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Top 10 Richest People of Brazil

1. Jorge Lemann

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Jorge Lemann is Brazilian billionaire and holds the stakes in “AnheuserBusch InBev” which is the world’s largest brewer which he controls through private equity firm 3G Capitals together with his fellow billionaires and longtime business partners Marcel Herrmann and Carlos Sicupira. The trio holds the stakes in international restaurant brands including the Burger King and Tim Hortons and is listed both in the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. Lemann’s bought the private equity firm “HJ Heinz&Company” for UD $ 23 billion together with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and it was the 3G Capital’s second acquisition in American brand. Jorge Lemann estimated net worth is US $ 28.3 billion and he is ranked first in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

2. Joseph Safra

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Joseph Safra is the Brazilian banker and runs the Brazilian investment empire Safra Group and serves as the chairman of Banco Safra and the Safra national bank of New York. He expanded his business into bananas with the purchase of 50 percents of Chiquita Brands International. He added to his real estate portfolio by snapping up a London skyscraper nicknamed the Gherkin, for a reported US $ 1.1 billion including the debt. His largest holding is Banco Safra which is the Brazilian eighth largest bank and initially caters to high net worth clients. He also owns the J. Safra Sarasin that merge with Bank Sarasin which is the private bank that he acquired with others European banks. Joseph Safra estimated net worth is US $ 17 billion and he is ranked at second in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

3. Marcel Herrmann

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Marcel Hermann is the Brazilian billionaire and creates his fortune from his stakes in the “AnheuserBusch InBev” which is the world largest brewer which he owns through private equity firm 3G Capitals with his fellow billionaires and partners Jorge Lemann and Carlos Sicupira. Business partners also own stakes in Restaurant Brands that spread worldwide including theBurger King and Tim Hortons among its holdings and trades on both Toronto and New York stock exchanges. The trio also bought HJ Heinz & Company for US $ 23 billion together with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. In 2010 the firm also purchases the Burger King in a leveraged buyout. Marcel Herrmann estimated net worth is US $ 13 billion and he is ranked third in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

4. Carlos Sicupira

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Carlos Sicupira is the Brazilian businessman and most of his wealth comes from his shares of “Anheuser Busch InBev” which is the world’s largest brewer that he controls through private equity firm 3G Capitals together with his longtime partners Jorge Lemann and Marcel Herrmann. The trio billionaires also own stakes in the global Restaurant Brands such as the Burger King and Tim Hortons and there company is listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchange. His holdings 3G Capitals also buy the HJ Heinz & Company for US 23 billion together with the Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. He is known for his controlling stakes in the low cost retailer “Lojas Americans” and in real estate investment firm “Sao Carlos” in Brazil. Carlos Sicupira estimated net worth is US $ 11.4 billion and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

5. Roberto Marinho

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Roberto Marinho is the Brazilian billionaire and control the inherited business “Globo” which is Latin America largest media group with his two billionaire brothers Jose Marinho and Joao Marinho. The conglomerate was established by their grandfather in Rio de Janeiro by launching just a newspaper in 1925. In 2014 the Globo was rebranded as the “Grupo Globo,” which includes the Brazilian largest broadcaster “Rede Globo” Infoglobo which is the Brazil’s largest newspaper company and Globosat which is the largest pay TV provider in Latin America. He also received the International Emmy Directorate Award for his leadership as the network prepared to celebrate its 50th anniversary. He also owns the “Sertaozinho Farm” which produces the Orfeu gourmet coffee and his family also supports cultural causes and education through the Roberto Marinho Foundation. Robert Marinho estimated net worth is US $ 8.2 billion and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

6. Joao Marinho

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Joao Roberto Marinho is the Brazilian business and controls the Globo which is the largest Latin America largest media group with his two billionaire brothers Jose Marinho and Roberto Marinho. The business was established by their grandfather in 1925 by just launching newspaper in Rio de Janeiro. In 2014 the Globo was rebranded as the “Grupo Globo,” which includes the Brazilian largest broadcaster “Rede Globo” Infoglobo which is the Brazil’s largest newspaper company and Globosat which is the largest pay TV provider in Latin America. He also received the International Emmy Directorate Award for his leadership as the network prepared to celebrate its 50th anniversary. He also owns the “Sertaozinho Farm” which produces the Orfeu gourmet coffee and his family also supports cultural causes and education through the Roberto Marinho Foundation. Joao Marinho estimated net worth is US $ 4.3 billion and he is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

7. Jose Marinho

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Jose Roberto Marinho is the Brazilian business and controls the Globo which is the largest Latin America largest media group with his two billionaire brothers Joao Marinho and Roberto Marinho. The business was established by their grandfather in 1925 by just launching newspaper in Rio de Janeiro. In 2014 the Globo was rebranded as the “Grupo Globo,” which includes the Brazilian largest broadcaster “Rede Globo” Infoglobo which is the Brazil’s largest newspaper company and Globosat which is the largest pay TV provider in Latin America. He also received the International Emmy Directorate Award for his leadership as the network prepared to celebrate its 50th anniversary. He also owns the “Sertaozinho Farm” which produces the Orfeu gourmet coffee and his family also supports cultural causes and education through the Roberto Marinho Foundation. Jose Marinho estimated net worth is US $ 4.3 billion and he is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

8. Walter Faria

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Walter Faria is the Brazilian businessman and the owner of the Petropolis Group which he bought in 1998 and transformed it into the second largest beer and beverage selling group of Brazil. He also worked as the distributer of the Schincariol which is also the Brazilian brewer and bought by Japan’s Kirin holdings in 2012. Walter Faria estimated net worth is US $ 2.7 billion and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

9. Ermirio Moraes

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Ermirio Moraes is the Brazilian businessman and the owner of the family business Group “Votorantim” which is the Latin American largest diversifies industrial empire.  His business Votorantim has presence in more than 20 countries through the aluminum, energy, paper, pulp and in cement industries. The group was established back in 1918 when his father bought a textile factory in Sao Paulo and the family stills controls 100 percents of the business. Ermirio sister; Maria Helena and brother Antonio Ermirio is also a billionaire. Ermirio Moraes estimated net worth is US $ 1.13 billion and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

10. Maria Halena

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Maria Halena is the Brazilian businesswoman and the co-owner of the family business Group “Votorantim” which is the Latin American largest diversifies industrial empire.  The business group Votorantim which is established by her father and has presence in more than 20 countries in aluminum, energy, paper, pulp and in cement industries and the family completely owned the inherited business group. Maria brothers Antonio Ermirio and Moraes is also a billionaire. Maria Halena estimated net worth is US $ 1.13 billion and she is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest people of Brazil.

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