Conquistadors though they are going to find El Dorado, a city solely made of gold in Mexico. They hadn’t found it but these individuals are living their Mexican dream. Mexico is the leader in Central America and their GDP is steadily rising .The richest have their share in advancing Mexico even further .These men and women are the engineers of Mexico wealth so they deserve every piece of attention that they can get. We dedicate this list to top 10 richest men in Mexico 2015.
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10. Jose and Francisco Rojas
Rojas brother are the Mexican beverage and snacks magnates. They own more than half of shares in Coca-Cola Philippines. Their wealth is USD2.2 dollars.
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9. Rufino Vigil Gonzalez
He is a CEO of Industries CH a steel and processing company with the annual capacity of more than 5 million tons. Mr. Gonzales owns 64% stake in the company that has numerous subsidiaries and produces commercial steel and wielded steel tubes. His wealth is USD2.4 million.
8. Emilio Azcarraga Jean
Jean is a media mogul and the director of the Mexican Televisa,a broadcasting company that makes soaps called Telenovelas. His wealth is USD3 billion.
7. Jeronimo Arango
Jeronimo Arrango and his brothers sold their stake in retail company Cifra to Wall Mart’s Mexican subsidiary in 1997.This brought them substantial wealth and Jeronimo Arango’s net worth is USD 4.4 billion dollars.
6. Maria Asuncion Aramburzabala
Maria Asuncion Aramburzabala is the second wealthiest woman in Mexico. She holds a stake in Grupo modelo, the company that produces famous beers like Corona and Negra Modelo. Her wealth is USD5.6 billion.
5. Eva Gonda Rivera
Eva Gonda Rivera owns a major stake in a beverage company FEMSA that operates both in Mexico and in South America. Her wealth is USD6.7 billion.
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4. Ricardo Salinas Pilego
Mr. Pilego is the founder and chairman of Grupo Salinas, a group of companies that have interests in telecommunications, media, financial services and retail stores .He owns the large Television Network called Azteca TV that operates only in Spanish language. His wealth is 9.8 billion dollars.
3. Alberto Bailleres
Alberto Bailleres has bottling, mining and retail operations. He had faced serious losses last year due to lower metal prices and slower economic growth. His wealth is USD10.2 billion.
2. German Larrea Motta Velasco
German Larrea Motta Velasco is the mining tycoon and he has a major stake in Gruppo Mexico a company that is the largest mining and infrastructure company in Mexico. His wealth is USD14.2 billion.
1. Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos Slim Helu is the owner of Grupo Carso a conglomerate trough which he owns stakes in many major Mexican companies. He was the richest person in the world from 2010 to 2013.His wealth is USD75.9 billion dollars.
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It is a golden time for these individuals as they own a large amount of wealth which they use to help their communities and their country Mexico. Mexico has a bright economic future and the 10 richest men and women certainly contribute to the fact.