Mukesh, Nita Ambani become grandparents for the first time
Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita have become grandparents for the first time. Their eldest son Akash Ambani and his wife Shloka gave birth to their first child, a baby boy, in Mumbai today, a family spokesperson has reportedly revealed. We extend our heartiest congratulations to the Ambani family on the happy occasion.
The Ambanis are delighted: Family spokesperson
"Nita and Mukesh Ambani are delighted to become grandparents for the first time, as they welcomed the great grandson of Dhirubhai and Kokilaben Ambani. Shloka and Akash Ambani became proud parents of a baby boy today in Mumbai," said the family spokesperson. Both the mother and the newborn are healthy, the spokesperson further informed.
You can read the spokesperson's statement here
Akash and Shloka Mehta got married in March last year
Akash had tied the knot with Shloka Mehta on March 9, 2019. The couple first met as toddlers while studying at the Dhirubhai Ambani school in Mumbai. The two eventually went on to date before Akash proposed to her in Goa in 2018. For the unversed, Shloka is the daughter of diamantaire Arun Russell Mehta, the MD of Rosy Blue.
Akash and Shloka's grand wedding celebrations
Akash and Shloka's grand wedding celebrations were spread across days and cities ranging from Mumbai to the picturesque St. Moritz in Switzerland. In fact, the list of guests included renowned personalities from the world of politics, sports and entertainment from across the globe. International stars like Chris Martin and The Chainsmokers also performed at their wedding functions.
Mukesh Ambani is sixth-richest person in the world
Mukesh Ambani is the chairperson of the Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL). He is the sixth-richest person in the world, with a net worth of $81.1 billion. Nita Ambani, on the other hand, is the founder and chairperson of the non-profit organization, Reliance Foundation. In fact, a recent report suggested that the Ambanis were twice as rich as the second wealthiest family in Asia.