Eike Batista vs Silvio Santos

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$10.6 Billion
Net worth 2018
$1.3 Billion
Energy
Industry
Media
Brazil
Country
Brazil
03/11/1956
BirthDay
12/12/1930
2
Children
4
Drop Out, RWTH Aachen University
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2017

In January 2017, Brazilian authorities issued a detention order for Batista and eight other individuals as part of Operation Car Wash (Portuguese: Operação Lava Jato), a high-profile $100 million money laundering investigation

2015

On 9 February 2015, Brazilian police seized seven cars, including a white Lamborghini Aventador, and cash from Batista

2014

6 billion and he was ranked at the 142nd place on the list of the richest men in the world

2013

On 26 July 2013, Bloomberg News reported his losses as "historic"

2012

In April 2012 the EBX Group contracted International Business Machines Corp

2011

There were 20,000 people working in the construction and operation of the Group's projects in 2011

2010

IstoÉ magazine also listed Batista as one of the 100 most influential people in 2010

2009

In 2009, he moved up to the 61st position and was considered the richest man in Brazil

2008

Another 17 Brazilians were on the list, including Batista (who in 2008 said his goal was to become the richest man in the world in five years)

2006

In 2006, he covered the 220 nautical miles between Santos and Rio de Janeiro in 3h01m47s and beat the record for the course in his boat, the Spirit of Brazil

2004

From 2004 to 2010 Batista created and put into operation five companies: MMX (mining), MPX (energy), OGX (petroleum), LLX (logistics) and OSX (offshore industry)

2000

However, akin to Japanese businessman Masayoshi Son, who lost over 90% of his fortune during the dotcom boom of 2000, Batista's wealth has decreased by over 100% between March 2012 and January 2014, from a peak net worth of $32 billion to a negative net worth

1991

Batista married the model Luma de Oliveira in 1991, and divorced her in 2004

1980

Since the 1980s, Batista created and put into operation eight gold mines in Brazil and Canada (Amapari, Casa Berardi, Crixás, Musselwhite, New Britania, Novo Astro, Novo Planeta and Paracatu), a silver mine in Chile (La Coipa), and three iron ore mines in Brazil (Mina 63, Tico-Tico and Ipé)

1974

In 1974, he began to study metallurgical engineering at the University of Aachen in Germany

1961

Batista was the second of seven children of businessman Eliezer Batista (pt), who was Minister of Mines and Energy in the João Goulart and Fernando Collor administrations and a former president of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (now known simply as Vale), then wholly a state enterprise, between 1961–1964 and 1979–1986

1956

Eike Fuhrken Batista da Silva (Portuguese: [ˈajk(i) ˈfuʁkẽj bɐˈtʃiʃtɐ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ]; born 3 November 1956) is a Brazilian business magnate who made and lost a fortune in mining and oil and gas exploration

2014

Santos's other trademark is wearing a full-size microphone on his chest (although he would eventually abandon this practice by late 2014)

2008

In 2008, Grupo Silvio Santos completed 50 years and was then formed by 44 companies, with ventures that range from agribusiness to banks and hotels

1989

Silvio Santos also tried to get involved in politics and even ran for president in 1989, but due to irregularities in the party he had affiliated to, his candidacy was contested

1981

In 1981 he finally had the permission to operate what would become TVS, in São Paulo

1976

In 1976, he started to fight for the rights of having his own television network, as he wanted to expand his prizes raffling

1963

He is the presenter of the second oldest Brazilian program: Programa Silvio Santos (1963–present)

1930

Senor Abravanel (born December 12, 1930), known professionally as Silvio Santos, is a Brazilian entrepreneur and television host

1897

His father, Alberto Abravanel, was born in Thessalonica, Greece in 1897, and his mother, Rebecca Caro, was born in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire in 1907