Top 10 Wealthiest People in Brazil
- Thursday January 26th, 2023
- Posted by: Amanda Ennes
- Category: Brazil
Brazil is a developing country with plenty of opportunities for business. And there are some huge companies in Brazil that are very successful. Thus, among the top 10 wealthiest people in Brazil are entrepreneurs and businesspeople that are successful with their companies in the country.
Let’s check who are the top 10 wealthiest people in Brazil.
1. Jorge Paulo Lemann – Net worth: USD 16,1 billion
Jorge Paulo Lemann is an investment banker and businessman. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and dual Brazilian and Swiss citizenship. He is the co-founder of Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital, owning brands like Burger King, Kraft Heinz, and AmBev, which produces the most famous beers in Brazil.
Lemann is the 107th richest person the in the world according to Forbes’ list of real-time billionaires.
2. Marcel Herrmann Telles – Net worth: USD 10,8 billion
Telles is Jorge Paulo Lemann’s business partner along with Carlos Alberto Sicupira and Alexandre Behring, three of the wealthiest people in Brazil. He also founded Ismart, an NGO focusing on providing scholarships for underprivileged students in the top private schools in Brazil.
3. Carlos Alberto Sicupira – Net worth: USD 8,8 billion
Carlos Alberto Sicupira is a partner at 3G Capital along with Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Herrmann Telles, and Alexandre Behring. He owns around 3% of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s share, the largest brewery in the world.
4. Eduardo Saverin – Net worth: USD 7,9 billion
Eduardo Saverin is known for being the co-founder of Facebook. Today, he is an entrepreneur and investor. His grandfather was the founder of TipTop, a popular chain of children’s clothing in Brazil. Saverin was featured in The Social Network movie.
5. Jacob, David, Esther & Alberto Safra – Net worth: USD 7,5 billion
The Safra siblings feature on the list of the wealthiest people in Brazil due to being the heirs of Joseph Safra, one of the most famous bankers in Brazil. By the time of his death in 2020, he was the wealthiest person in Brazil and the richest banker in the world. The family owns Safra Group, comprising banks and financial institutions and industrial operations.
6. Lucia Maggi – Net worth: USD 6,9 billion
Lucia Maggi is the wealthiest woman in Brazil. She is the co-founder of Amaggi Group, one of the largest soja producers in Brazil. In 2022, the company’s revenue exceeded R$ 23 billion.
7. Alexandre Behring – Net worth: USD 5,6 billion
Along with Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Herrmann Telles, and Carlos Alberto Sicupira, Alexandre Behring is also a co-founder at 3G Capital.
8. André Esteves – Net worth: USD 4,9 billion
André Esteves is a senior partner and chairman of BTG Pactual, a financial company from Brazil. They work with investment banking, wealth management, corporate lending, and trading. Esteves was arrested in 2015 on charges of corruption, however, he was acquitted in 2018.
9. Luciano Hang – Net worth: USD 4,8 billion
Luciano Hang is the founder and owner of the Havan chain of department stores. He also invests in hydroelectric power plants, gas stations, real estate companies, and investment funds.
10. Jorge Moll Filho – Net worth: USD 4,5 billion
Jorge Moll Filho closes the list of the top 10 wealthiest people in Brazil. He is a cardiologist and entrepreneur, founder of Rede D’Or, one of the largest hospital chains and lab operators in Brazil. Moll Filho is the 206th wealthiest person in the world.
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