Who is Akash Ambani?
Akash Ambani is an Indian businessman and the eldest son of Mukesh Ambani, the wealthiest Indian and the chairman of Reliance Industries Limited. In 2014, he along with his twin sister Isha became the board of directors of Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail. He is the chief of strategy at Jio Infocomm and was actively involved in building the network architecture and developing various applications and services like JioTV, JioCinema and JioChat.
|Birth Name||Akash Mukesh Ambani|
|Date of Birth||23 October 1991|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age||29 years old|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches / 175 cm|
|Weight||74 kg / 163 lbs|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
- Father – Mukesh Ambani (Chairman and Founder at Reliance Industries Limited)
- Mother – Nita Ambani (Chairperson and Founder at Reliance Foundation)
- Siblings – Anant Ambani (Younger Brother), Isha Ambani (Twin Sister)
Akash attended Dhirubhai Ambani International School. He then majored in Economics at Brown University, Rhode Island, United States.
Akash Ambani Personal Life
Akash Ambani is engaged to Shloka Mehta, the youngest daughter of diamantaire Russel Mehta, on March 24, 2018, in a private event at a luxury resort in Goa. The couple got married in March 2019 in a lavish wedding ceremony held at Jio World Centre, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai.
They both knew each other since their childhood and had their school education together at the Dhirubhai Ambani International school located in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex.
Akash Ambani Net Worth
Unfortunately, his exact net worth is not available at this time. But, it is a known fact that he is the son of India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani whose net worth is around $40 billion US dollars. Moreover, he is one of the board members of Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail. A technology enthusiast, Akash is merely responsible for Reliance Jio and she spearheaded the whole process including building the network architecture, cloud, media, communications, chat products, and security. His net worth would easily sore to billions once he inherits his father’s immense fortune.
Akash Ambani Facts
He is a huge fan of English football club Arsenal.
Ambani is the co-owner of IPL franchise Mumbai Indians.
In December 2015, he launched the country’s first 4G network Jio along with his twin sister Isha Ambani at the presence of its brand ambassador, Shah Rukh Khan.
*Featured image courtesy – GQ