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Iris Fontbona

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Net worth 2018: $16.38 Billion
Industry: Metals & Mining
Residence: Santiago, Chile
Country: Chile
BirthDay: 1942
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Iris Fontbona was bornon 1942 in Santiago, Chile, Chile. Iris Fontbona is #83 in List Billionaires People In The World. Iris Fontbona is the widow of Andrónico Luksic, who built a fortune in mining and beverages before dying of cancer in 2005. He left his businesses to Fontbona and their three sons: Jean-Paul, Andronico and Guillermo (who died of lung cancer in 2013 of at age 57). Fontbona and her children control Antofagasta Plc, which trades on the London Stock Exchange and owns copper mines in Chile. Fontbona and her children also own a majority stake in Quiñenco, a publicly-traded Chilean conglomerate active in banking, beer, manufacturing, energy, transportation and port services. Their other assets include two chains of hotels in Croatia, Adriatic Luxury Resorts and Laguna Porec. Jean-Paul is chairman of Antofagasta, and Andronico heads up Quiñenco. In 2015, Iris Fontbona donated $4.3 million to the annual Chilean Telethon, which benefits children who have physical disabilities.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$6 Billion

2010

$11 Billion

2011

$19.2 Billion

2012

$17.8 Billion

2013

$17.4 Billion

2014

$15.5 Billion

2015

$13.5 Billion

2016

$10.1 Billion

2017

$13.7 Billion

2018

$16.38 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

She is the richest person in Chile, with a net worth as of March 2017 of $12

2016

In 2016, she donated another large sum, $4,400 million CLP, which assisted in setting a record for the charity event in terms of funds raised

2015

In 2015, Fontbona donated a record $3,100 million CLP to the annual Chilean Telethon, which seeks to help children with physical disabilities

2014

In 2014, Forbes considered Iris Fontbona & family to be the 4th richest family in Latin America

2013

Another son was Guillermo Luksic, who died of lung cancer in 2013

2010

She is the wealthiest person in Chile, one of the fifth wealthiest in Latin America, and the 101st wealthiest person in the world

2005

Fontbona acquired her wealth following the death of her husband, Andrónico Luksic Abaroa, in 2005 from cancer

1942

Fontbona was born in 1942 and attended a Catholic high school

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