Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries, has taken the world by surprise after surpassing the richest man in Europe, Bernard Arnault to become the fourth wealthiest person in the world.
For the 13th straight year, Reliance Industries’ chairman Mukesh Ambani is the richest Indian billionaire. No one in India has come close to his net worth. It’s because of an epic success of his telecom company Reliance Jio, he is enjoying a staggering wealth.
The massive net worth of Mr. Ambani has hiked to $80.6 billion, making him the only Asian tycoon in the exclusive club of the world’s top 5 richest people. The other 3 persons ahead of Mukesh Ambani, owner of Reliance Industries Ltd are Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The effect of coronavirus on multinational companies has been unprecedented with many of them have suffered a huge loss. However, the Covid-19 crisis has helped Reliance Jio attracting investors.
All businesses got affected during the coronavirus lockdown, but Jio has earned a whopping Rs 78,562 Crore from five investors in just one month. Global tech giants like Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista EP and General Atlantic have made a huge investment to buy a minority stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio.
Jio head Mukesh Ambani has already surpassed several other billionaires in the recent week, including Elon Musk, Alphabet Inc co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, and investor and business tycoon Warren Buffet.
Mukesh Ambani is the owner of the second-most expensive home in the world, which is, Antilia, ranks after the Buckingham Palace. Antilia is worth Rs 1,40,000,000,000 (14,000 crore rupees or USD 2 billion).
Bentley Bentayga x 2 – Rs 7.56 crore, Land Rover Discovery x 4 – Rs 1.78 crore, Land Rover Range Rover x 1 – 52 lakh, Ford Endeavour x 6 – Rs 1.57 core, Land Rover Range Rover Sport x 3 – Rs 3.45 crore and BMW X5 x 2 – Rs 1.67 crore add up to a staggering Rs 16.55 crores. Mukesh Ambani owns all of them.
Ambani also owns some richest cars. His collections comprise Mercedes Maybach, Aston Martin Rapide, Rolls Royce Phantom and Bentley Bentayga. It should be noted that Bentley Bentayga is one of the fastest production SUVs and one costs Rs 7.6 crore.
Rolls Royce Phantom Series VIII EWB Price: Rs 13.5 Crore, Mercedes-Benz S Guard Price: Rs 10.5 Crore.
It has been learnt that Mukesh Ambani pays approximately Rs. 2 lakhs per month to his car driver. The agreement for recruiting drivers for the Ambani family is given to private firms which train them very well.
After that, these drivers have to pass several examinations in order to get a job in Mukesh Ambani household. They are recruited under different situations to determine how they will react in a certain state.