Emanuele (Lino) Saputo Net Worth

Net Worth: $5.15 Billion
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  • Birth Place:

    Montelepre, Sicily, Italy
  • Full Name:

    Emanuele Saputo
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About Emanuele Saputo

Emanuele (Lino) Saputo has an estimated net worth of $5.15 billion as of March 2017, according to Bloomberg. Together with the boom of pizza consumption in 1980s-1990s, Lino's fortune also increased. He acquired U.S. and Canadian dairies in the 80s which made him the cheese king in Canada.

In 1969, he became the President and Chairman of the Board of Saputo Inc. and in 1998, he became the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.  In March 2004,  is son, Lino Jr. succeeded as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company while Lino Sr. remained as the Chairman of the Board.  Emanuele (Lino) Saputo is also known for his generosity and philanthropic works mostly in the hospitals of Montreal Canada.