Silvio Santos vs Edir Macedo & family

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$1.3 Billion
Net worth 2018
$1.1 Billion
Media
Industry
Media
Brazil
Country
Brazil
12/12/1930
BirthDay
18/02/1945
4
Children
3
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
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

2013

From March 2013 to 2015 Macedo has been on the Forbes billionaires list with a reported US$1

2010

On 19 October 2010 the São Paulo Justice Court (TJ-SP) annulled all accusations made by the São Paulo Public Ministry against the UCKG and its principal representatives by a majority vote

2007

In 2007 Macedo was also criticized for the acquisitions by his church which include: twenty-three TV stations, forty radio stations, two major daily newspapers, a real estate agency, a health insurance company, and an airline

2003

The São Paulo state prosecutor said that Macedo and his associates had misappropriated more than US$2 billion in donations from 2003 to 2008 alone, and that the alleged scheme went back 10 years

1992

In 1992 he spent eleven days in jail on accusations of charlatanism

1977

He founded with others the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil in 1977

1970

Macedo was raised Catholic, but by 1970 converted to Pentecostalism

1963

In 1963 he began a career as a civil servant, initially working with the state-run lottery of Rio de Janeiro, Loterj, and also at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, IBGE, as a researcher in the economic census of 1970

1945

Edir Macedo was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1945 (one of seven surviving children)