In Brazil, the ultra-wealthy, predominantly accumulate their fortunes through industries like beer, banking, finance, and minerals. This concentration of wealth is mostly found in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Notable among these billionaires is Marcel Herrmann Telles, with interests in the food and beverage sector.
How many billionaires are in Brazil?
Brazil is home to a total of 44 billionaires. The majority of them are located in Sao Paulo, with 23 billionaires living there. Rio de Janeiro follows with 10 billionaires. Other cities with billionaires include Rondonopolis, Brusque, Cuiaba, Curitiba, Joinville, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Santo Andre, São José dos Pinhais, and Sao Luis, each with one billionaire.
Top 5 Billionaires in Brazil 2023
Who has the highest net worth in Brazil?
1. Marcel Herrmann Telles
Marcel Herrmann Telles was born in 1950 and is a male, self-made billionaire. In 2023, his total net worth was estimated to be 10.6 billion U.S. dollars and he was ranked 165th in terms of wealth worldwide. His primary source of wealth is beer, and he has business interests in the food and beverage industries.
2. Andre Esteves
Andre Esteves was born in 1968 and is a self-made male billionaire. His net worth in 2023 was estimated to be around 4,700 million U.S. dollars, making him the 580th wealthiest person in the world. His wealth is primarily derived from banking and finance investments. He has business interests in finance and investments industries.
3. David Velez & family
David Velez is a self-made male billionaire, born in 1981. He had a net worth of 4500 million U.S. dollars in 2023, ranking 611th in terms of wealth worldwide. His main business interests are in the finance and investments sector, particularly in the fintech industry. His wealth is sourced from his own business interests.
4. Joao Moreira Salles
Joao Moreira Salles, born in 1962, is a male, non-self-made billionaire with a net worth of $4.1 billion, ranking 679th in terms of wealth worldwide in 2023. His wealth comes from banking and minerals, and his business interests span a range of industries.
5. Walther Moreira Salles Junior
Walther Moreira Salles Junior was born in 1956 and is a male. He is a self-made billionaire with a net worth of 4.1 billion US dollars, ranked 679th in the world in 2023. His wealth is derived from banking and minerals, and his business interests span finance and investments.
Sources:Billionaires Statistics Dataset (2023)”