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India’s Richest Mukesh Ambani Buys Britain’s Iconic Stoke Park Golf Club For $79 million

Mukesh Ambani, the wealthiest man in Asia

Reliance Industries Ltd., controlled by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, bought Stoke Park for $79 million, a Georgian mansion on 300 acres in Buckinghamshire, which includes a luxury hotel and golf club. Its 49 luxury bedrooms and suites, 27-hole championshop golf course, 13 tennis courts, and 14 acres of private gardens attracts wealthy tourists from across the world.

The property’s golf course has been famous since Sean Connery’s James Bond played a game with villain Auric Goldfinger there in the 1964 blockbuster. Since then, the estate with the Georgian-era mansion set in the midst of 300 acres of parkland has also been a backdrop in productions like “Bridget Jones’s Diary” and British Royal Family drama “The Crown”.

Before opening as a luxury country club in 1908, Stoke Park was a private residence. Stoke Park has been in the hands of the King family, owners of healthcare company International Hospitals Group, since 1988.

Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of $75.6 billion, making him the wealthiest man in Asia and 12th richest in the world, according to Bloomberg data.

Top 10 Richest People In Asia

  1. Mukesh Ambani (India): $75.6 billion
  2. Zhong Shanshan (China): $68 billion
  3. Ma Huateng (China): $62.4 billion
  4. Gautam Adani (India): $57.1 billion
  5. Jack Ma (China): $51.4 billion
  6. Colin Huang (China): $50.2 billion
  7. Zhang Yiming (China): $44.5 billion
  8. Tadashi Yanai (Japan): $41.9 billion
  9. William Ding (China): $36 billion
  10. Masayoshi Son (Japan): $35. billion

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