How He Made His Money: Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas
Meet India’s former richest person: Mukesh Ambani! He lost the top spot to pharmaceutical billionaire, Dilip Shanghvi.
He added $2.4 billion to his wealth. The 57 year-old petrochemicals, oil & gas tycoon used to be world’s fifth richest person. Although his fortune has seen a slight decline, he is still in the top 10 wealthiest people in India. He is the Chairman, Managing Director and majority shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a company co-founded by his father Dhirubhai Ambani.