Initially the CEO of Coca-Cola Mexico, Vicente Fox increased the sales of the soft drink in Mexico by 50%. He later focused on politics, joining the National Action Party and leading the country as its president. He has a rare condition called polydactyly, meaning he has 6 toes in both feet.
The daughter of Mexican actor Susana Dosamantes, Paulina Rubio had decided to become a singer at age 7. She soared to fame with the children’s band Timbiriche and later released chart-topping solo tracks such as Mio. She has appeared in telenovelas and has hosted the show Vive el Verano, too.
Aarón Sanchez is a Mexican restaurateur, celebrity chef, and television personality. He co-owns the New Orleans-based restaurant, Johnny Sánchez. Apart from hosting the Emmy-nominated show Taco Trip, Sanchez has also appeared on other popular cooking shows like Iron Chef America. He is also credited with founding the Aarón Sánchez Scholarship Fund which aims at empowering chefs from the Latin community.
Mexican actor Eduardo Santamarina soared to fame with his telenovelas on Televisa and Telemundo. He is best known as Alejandro Cárdenas Ruíz from Rubí and as José Andrés Garcés del Valle from Marisol. He also owns a restaurant and a catering company and is married to actor Mayrín Villanueva.
Carlos Slim Domit is a Mexican businessman. He is the son of business magnate, investor, and philanthropist Carlos Slim Helú. He has a degree in business administration from Universidad Anáhuac. Currently, he serves as the chairman of the board of America Movil, Grupo Sanborns, Grupo Carso, and Telmex. He is also a member of the senate of the FIA.
Carlos Hank González was a Mexican politician and businessman who established a business empire of transportation and banking interests. While growing his business, Carlos Hank was able to build political contacts which helped him pursue a career in politics. From 1969 to 1975, Carlos Hank González held the governor's office in the State of Mexico.
Zhenli Ye Gon is a Chinese-Mexican businessman who owns various Mexican corporations including Unimed Pharm Chem México. A suspected member of the Sinaloa Cartel, Zhenli Ye Gon is currently under the scanner for allegedly trafficking pseudoephedrine into Mexico from Asia.
Emilio Azcárraga Milmo was a Mexican businessman who carried on his father Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta's legacy by solidifying his family business in the field of entertainment. An influential personality, Milmo owned the twelve-station Spanish-language network Univision in the USA. Emilio Azcárraga Milmo also owned popular Mexican TV stations and served as the chairman of the US-based Spanish-language TV network Galavisión.
Arturo Sarukhán is a Mexican diplomat and founder of Sarukhan + Associates LLC where he also serves as president. A public speaker and consultant, Sarukhán is revered in many universities. Apart from serving as a professor, he also contributes to newspapers. In 2006, Arturo Sarukhán received the rank of career ambassador for his long-term association with the Mexican Foreign Service.
Eduardo Bours is a Mexican businessman and politician best known for his service as governor of Sonora from 2003 to 2009. His term as the governor of Sonora witnessed the tragic ABC Day Care Center Fire in Hermosillo, Sonora, and his supposed negligence in the investigation of the fire, which killed 44 toddlers, is often criticized.
Olegario Vazquez Rana is a Mexican businessman and entrepreneur. Vázquez Raña, who owns several companies, is the principal shareholder and chairman of Grupo Empresarial Ángeles. A former Olympian and competitive shooter, Olegario Vazquez Rana was the world record-holder in air rifle in 1973 and 1975. From 1980 to 2018, he served as the President of the ISSF.
Isabel del Puerto was a Mexican-American model, dancer, actress, photojournalist, writer, entrepreneur, and realtor. She contributed greatly to the prosperity of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema during the 1940s and 1950s. A multi-talented person, Isabel del Puerto lived her life to the fullest. After her retirement, she dedicated her time to help homeless people by heading a charity.
Antonio Ortiz Mena was a Mexican economist best known for his service as Mexico's Secretary of Finance from 1958 to 1970, during which the country's per-capita income grew 3.4 percent every year. From 1971 to 1988, Antonio Ortiz Mena also served as the President of the Inter-American Development Bank.
Alejo Peralta was a Mexican industrial businessman best remembered for founding the professional baseball team, Mexico City Tigers. Now known by the name Quintana Roo Tigers, the baseball team competes in the Mexican League. The Quintana Roo Tigers was long owned by Alejo Peralta's son Carlos Peralta before it was bought by an ownership group in 2017.
Maria Gertrudis Barceló was a Mexican saloon owner and gambler best known as a prostitute and deceiver, thanks to a series of American newspaper serials and travel writings before, during, and after the Mexican–American War. Barceló had accumulated a small fortune by taking advantage of the situation where American and Mexican traders had to use the famous Santa Fe Trail.
Carmelo Torres was a Mexican matador, businessman, TV producer, author, and journalist. Also known as the Bullfighting Diplomat, Torres achieved immense fame as a manager of bullfighters and was close to many politicians, including Rafael Caldera and Mexican President José López Portillo. Carmelo Torres is also credited with founding Video Bullfighting System, a pioneering business specializing in recording Venezuelan bullfights.
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José Bastón is a Mexican businessman best known as the husband of the popular American actress and producer, Eva Longoria. Although he prefers maintaining a low profile and hates it when his wife posts his pictures on her social media pages, José Bastón seems to be adjusting well to the limelight.
Marco Antonio Slim Domit is a Mexican businessman best known as the second eldest son of business mogul and philanthropist Carlos Slim Helú. Apart from playing an important role in managing the financial aspects of his family's business empire, Marco Antonio Slim Domit also runs a private investment management company called BlackRock, Inc.