Anil Dhirubhai Ambani (born 4 June 1959) is an Indian businessman. 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, Ambanis 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 fathers 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 Indias largest IPO, that of Reliance Power, which in 2008 was subscribed in less than 60 seconds, the fastest in the history of Indian capital markets to date.In 2005 Ambani made his debut in the entertainment industry with an acquisition of a majority stake in Adlabs Films, a company with interests in film processing, production, exhibition and digital cinema. The company was renamed Reliance MediaWorks in 2009.In 2008 a joint venture worth US$1.2 billion with Steven Spielbergs production company DreamWorks cast Ambanis 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.