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Anil Ambani, India's second billionaire
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16 June 2009

Anil Ambani, India's second billionaire

If you think regular brothers get into heated fights, you should see two billionaires slugging it out. Anil Ambani and his brother Mukesh Ambani are two of the richest people in the world. They both crack the top ten list, and Anil's fortune weighs in at approximately $40-billion.

As of 2008, his huge fortune tripled in size from 2007, but is fluctuating to date due to the financial crisis. His brother is famous for eccentric building projects, such as his 27-floor skyscraper home in Mumbai. Anil, on the other hand, is famous mostly for arguing with his brother over the direction their company is taking. Anil is Chairman of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and is married to Tina Ambani, a well-known Indian actress throughout the 1980s.

Ambani's father, Dhirubhai, started the family business and Anil and brother Mukesh were born into wealth. Anil quickly took to the family business and joined the Reliance Company that his father founded in 1983 as Co-Chief Executive Officer. Anil immediately succeeded in leaving his mark on Reliance.

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