Mukesh Ambani, the wealthiest tycoon in India, and one of the 10 richest billionaires globally made the news big time, for building the most expensive house ever. With an estimated net worth of $22.3 billion, I don’t think he will have many sleepless nights sweating on how to finance his one of a kind mansion though. Just recently, the family Ambani, his Mrs Ambani and three children, moved into their $1 billon dollar home, called Antilia, sitting on Mumbai’s tony Altamount Road.

Mukesh Ambani family

But despite a global fascination with the 27-story residential skyscraper, surprisingly little is known about it—until now.

 

Nita Ambani Vanity Fair Interview

Ambani’s wife Nita recently spoke about the soaring mansion in an interview for the first time with Vanity Fair‘s James Reginato. The whole profile is worth a read, but we’ve pulled out some of the most notable facts about Antilia.

 

 

The 400,000-square foot is 27 stories high.

 

Since some ceilings are double-height, it’s closer to the size of a 40-story building.

 

Contrary to many media reports, Antilia is not located in the slums. It sits Altamount Road, one of the most expensive addresses in the world.(Photo/Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

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