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Nita Ambani

Chairperson of Reliance Foundation
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Net worth 2018: $1.2 Billion
Industry: Miscellaneous
Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Country: Indian
BirthDay: 1 November 1963
Height: 1.65 m
BIOGRAPHY

Nita Ambani was bornon 1 November 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Indian, is Chairperson of Reliance Foundation. Nita Ambani is a renowned figure who serves as the chairperson and founder of Reliance Foundation. Wife of business tycoon Mukesh Ambani, she is the wealthiest woman in India. Having said that Nita Ambani has come a long way since her middle-class household days! Born in a family with average means, it was a dance performance at a cultural event that changed the fate of this classically trained Bharatnatyam dancer. Then business honcho and Reliance conglomerate chairman, Dhirubhai Ambani along with his wife Kokilaben were so impressed with Nita that they immediately sought her as their daughter-in-law. As Nita Mukesh Ambani, she witnessed the magnanimous growth of Reliance Industries to where it is today. An educationist and teacher by heart and profession, she has set up many schools to educate the poor and underprivileged children. She also initiated the charitable trust, Reliance Foundation, the CSR arm of Reliance Industries which has become the largest private foundation of the country. In 2014, she was elected to the board of Reliance Industries as a non-executive director. She also serves as the founder and chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, a premier school aimed at providing quality education in Mumbai. What’s more, she is the first Indian woman to become a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$1.2 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she distributed medals to the winner of Women’s 400 m Freestyle Competition

2013

Her team, Mumbai Indians won the Indian Premier League in 2013, 2015 and 2017

2010

In 2010, Nita Ambani founded the Reliance Foundation

1997

In 1997, she headed the Jamnagar Township Project; the main motive of which was to build a company township for the employees of Reliance’s mega-refinery at Jamnagar

1985

Nita and Mukesh Ambani tied the nuptial knot in 1985

1963

Nita Ambani was born as Nita Dalal on November 1, 1963, in Mumbai to Ravindrabhai Dalal and Purnima Dalal

1700

The project included setting up a well-planned, environment friendly colony for housing 17000 residents

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