Famous Brazilian Business People

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 1 Eduardo Saverin

Eduardo Saverin
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Born into an affluent Jewish Brazilian family, Eduardo Saverin co-founded Facebook with his Harvard roommate Mark Zuckerberg and others in 2004. He was later involved in a lawsuit against Zuckerberg. He also renounced his U.S. citizenship and moved to Singapore, which some believe was his excuse to avoid paying taxes.

 2 Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn
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Famous As: Former CEO of Renault & Nissan
Birthdate: March 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guajará-Mirim, State of Rondônia, Brazil

Carlos Ghosn is a French–Lebanese–Brazilian businessman who served as the CEO of Michelin North America. He also served as the chairman and CEO of Nissan and Renault. In 1999, he saved Nissan from near bankruptcy and turned around its fortune. In 2018, he was arrested in Japan for misusing Nissan's assets. He dramatically escaped from the custody is currently an internationally wanted fugitive.

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 3 Mike Krieger

Mike Krieger
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: March 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

 4 Jorge Paulo Lemann

Jorge Paulo Lemann
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: August 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro

Jorge Paulo Lemann is a Brazilian billionaire businessman and investment banker. Lemann is credited with co-founding 3G Capital, a Brazilian investment firm, which owns brands like Anheuser-Busch, Burger King, and Heinz. In 2019, Jorge Paulo Lemann was named the world's 37th richest person by Forbes magazine, thanks to his net worth of 24.6 billion US dollars.

 5 David Neeleman

David Neeleman
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: October 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Brazilian-born Dutch-American David Neeleman has redefined the low-cost commercial airline industry with his five airline brands, including JetBlue and Breeze Airways. A university drop-out, Neeleman had started his career as a freelance travel agent, selling package stays in Hawaii, and had then become an airline entrepreneur at 25.

 6 Eike Batista

Eike Batista
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: November 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 7 Edmond Safra

Edmond Safra
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Famous As: Banker, Philanthropist
Birthdate: August 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beirut
Died: December 3, 1999
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 8 Carlos Brito

Carlos Brito
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Famous As: manager
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro

 9 Andressa Urach

Andressa Urach
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Famous As: Businessperson, Model, Dancer
Birthdate: October 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ijuí

 10 Ricardo Brennand

Ricardo Brennand
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Brazil
Died: April 24, 2020

 11 Moise Safra

Moise Safra
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: April 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aleppo, Syria
Died: June 15, 2014

 12 Roberto Marinho

Roberto Marinho
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: August 6, 2003

 13 Graças Foster

Graças Foster
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Famous As: Business executive
Birthdate: August 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Caratinga, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

 14 Aldemir Bendine

Aldemir Bendine
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Famous As: Banking executive
Birthdate: December 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paraguaƈu Paulista, Brazil

 15 Octávio Frias

Octávio Frias
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: August 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: April 29, 2007

 16 Rafael Fragoso

Rafael Fragoso
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Brazil
Died: May 17, 2020

 17 Mario Calixto Filho

Mario Calixto Filho
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arcos, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: June 17, 2020