Anant Ambani Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Anant Ambani is the youngest son of the billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani. He got engaged to Radhika Merchant, the daughter of the CEO of Encore Healthcare Viren Merchant, on 29 December 2022.

Wiki/Biography

Anant Ambani was born on Monday, 10 April 1995 (age 27 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai, India. He did his schooling at Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai. He received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University in Rhode Island.
Anant Ambani (in red T-shirt) with his parents and siblings in childhood

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 110 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 40 inches, Waist: 42 inches, Biceps: 15 inches

Family & Caste

Anant Ambani belongs to a Vaishya-Hindu (Gujarati Modh Bania) family.

Parents & Siblings

His father, Mukesh Ambani, is a billionaire businessman, he is the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited. His mother, Nita Ambani is an Indian philanthropist. She is the founder and chairperson of the Reliance Foundation and Dhirubhai Ambani Internation School. She is also the director of Reliance Industries.

Relationships/Affairs

Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant are childhood friends. In 2018, a picture of the couple went viral on the internet after which the rumours about their dating were spread. Radhika Merchant was also spotted at various family functions of Anant Ambani.
Anant Ambani with Radhika Merchant

Fiancée

Anant Ambani got engaged to Radhika Merchant on 19 January 2023, after performing the traditional Gujarati ceremonies of Gol Dhana and Chunari Vidhi at their family residence ‘Antilia’ in Mumbai, India. However, the ‘roka’ ceremony of the couple took place on 29 December 2022 at the Shrinathji Temple, Nathdwara, Rajasthan.
Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s engagement picture

Career

After completing his graduation from Brown University in the USA, Anant Ambani formally joined his family business at the age of 20 and started working in various capacities. He was nominated as a member of the Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee by TS Rawat, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, in March 2019. He was made head of the energy unit of Reliance Industries Limited on 29 August 2022. His father, Mukesh Ambani, announced this at the 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the firm.

Car Collection

  • Land Rover Range Rover Vogue

Net Worth

Reportedly, Anant Ambani owns a beach-side villa (worth $ 80 million) in Dubai, which is bought by his father, Mukesh Ambani, for him.

Favourites

  • TV Show: Kaun Banega Crorepati

Facts/Trivia

  • Anant Ambani has been suffering from asthma for a long time and in the treatment of it, he has to take a lot of steroids due to which he gained a massive weight. Till 2014, he weighed around 208 kg.
  • In 2016, his physical transformation went viral on the internet as he lost almost 108 kg of his body weight in less than 18 months after following a no-sugar and low-carbohydrate diet. According to some reports, he used to walk around 21 km per day and do high-intensity cardio exercises to lose his body weight.
    Anant Ambani before and after losing body weight
  • Anant Ambani is often spotted attending various sports events with his family members. He also remains active in participating in the management of various sports events such as the Indian Premier League, in which the Mumbai Indians Team is owned by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
    Anant Ambani with his mother and brother in IPL
  • On 23 December 2017, Anant Ambani gave an enthusiastic speech at the grand celebration of  RIL’s 40th anniversary in which he address his firm, Reliance Industries Limited, as Reliance family, and said that serving his firm is most important to him. He said,
    For me, to serve the Reliance family is the most important mission of my life. India should lead the change and Reliance should be at the forefront of that change. Reliance meri jaan hai (Reliance is my life).”
  • Anant Ambani is an ardent devotee of Lord Balaji and often visits the Tirumala temple. In 2012, he decided to donate a light-skinned Airavath (sacred white elephant) to the Lord Balaji temple in Tirumala. He has also donated several milch cows, buffaloes, parrots, and other animals.
    Anant Ambani with his father at Tirumala Temple
  • Like his mother, Anant also remains active in philanthropic activities. He has made several donations and funding to the programmes to protect wildlife in the Seven Hills in Tirumala. He has also donated a huge amount of money for the Nitya Annadanam scheme.

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