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Anil Dhirubhai Ambani (born 4 June 1959) is an Indian businessman. Anil Ambani is a Gujarati. He is married to Indian actress Tina Munim, and they have two sons, Jai Anmol and Jai Anshul. Ambani is the younger brother of Mukesh Ambani and has two sisters, Nina Bhadrashyam Kothari and Dipti Dattaraj Salgaocar.

Ambani has pursued a Bachelor of Science degree from Kishinchand Chellaram College, University of Mumbai, and earned a Master degree in Business Administration at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983.

He is the chairman of Reliance Group (also known as Reliance ADA Group),  which was created in July 2006 following a demerger from Reliance Industries Limited. He leads a number of stock listed corporations including Reliance Capital, Reliance Infrastructure, Reliance Power and Reliance Communications. As of February 2019, Ambani’s net worth was $1.7 billion. According to Forbes Magazine, in 2006, he was the 6th richest person in the World.

His major business interests in entertainment include 44 FM radio stations, nationwide DTH business, animation studios, and several multiplex cinemas throughout India. After his father’s death in 2002, Anil Ambani took over the reins of Reliance Group with interests in telecom, entertainment, financial services, power, and infrastructure. Ambani is also credited with India’s largest IPO, that of Reliance Power, which is 2008 was subscribed in less than 60 seconds, the fastest in the history of Indian capital markets to date.

In 2008 a joint venture worth US$1.2 billion with Steven Spielberg’s production company DreamWorks cast Ambani’s entertainment business on to a global platform. He has contributed to the production of a number of Spielberg films, including the Academy Award-winning Lincoln.

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