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Emilio Azcarraga Jean

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Net worth 2018: $1.56 Billion
Industry: Media
Residence: Mexico City, Mexico
Country: Mexico
BirthDay: 21 February 1968
Sigh: Pisces
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Emilio Azcarraga Jean was bornon 21 February 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico. Emilio Azcarraga Jean is #1359 in List Billionaires People In The World. Emilio Azcarraga Jean is the president and CEO of Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa, one of the world's largest producers of Spanish language TV content. He became the CEO after the death of his father in 1997. In January 2015, Televisa sold its 50% stake in mobile phone company Iusacell back to its partner Grupo Salinas (owned by billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego) for $717 million plus an undisclosed amount of debt. It had purchased that stake from Salinas in 2012. AT&T then bought all of Iusacell from Salinas for $2.5 billion, including $800 million in debt. Televisa increased its hold on cable TV, buying Mexican cable TV company Cablevision Red in January 2015 for $695 million. Televisa has acquired other cable TV companies in recent years. Azcarraga is a board member of Endeavor, an international non-profit development organization that finds and supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1 Billion

2010

$1.5 Billion

2011

$2.3 Billion

2012

$2 Billion

2013

$2.5 Billion

2014

$2.6 Billion

2015

$3.1 Billion

2016

$2.1 Billion

2017

$2.1 Billion

2018

$1.56 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

On October 26, 2017, Televisa announced that Azcárraga Jean was stepping down as CEO of the firm on January 1, 2018

1951

He is one of the richest businesspersons in Latin America, ranked seventh richest in Mexico and 512th globally with a fortune estimated at $2

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