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Top 10 richest men in Brazil of 2016

The year 2016 promises and we have many changes in the rankings this year. One is the rise of Jorge Moll Son, billionaires hospitals D’Or St. Louis.
According to the magazine Forbes billionaires rankings in 2016, Brazil has only 31 billionaires, 24 less than in 2015 when it was presented 55 billionaires.
Success is goal of all these people and serve as examples of achievements through daily struggles and battles, but these high achievers were not rich from night to day. They were years of sweat per cent, and this explains the advanced age of most of them. We will them:

Top 10 richest men in Brazil of 2016

10.Walter Faria – USD 2.6 billion – Grupo Petrópolis

10-walter-fariaAfter buying Cervejaria Petrópolis in 1998, Walter Faria has increased from 2 to 11% of the domestic beer market. Its major brands are Itaipava and Crystal beers, occupying the 6th and 7th among the most sold in the country . It has established itself as the second brewery in the market, behind only Ambev. Compared to 2015, his fortune fell from $ 3.4 billion to $ 2.6 currently, however, he achieved great things, naming two arenas of the World Cup, Recife and Salvador, as Itaipava Arena.

9.Moreira Salles Brothers – U $ 2.8 billion – Itaú Unibanco SA

9-moreira-salles-brothers-1Fernando Roberto Moreira Salles, 69, is one of four brothers heirs of his late father Walter Moreira Salles, founder of Unibanco. After the merger of Unibanco and Itau in 2008, each has a controlling stake in the largest bank in Latin America today. Each of the brothers has a net worth of 2.8 billion dollars.



9-moreira-salles-brothers-2João Moreira Salles, 54, is one of the four brothers are heirs of Unibanco, now part of Itaú. Despite coming from a family of bankers, he chose to be a documentary filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer. He has produced and created several documentaries through his production company founded in 1987 VideoFilmes.


9-moreira-salles-brothers-3Pedro Moreira Salles, 56, also has a stake in Itau Unibanco. In addition to this source of income, Peter is a partner of Cambuhy Investment investment company. In 2015, the company acquired a Hering, the largest network of retail franchises in Brazil. It also has participation in Parnaiba Natural Gas (PGN).



9-moreira-salles-brothers-4Walter Moreira Salles Junior, 59, belongs to a family of older bankers of the country. In addition to participating in the Itaú-Unibanco, he and his brothers are majority shareholders in Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração (CBMM), the leading global provider of niobium.


8.Jorge Moll Filho – USD 3 billion – Rede D’Or São Luiz

8-jorge-moll-filhoJorge, 71, is a cardiologist and master of public health from UFRJ. It is a businessman and owner of one of the largest operators of hospitals and laboratories in Brazil. Currently, Rede D’Or has 31 hospitals and 3 more units under construction between the states of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Distrito Federal and Pernambuco. In 2010, it acquired control of the hospital group São Luiz, totaling 34,000 employees, 4,900 beds and 3 million per year emergency calls.


7.Abilio Diniz – USD 3.4 billion – Carrefour and investments

7-abilio-dinizWith residence in São Paulo, Abilio Diniz, 78, 6 children, controls the holding Peninsula Holdings, with investments in Dufry AG, BRG Brazil Foods, BCAA Education and most significant investment in Carrefour, where it holds 10% of the shares in the units in Brazil. That’s right, after selling all his shares of Grupo Pão de Açúcar, founded by his father Diniz acts in the former competitor. He is also considering selling its 62 buildings that rent to Supermarkets Sugar Loaf to buy more shares in Carrefour.

6.Marino Brothers – USD 4.3 billion each – Globo

6-marino-brothers-1José Roberto Marinho (known internally as “Joe”) is married and has 59 years. He is the son and heir of the founder of the Globo group , Roberto Marinho. The entire conglomerate built, was divided among the three children following this ranking. José holds the position of vice president in conjunction with João Roberto Marinho. The older brother, Roberto Irineu Marinho, is the president of the company that became the world’s second largest media conglomerate.



6-marino-brothers-2João Roberto Marinho is the 3 brothers billionaires of Globo Organizations and participation. Together they total more than R $ 50 billion in assets. The company of the Navy expanded so much in recent years that got only 6 billion profit in 2012, in a total revenue of 12 billion. The novels are one of the most prominent international products and are sold to more than 100 countries . John has 61 years and is married to Gisela Marino. He is currently president of the Editorial Board and vice president of the company.


6-marino-brothers-3Roberto Irineu Marinho, 67, married with four children, is one of the most influential men in Brazil through the Globo Organizations. As owner and president of the group, controls 5 own stations to broadcast TV and over 117 affiliates. It also controls more than 30 cable channels: Megapix, Gloob, GNT, Multishow, Viva, Bis +, Globosat HD OFF, Combat, SporTV, PFC, GloboNews and network Telecine . The company operates in various other sectors such as print media, radio and has one of the most important of Brazil recorders, the SOM FREE .
Roberto and his family also supports charity through the Roberto Marinho Foundation.

5.Eduardo Saverin – USD 6.2 billion – Facebook and investments

5-eduardo-saverinEduardo (32 years) continues on the 6th place with a net worth estimated at $ 5.1 billion (youngest on the list). He was one of the co-founders of Facebook along with Mark Zuckerberg. Today it has 2.5% shares in the social network. According to Forbes, the increase of his fortune was due to investments in several startups like Qwiki, Jumio, Hampton Creek Foods and Silvercar. And above all, the high valuation of Facebook IPO in recent years. Currently Saverin lives in Singapore.


4.Carlos Alberto Sicupira – USD 11.3 billion – Anheuser-Busch Inbev

4-carlos-alberto-sicupiraThis entrepreneur 67, is part of a successful trio. Together with Jorge Paulo Lemann and Marcell Telles, control the brewery Anheuser-Busch Inbev (Inbev) , the world’s largest brewer, with 25% global market share and besides being one of the five largest companies in the world in consumer products. It is also one of the network owners of fast food Burger King , one of the biggest franchises in the world .


3.Marcel Herrmann Telles – USD 13 billion – Anheuser-Busch Inbev

3-marcel-herrmann-tellesThis 65 – year-man is born brewer, founded AmBev with the merger of Antartica and Brahma and then joined with the Belgian brewer Interbrew, and so did the InBev,  and later with the purchase of Budweiser became the ABInBev , the world’s largest brewer. With its partners, Jorge Paulo Lemann and Carlos Alberto Sicupira manage and control the reign of domestic beer and retail giant, Lojas Americanas .


2.Joseph Safra – USD 17.2 billion – Safra

2-joseph-safraThis Lebanese in Brazil saw an opportunity to grow and invest. Naturalized Brazilian and founded the Safra Bank – one of the 10 largest banks in Brazil – with his brothers. However, it does not stop there. Invested in Aracruz Celulose SA , a telephone company in Israel and several smaller banks around the world. In 2014, his fortune was estimated at $ 16 billion, showing some stability in business.


1.Jorge Paulo Lemann – USD 27.8 billion – Anheuser-Busch Inbev

1-jorge-paulo-lemannThere’s no way to speak of George not to mention their partners. This Rio de Janeiro 75 years, so the beer trio along with Marcel Telles and Carlos Alberto Sicupira control ABInBev , the world’s largest brewer. If you drink a Skol, Brahma, Antarctica, Pepsi or Guarana Antartica, you are contributing to these three fortune. They are also owners of Lojas Americanas, Americanas.com, Submarino.com, Burger King in Brazil and recently acquired together with Warren Buffet the Heinz ketchup (catsup the most consumed in the world). Since the fall of Batista , Jorge occupies the second time the first position among the richest men in Brazil.