- Asia's richest resident heads petrochemicals giant Reliance Industries, India's most valuable company by market cap.
- His fortune is up $22.9 billion since last year, making him the world's second-biggest gainer in terms of dollars. The biggest gainer was his estranged brother Anil, who ranks sixth in the world, just behind his older brother.
- The sons inherited their fortune from their late father, renowned industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani. But they couldn't get along, and in 2005 their mother brokered a peace settlement breaking up the family's assets.
- Mukesh is using some of his money to build a 27-story home.