Jaime Botin was bornon 10 April 1936 in Madrid, Spain, Spain. Jaime Botin is #951 in List Billionaires People In The World. Jaime Botin is the largest shareholder of Spanish bank Bankinter S.A. and a member of the most successful banking family in Spanish history. Jaime's great grandfather founded Spain's largest bank, Santander. His grandfather, father, and brother Emilio have all been presidents of the bank. In the late 1990s Jaime served as vice chairman of Santander while his brother was chairman. Jaime left the role in 2004 and continued to increase his stake in Bankinter. He now owns a 24% stake in the bank through his holding company Cartival S.A. Jaime is married with five children. Authorities reportedly seized a $28 million Picasso from his yacht in 2015, contending that he was trying to sell a national treasure abroad. He said he owned it, and it was his right to do whatever he wanted with it. Litigation over the piece continues today.
In June 2017, he was indicted on charges of trafficking in art, in connection with his alleged attempt to illegally export the Picasso painting
He served as Vice Chairman of the Santander Bank in the 1990s
His father Emilio Botín (1903–1993) and elder brother Emilio Botín have been chairman of the Santander Group, and following his death in 2014, was succeeded by his daughter (Jaime's niece) Ana Patricia Botín