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Amancio Ortega

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Net worth 2018: $66 Billion
Residence: La Coruna, Spain
Country: Spain
BirthDay: 28 March 1936
Sigh: Aries
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Amancio Ortega was bornon 28 March 1936 in La Coruna, Spain, Spain. Amancio Ortega is #6 in List Billionaires People In The World. Ortega is the richest man in Europe and the wealthiest retailer in the world. A pioneer in fast fashion, he cofounded Zara parent Inditex with his ex-wife Rosalia Mera (d. 2013) in 1975. Ortega typically earns more than $400 million in dividends a year. He has invested in an ever-expanding real estate portfolio, which includes buildings in Madrid, Barcelona, London, Chicago, Miami and New York.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$18.3 Billion

2010

$25 Billion

2011

$31 Billion

2012

$37.5 Billion

2013

$57 Billion

2014

$64 Billion

2015

$64.5 Billion

2016

$67 Billion

2017

$71.3 Billion

2018

$66 Billion

In the street, I only want to be recognized by my family, my friends and people I work with.

Amancio Ortega
TIMELINE
2012

In 2012 Ortega donated about €20 million to Caritas Internationalis, a Roman Catholic relief organisation

2011

In 2011, Ortega announced his imminent retirement from Inditex, parent company of the Zara chain, stating that he would ask Inditex vice-president and CEO Pablo Isla to take his place at the helm of the textile empire

2000

His public appearance in 2000, as part of the warm-up prior to his company's initial public offering on the stock market in 2001, made headlines in the Spanish financial press

1999

Until 1999, no photograph of Ortega had ever been published

1975

In 1975, he opened his first Zara store with his wife Rosalía Mera

1972

In 1972, he founded Confecciones Goa to sell quilted bathrobes

1936

Amancio Ortega Gaona (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈmanθjo orˈteɣa ɣaˈona], born 28 March 1936) is a Spanish business tycoon

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