Isha Ambani is all set to tie the knot with industrialist Anand Piramal, one of the richest men in the country. Mukesh Ambani's daughter's wedding is going to be a star-studded affair and rumour has it that Priyanka Chopra will be performing at one of her ceremonies. It doesn't sound too far-fetched since the two are good friends and Isha was one of the bridesmaids at PeeCee's wedding.
The Ambanis have already hosted pre-wedding functions for the heiress, including a grand engagement in Lake Como, Italy. With the wedding preparations going on in Udaipur right now, we can't even imagine how lavish her ceremonies will be. And why not? The Ambanis are the richest people in the country. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Mukesh Ambani is worth US$44.8 billion. His 27-storey home, Antilia in Mumbai, cost a whooping US$1 billion. Isha Ambani has been listed on the Forbes Youngest Billionaire Heiress List and has a net worth of US$660 million dollars.
From telecommunication to retail, the Ambanis have invested in many ventures in India and abroad. If you ever wondered about their wealth and companies, this comprehensive list of their business ventures will clear all doubts. Have a look!
This includes JioTv, JioCinema, JioMusic, JioMags, JioXpress News, JioChat, JioCloud, Jio4GVoice, JioMoney, JioSecurity, JioNewspaper, JioNet and JioHealthHub. The digital and telecom company was founded in 2010 and has been growing at a rapid speed since. It has over 215 million subscribers currently.
Superdry, Bally, Brooks Brothers, Cherokee Global Solutions, DC, Diesel, Dune, Flomar, Gas, Hamleys, Hunkemoller, Kate Spade, Marks & Spencer, MUJI, Pink, Quicksilver, Roxy, Scotch & Soda, Steve Madden, Superdry and Vision Express are some of the brands that Reliance Retail has brought to India. The next time you splurge on stationery from MUJI, think about the Rs 10,000 crore these partnerships have paid Reliance Limited.
Reliance Smart and Reliance Market are also a part of their supermarket chain that caters to the masses. It began in 2006 as a way to provide an accessible grocery market and now has over 523 stores across the country.
Reliance Digital is a chain of electronic stores across India. It also expands into an iStore By Reliance Digital, which sells Apple products. LYF smartphones and reconnect are two Reliance Limited owned brands that are exclusively available at their stores. India has over 7,100 Reliance Digital and Jio stores!
Within five years of opening, Reliance Footprint has established 100 stores in the country and houses a collection of popular footwear brands.
They began establishing their stores in 2007 and have since opened 93 stores, showcasing Kundan, Polki, Filigree and temple jewellery.
Their leading lifestyle chain with 509 stores in India, Reliance Trends includes their partnership retail brands as well as their own brands. Rio, Fig, Avaasa, Fusion, Hushh, Frendz, Pureza, Netplay, Network, The DNMX, Performax, Graviti and Point Cove are Reliance's original brands sold at their stores.
This fashion and lifestyle e-commerce venture began in 2016 and has since become a household name. It is Isha Ambani's venture.
A premium version of Trends, ProjectEve focuses on women from the age groups of 25-40 and includes brands like Vero Moda, W and Levis.
Reliance Petroleum is one of India's largest private sector companies. It is the largest refinery in the world and has a revenue of US$510 million.
Reliance Limited has partnered with some of the finest institutions in the world. To list a few, the University of Delhi, Penn State University, Florida State University, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, Kansas State University, National University of Singapore, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, University of Delaware, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Petroleum IITB-Monash Research Academy. Phew!
Reliance Foundation is a non-profit that has touched the lives of over 20 million people while helping 15,500 villages and 100 urban locations. Reliance Life Sciences works around medical, pharmaceutical and clinical research services. Reliance Solar is another initiative that works towards solar-powered products. The most shocking venture that Reliance Limited has is called Reliance Eros Productions, with Eros International.
Who run the country? The Ambanis, definitely the Ambanis!
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