So 2021 was a rough year for all, but for the Ambani family it’s been smoother sailing than most. From Isha Ambani getting a US$61.2 million beachfront mansion as a wedding gift from her in-laws, to Anant Ambani getting in shape once and for all with the help of an elite personal trainer. We also learned a few surprising things too. Like the fact that Mukesh Ambani had a tough childhood, sharing a single bedroom with nine others at one point. These are the STYLE stories about the Ambani family that had us hooked in 2021. 1. We took a look at Isha Ambani’s US$61.2 million-diamond themed mansion Members of the Ambani family are not short of extravagant properties to choose from – take Mukesh Ambani’s 27-storey flat Antilia , for one. So when it came to Isha Ambani flying the family nest after she got married to Anand Piramal, everyone expected that she’d move somewhere equally lavish. For her wedding, her in-laws gifted her and her husband a diamond themed beachfront mansion in Worli, Mumbai, which faces the Arabian Sea. Coming with a price tag of US$61.2 million, talk about Isha and Anand living out the rest of their lives in luxury! Here’s what else we learned about Isha Ambani’s “modest” diamond-themed mansion: Better than Antilia? Inside Isha Ambani’s US$61m diamond-themed marital home 2. We revisited Mukesh Ambani’s childhood before he became one of India’s richest billionaires Maintaining his position as India’s richest person for a 12th straight year and being named the richest person in Asia according to both Forbes and Bloomberg, it seems as though Mukesh Ambani has the entire world at his feet. But the truth is, it wasn’t always that way. Far from it, in fact. In his childhood, the Ambani patriarch shared a single room with nine people and was once sent to the garage with only water and roti as a punishment. But as a result of his trials and tribulations early on in life, Mukesh learned to stay humble and retain focus to achieve the multi-billionaire status he has today. We take a trip down memory lane to understand Mukesh Ambani’s early life – it’s the ultimate rag-to-riches story: 4 untold stories from Mukesh Ambani’s childhood 3. We marvelled at Anant Ambani’s dramatic weight loss journey Let’s face it, weight loss isn’t easy for anyone. But for those in the public eye, things must be even harder. Anant Ambani shocked us all in 2016 with his dramatic weight loss triumph, becoming a hot topic not only for his appearance, but also for his strict regimen and for working closely with celebrity fitness trainer Vinod Channa. Despite all his hard work, Anant still struggled with yo-yo dieting in the years that followed. When the world went into pandemic lockdown, Anant took something of a back-seat, retreating from the spotlight, but it didn’t stop him channelling his energy into maintaining his svelte figure. Find out more about Anant’s weight loss journey over the years and how he went through numerous weight fluctuations … The highs and lows of Anant Ambani’s incredible weight journey 4. We took a closer look at how Isha, Akash and Anant Ambani handle the family business With India’s richest man and the CEO of a multinational conglomerate company as their father, Isha, Anant and Akash Ambani have quite a lot on their plates as heirs to the Ambani empire and Reliance. Although the three Ambani kids will inherit billions, it doesn’t mean that they’ll have it easy or be handed the family business on a silver platter when the time comes. An enormous amount of hard work comes along with the responsibility. All three of the Ambani children have senior positions in the family business, with each having been strategically placed in various roles to learn, adapt and manage teams. Proving that they’ve got what it takes to be the successors of Reliance, they’re already working hard to maintain the billion-dollar business. This year we took a deep dive into how Isha, Anant and Akash Ambani handle the family business. And this is what we learned: What do Isha, Akash and Anant Ambani actually do at India’s Reliance Industries? Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .