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Kokilaben Ambani (Dhirubhai Ambani’s Wife) – All about her.



Kokilaben Ambani

Kokilaben Ambani is the wife of Dhirubhai Ambani. Her husband is an Indian Bussiness Tycoon. He is also the founder of Reliance industries.

Early Life and Education

She was born on 24 February 1934 in Nawanagar State. The place is now known as Jamnagar, Gujarat. At that time, education was not the priority, especially for women. But being born into a supportive family, her father didn’t stop her. The name of her father is Jashraj Patel. Her mother’s name is Rukshmaniben.

Her father never prevented her from receiving an education. She was admitted to Sajuba’s Girl School to complete her primary education. She only studied till the 10th standard. At the age of 21, she got married. Her husband’s name is Dhirubhai Ambani.


Date of birth24 February 1934
HometownJamnagar, Gujarat
Marital statusWidowed
HobbiesReading, Singing and Travelling
Food habitVegetarian

Personal Life

After her marriage, she moved to Mumbai. Her husband regularly went to Aden due to work purposes. When everything got stable, then he called her there. After that, they stayed together in Aden.

In Aden, she gave birth to her first kid. After a few years, the family returned to Mumbai. The other three children were born in Mumbai. Her sons are married now. She also has grandchildren.

Her husband was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai after suffering a major stroke. It was his second stroke. He got his first stoke in 1986. The first stroke paralysed his right hand. He died on 6 July 2002.

Family Details

Sons-Mukesh Ambani
-Anil Ambani
Daughter in laws-Nita Ambani
-Tina Ambani


Favorite designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Abu Jani
Favorite templeDwarakadhish Mandir
Favorite foodChorwad meal of roti, dal, dhokli and aatyu
Favorite carMercedes Benz
Favorite colorPink
Favorite destinationSwitzerland, London

Some facts about her

  • She used to stay in a chawl when she first came to Mumbai.
  • Now, she lives in Antilla with her elder son.
  • She didn’t know much about how to speak English. So her husband hired an English teacher to prepare her for public interactions.
Kokilaben Ambani
  • The award, Padma Vibhusan -was received by her in 2016. She received the award on behalf of her husband.
  • Mataji is an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna.
  • She laid the foundation of a Hospital in Mumbai in 2009. It is named after her name and her husband’s name.

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