Net Worth: $7.54 Billion
- Source of Wealth Media
- Birth Place Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Marital Status Married (Gisela Marinho)
- Full Name João Roberto Marinho
- Nationality Brazil
- Date of Birth September 16, 1953
- Ethnicity Italian, Portuguese
- Occupation Chairman of the Editorial Board and Vice President of Globo Organizations
- Children 3
About João Roberto Marinho
Brazilian businessman João Roberto Marinho has a net worth of $7.54 billion as of July 2017, according to Bloomberg. He is the third child among the four children of the late communications tycoon Roberto Marinho. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Editorial Board and vice president of Globo Organizations, Latin America’s largest media group. It began in Rio de Janeiro in 1925 when the newspaper was launched by their grandfather, Irineu Marinho, who died only 25 days after the first issue was published. The company was left to his oldest son, the late Roberto Marinho, who was responsible in building the conglomerate today.
João Roberto began his career as a journalist for O Globo, a Brazilian newspaper that is the most prominent print publication of the media conglomerate. He also serves as the Managing Director of the Roberto Marinho Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Governance of the Instituto Millenium. He is also an amateur equestrian.