Net Worth: $2.2 Billion
- Source of Wealth Banking
- Birth Place Brazil
- Marital Status Divorced
- Full Name Maria de Lourdes Egydio Villela
- Nationality Brazil
- Date of Birth 1943
- Ethnicity Brazil
- Occupation Businesswoman
- Education Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP)
- Children 2
About Maria de Lourdes Egydio Villela
Brazilian businesswoman Maria de Lourdes Egydio Villela has an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion as of March 2012 according to Forbes. Most of Villela’s fortune is derived from her massive banking investments.
Maria de Lourdes Egydio Villela is currently divorced with two children. She debuted into Forbes list of world billionaires in 2011 with her $2 billion net worth.
Socialite and philanthropist Maria de Lourdes Egydio Villela was born to one of the oldest banking families of Brazil. Her family owns Banco Itau which in 2008 merged with Unibanco. This led to the creation of Itau Unibanco which is now considered as the second largest bank in Brazil.
Currently, she works for Itausa Investments as the vice chairwoman of the company’s board. She is also one of the major stakeholders in the bank. Also, Villela serves as the President of the Museum of Modern Art of Sao Paulo.