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Gabriel Escarrer

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Net worth 2018: $1.96 Billion
Industry: Service
Residence: Palma de Majorca, Spain
Country: Spain
BirthDay: 1935
Children: 6
BIOGRAPHY

Gabriel Escarrer was bornon 1935 in Palma de Majorca, Spain, Spain. Gabriel Escarrer is #1303 in List Billionaires People In The World. Gabriel Escarrer founded Meliá Hotels International, one of the world's largest hotel chains, when he was just 21. Starting with one 60-room hotel on Palma de Mallorca, Spain more than 50 years ago, Escarrer now sits atop an empire of more than 350 hotels and resorts in 35 countries, which haul in $1.6 billion in revenues. The largest hotel chain in Spain and one of the largest in the world, Meliá continues to grow. In 2013 the company added 28 new hotels and was on pace to do the same in 2014. Escarrer serves as chairman, and his son, also named Gabriel Escarrer, is vice chairman and CEO. They still live on Mallorca, an island off the coast of Spain, where the company is headquartered. The elder Escarrer is an avid golfer.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$1.4 Billion

2012

$1 Billion

2013

$1.15 Billion

2014

$1.7 Billion

2015

$1.6 Billion

2016

$1.3 Billion

2017

$1.7 Billion

2018

$1.96 Billion

TIMELINE
1935

Gabriel Escarrer Juliá (born February 1935) is a Spanish billionaire, and the founder of Meliá Hotels International

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