Anant Ambani is the youngest son of India's biggest business tycoon and Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani. Born on April 10, 1995 in Mumbai, Anant has two siblings Akash and Isha. He is seen as one of the heirs of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries empire.
Anant studied at Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai and then went on to do his graduation from Brown University in Rhode Island. Anant has so far been involved in sporting events including the Indian Premier League, in which RIL owns the Mumbai Indians team. Anant has no Twitter or Facebook accounts. Among the three children, he has spent the most time at the company’s Jamnagar campus and has been involved in social activities with his mother Nita. He is now believed to be getting more involved with the business.
In March 2019, Anant Ambani was nominated as a member of the Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee by Uttarakhand chief minister TS Rawat has also nominated 30 other people who are mostly Bharatiya Janata Party workers and social activists as members of different government corporations and bodies. During the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, he was spotted at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Mumbai. "I am here to listen to Prime Minister Modi and support the nation.
Anant Ambani's weight loss
He gained a lot of media attention for losing a staggering 108 kilos in less than 18 months. The junior Ambani has a history of chronic asthma. The medication he took as a child caused him to gain excessive weight. In 2014, he decided to take control of his health. It is said he worked towards losing weight in natural and safe ways, following a strict diet and exercising for five to six hours every day. This, according to some reports, was despite a reckoning among doctors that losing weight naturally would be a Herculean task. His dramatic weight loss was noticed during a visit to Mumbai's Somnath Temple and at his 21st birthday celebration, following which personalities from sports, film and business gave him public congratulations.
Anant Ambani's impassioned speech
On December 23, 2019 Anant Ambani gave an impassioned speech in his keynote address at a big celebration marking 40 years of the company’s listing and the birth anniversary of its founder Dhirubhai Ambani.
“Our founder chairman Dhirubhai used to always say that relationships are everything, the rest are minor details. Aaj main aap sabhi se dil ka sambandh banana chahta hoon,” Anant 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),” he said.
Anant Ambani's foray into business
A real estate corridor in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), owned and operated by Reliance Industries (RIL) and the Maker Group will get a luxury resort hotel by the Oberoi Group. According to a report published in Business Standard, the hotel, which is going to be Oberoi's first urban resort, will be called Anantvilas - after Anant Ambani.