Indian Actress in early 80's, and with whom he has two sons, Jai Anmol and Jai Anshul. Tina Munim (b February 11, 1957) is an Indian film actress who had a successful Bollywood career during the late seventies and early eighties
The total investors' wealth in the four Anil Ambani Group firms -- Reliance Communications (RCOM), Reliance Capital (RCL), Reliance Energy (REL) and Reliance Natural Resources Ltd (RNRL) has reached 1,42,384 crore rupees, while total promoter holding is estimated at about Rs 87,000 crore. Anil's wealth comes mostly from his over 65 per cent stake in RCOM, which has a market cap of about Rs 1,03,000 crore. He also has over 50 per cent in RCL (market cap of Rs 24,000 crore), 35 per cent in REL (market cap of Rs 12,700 crore) and close to 54 per cent in RNRL, which has a market cap of about Rs 2,600 crore. .
As of 6th October 2007, his net worth was calculated at $45 billion. 
Ambani holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. A Bachelor of Science ( BS, BSc or BSc in the UK; less commonly S The University of Mumbai (मुंबई विद्यापीठ(formerly University of Bombay) is a University situated in Maharashtra state of The University of Pennsylvania (also known as Penn) is a private University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Currently, he serves as a member of the Wharton Board of Overseers.
Ambani joined Reliance in 1983 as Co-Chief Executive Officer and is credited with having pioneered many financial innovations in the Indian capital markets. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) For example, he led India's first forays into overseas capital markets with international public offerings of global depositary receipts, convertibles and bonds. He directed Reliance in its efforts to raise, since 1991, around US$2 billion from overseas financial markets; with a 100-year Yankee bond issue in January 1997 being the high point, after which people regarded him as a financial wizard. He has steered the Reliance Group to its current status as India's leading textiles, petroleum, petrochemicals, power, and telecom company.
Anil was the member of Uttar Pradesh Development Council (This council has now been scrapped) He is also the Chairman of Board of Governors of DA-IICT, Gandhinagar and a member of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Uttar Pradesh (उत्तर प्रदेश اتر پردیش pronounced, Translation: Northern Province) referred to as '''U Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, usually abbreviated Gandhinagar ( Gujarati: ગાંધીનગર Hindi: गाँधीनगर is the capital of Gujarat State India. The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs, are a group of fourteen autonomous Engineering and Technology -oriented institutes of Higher education established Kanpur ( Hindi: कानपुर Urdu: کان پور spelled as Cawnpore before 1948 is one of the most populous cities in the north India He is member of the Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs are India's premier Management institutes that also conduct research and provide consultancy services in the field of management Ahmedabad (અમદાવાદ Amdāvād, Hindi: अहमदाबाद) is the largest city in He is also a member of the Central Advisory Committee, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. In June 2004, Anil was elected as an Independent Member of the Rajya Sabha - Upper House, Parliament of India with the support of the Samajwadi Party. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The Rajya Sabha (meaning the "Council of States" is the Upper house of the Parliament of India. Samajwadi Party (literally Socialist Party) is a Political party in India. In March 2006, he resigned. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Recently after his brother Mukesh Ambani he also has his name in the books of Trillionaires. Mukesh Ambani (born April 19, 1957 in Yemen) is an Indian Businessman and the world's fifth Richest man, with a net worth of approximately
Anil has been linked with several starlets in his long career including his current wife of more than 15 years. He is a close friend of movie star Amitabh Bachchan . One of his major achievements in the entertainment industry is the takeover of Adlabs, the movie production to distribution to multiplex company that owns Mumbai's only dome theatre. Adlabs Cinemas is the largest cinema chain in India. Adlabs was founded in 1978 by Manmohan Shetty as a film processing unit