Jorge Paulo Lemann Biography
World's 29th richest person Jorge Paulo Lemann is a Brazilian entrepreneur, who has an estimated net worth of $29.7 billion. Back in 2015, he was listed as the top entry for the Richest Brazilians by Forbes Brazil. The investor is the current Co-Founder as well as Member of 3G Capital, Inc. Furthermore, Lemann has also previously served as director for The kraft Heinz Company and Heinz board, followed by Anheuser Busch InBev, The Gillette Company, and Lojas Americanas.
Jorge Paulo Lemann was born on 26th August 1939 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His father Paul Lemann is a Swiss immigrant who founded the dairy manufacturer, Leco, whereas his mother Anna Yvette Truebner is a Brazilian of Swiss origin.
At the age of 14, he went through a mental and emotional trauma when he lost his father in the bus accident.
Following his graduation from the American School of Rio de Janeiro, he enrolled at Harvard University, majoring in economics. He played tennis at Harvard and won the Brazilian national tennis championship 5 times. He represented both Brazil and Swiss Davis teams and played at Wimbledon.
After earning bachelors degree in economic., Lemann worked as a trainee at Credit Suisse in Geneva for a year. Five years later, the first company in which he had an equity interest, Invesco, went bankrupt. There he held 2% equity stake.
Later on, he partnered with Marcel Herrman Telles and Carlos Alberto Sicupira to start the Brazilian investment banking firm Banco Garantia. With a dedication and passion towards his work, he led Garantia into one of the country’s most prominent and revolutionizes investment.
Moreover, the investment was undaunted by a market crash. He then went on to serve at Companhia Cervejaria Brahma as a member of the board of directors.
This business tycoon has also served at various enterprises including Gillette, Lojas Americanas S.A., and New York Stock Exchange.
Currently 78, Lemann has married twice and is blessed with a total of six children. He first exchanged the wedding vows with Maria de Santiago Dantas, a psychoanalyst. At the age of sixty, his wife Maria died.
He then tied the knot with his second wife Susanna Lemann, an educator by profession. Together with his second wife, he has five children named Kim, Jorge Felipe, Marc, Lara, and Anna Victoria.
The couple is still together and living blissful life without any news and rumors about separation, extra-marital affairs, and divorce.
Lemann, who holds both Brazil and Switzerland nationality, is 5-feet-7-inches tall and belongs to white ethnicity.
This entrepreneur mogul has an estimated net worth of $29.7 billion. However, his annual salary is under review. Likewise, he owns a luxurious house in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland.Edit
Born in United States
Jorge Paulo Lemann was born on 26 August 1939 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His father, Paul Lemann is a Swiss immigrant, who founded the dairy manufacturer, Leco, whereas his mother, Anna Yvette Truebner is a Brazilian of Swiss origin.Edit
After earning a bachelors degree in economics from Harvard University, Lemann began working as a trainee at Credit Suisse in Geneva for a year. Five years later, the first company in which he had equity interest named Invesco went bankrupt where he held 2% equity stake.Edit
Lemann partnered with Marcel Herrman Telles and Carlos Alberto Sicupira to form the Brazilian investment banking firm Banco Garantia. With a dedication and passion towards his work, he led the Garantia into one of the country’s most prominent and revolutionizes investment, additionally, the investment was undaunted by a market crash.Edit
The AmBev which is merged by two companies: Brahma beer and Companhia Antarctica Paulista had a 35% profit margin on sales of $2.7 billion. Going deep, The Ambev is formed when Lemann and his partner’s company, GP Investimentos bought control two Brazilian breweries.Edit
Establised “3G Capital”
In the year 2004, together with his partners, Lemann established Investment Company “3G Capital”. Six years later, the company acquired the stocks of the “Burger King Holdings, Inc”, for a worth $4 billion.Edit
Lemann's First Wife
Lemann's first spouse, Maria de Santiago Dantas who was a psychoanalyst, died at the age of sixty. The ex couple together has a child.Edit
Net worth around $29.7 billion
As of 2018, Lemann has an estimated net worth of $29.7 billion. Apart from financial aspects, he is living a blissful life with his second wife and six children.Edit