Net Worth: $1.7 Billion
- Source of Wealth Homebuilding
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Rubens Menin Teixeira de Souza
- Nationality Brazil
- Ethnicity Brazilian
- Occupation Founder, Chairman and CEO of MRV Engenharia
- Education Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
- Children three children
About Rubens Menin Teixeira de Souza
Brazilian billionaire Rubens Menin Teixeira de Souza is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MRV Engenharia and he has an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion according to Forbes as of March 2013. The company is the third largest homebuilder and real estate firm in Brazil which was founded in 1979 and is based in Belo Horizonte.
With his estimated net worth of $1.7 billion, Mr. Menin is the 31st person in Brazil and the 882nd in the World Billionaires list. Most of his fortune came from his state in the low cost home builder. In 2011, 33% of MRV Log, the logistics arms of listed MRV Engenharia was bought by the U.S. investment firm, Starwood Capital.
Also called Rubens Menin, he also serves as a Member of the Executive Board of the real estate firm. He is also a founding partner of the MRV Group as well as of the bank, Intermedium. He has been the chairman of the board since it was established in 1994.
Rubens Menin Teixeira de Souza is a graduate of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in 1978 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Through MRV, he sponsors sponsorsSociedade dos Meninos São Vicente de Paulo, a group that provides shelter and schooling for children and teenagers. It is located in Belo Horizonte, north of Rio de Janeiro, where he currently lives.