Nita Ambani

Nita Mukesh Ambani is the the chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation, Dhirubhai Ambani International School and a non-executive director of Reliance Industries. She is married to Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani.

 Neerja Sethi Bio
NameNeerja Sethi
Occupation Businesswoman
Age 61 years’ old
Date of Birth January 16, 1955
Place of Birth India
Star Capricorn
Gender Female
Ethnicity Asian
Nationality Indian
Family Details
Children’s She has two children’s
Boyfriend/Spouse Her husband’s name is Bharat Desai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nita Ambani

  • Does Nita Ambani smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Nita Ambani drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born to Purnima Dalal and Ravindrabhai Dalal in Mumbai.
  • She grew up in a middle-class joint family.
  • Her Grandfather was a French Professor in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
  • Nita’s younger sister, Mamta Dalal is a teacher-cum-administrator at Dhirubhai Ambani School in Bandra and has taught some of the most well-known kids in the country, including Shah Rukh Khan‘s daughter, Suhana Khan and Sachin Tendulkar‘s son, Arjun Tendulkar.
  • She loves teaching very much and has a passion for teaching since her youth.
  • Her earliest ambition was to become a classical dancer, and now, she has become a classic case of the accidental businesswoman.
  • After getting married to Mukesh Ambani, she set up a rural school near the Patalganga Plant to harness her passion for teaching and then she set up another school at Jamnagar and then Dhirubhai Ambani International School in South Mumbai.
  • She wanted to become a lawyer but had to quit her law studies after her father-in-law fell ill.
  • Once, she made Mukesh Ambani ride on a Best Bus in Mumbai in order to meet her.
  • She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
  • When her future father-in-law, Dhirubhai Ambani, called her after seeing her performing a Bhartanatyam dance, she could not believe that it was Dhirubhai Ambani and put the call off and when he called her for the second time and said- “I am Dhirubhai Ambani“, she replied- “Yeah so, I am Elizabeth Taylor.”
  • For the first 20 years after her marriage, she was out of limelight.
  • As a part of the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), she started as the chairperson and founder of- Reliance Foundation.
  • She owns a franchise Cricket Team- Mumbai Indians.
  • She was elected to the Board of Reliance Industries in 2014.
  • On 4 August 2016, Nita Ambani became the first Indian Woman to be elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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