Shloka, Akash Ambani Become Parents To Baby Boy, Ambanis 'Junior Ambani'

Shloka, Akash Ambani Become Parents To Baby Boy, Ambanis 'Junior Ambani'

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani welcomed a new member to the family on Thursday as son Akash and daughter-in-law Shloka became parents to a baby boy. "Nita and Mukesh Ambani are delighted to become grandparents," said an Ambani family spokesperson.

On Thursday, the Ambani and Mehta families announced the birth of a child to Shloka and Akash Ambani. The baby born on Thursday morning has already been called Junior Ambani by Twitter. "Neeta and Mukesh Ambani are happy to be grandparents for the first time, as they welcomed Dhirubhai and Kokilaben Ambani's great grandchildren. Shloka and Akash Ambani have become parents of a child in Mumbai today. Both mother and son are doing well A new spokesperson has expressed great happiness for the Mehta and Ambani families.

Parimal Nathwani, Director at Reliance Industries and Rajya Sabha MP soon posted a picture of Mukesh Ambani with the new baby. Ambani was all smiles in the first picture with his grandson. "This is indeed a day to rejoice. Lots of love and blessings for the baby," said Nathwani.

"With the grace and blessings of Lord Krishna, Shloka and Akash Ambani became proud parents of a baby boy today in Mumbai," an official statement by the Ambani family said.

Soon after the picture went viral, wishes for the new parents and grandparents poured in from all quarters. "Many many congratulations to Shloka & Akash Ambani ji on becoming proud parents of a baby boy today . Sending the newest Ambani so much love," said a user while another said, "Congratulations to Ambani family. Mr.Mukesh & Neeta Ambani being proud grandparents. Shloka & Akash have become parents to a baby boy."

The couple met as toddlers studying at Dhirubhai Ambani school. Eventually they went on to date and Akash popped the question in Goa in 2018. Akash and Shloka tied the knot in 2019. Their wedding saw a long list of high-profile performances and visitors. Chris Martin and The Chainsmokers performed at their wedding in functions spread across days and cities from Mumbai to St Moritz.

Akash Ambani is the older son of Mukesh and Nita Ambani; Shloka Mehta is the daughter of diamond magnate Russell Mehta and Mona. The two went to school together at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School and have known each other since childhood.

"Both mother and son are doing well. The new arrival has brought immense joy to the entire Mehta and Ambani families," the statement said.

The two got married in March last year. The wedding ceremony was attended by politicians, film stars, businessmen and cricketers.