The youngest billionaire in the world is Brazilian from Santa Catarina; find out!

The youngest billionaire in the world is Brazilian from Santa Catarina; find out!
The youngest billionaire in the world is Brazilian from Santa Catarina; find out!

The Brazilian who entered the famous list of billionaires ‘earned’, on average, R$ 763 thousand per day since her birth

Livia Voigta Brazilian heir to the WEG machinery and equipment company in Santa Catarina, won the title of youngest global billionaire, according to the 2024 Forbes magazine annual survey.

With her shareholding in the corporation, the 19-year-old young woman, who recently entered university, accumulates assets of US$1.1 billion (R$5.56 billion). On average, this is equivalent to a daily income of R$763,252.84 since July 10, 2004, his birth.

Resident of Florianópolis, she occupies the place previously occupied by Clemente Del Vecchio, an Italian who is the youngest of six children of Leonardo Del Vecchio, the tycoon founder of Luxottica, the leading eyewear brand in the world.

Your eldest sister,Dora Voight, also appears in the ranking at 26 years old. Both are the youngest granddaughters of Werner Ricardo Voigt, one of the co-founders of the Brazilian production company, who passed away in 2016.

Owning around 3% of the company’s shares, according to Forbes, they are among the seven new additions among the 25 billionaires younger and are two of the 18 heiresses of the conglomerate. However, the sisters do not hold seats on the WEG board or board of directors.

Billionaire relatives

Your older cousins, Eduardo Voigt Schwartz It is Mariana Voigt Schwartz Gomes, are also part of the list due to their participation in WEG. Each holds just under 4% of the company’s shares, which translates into a patrimony of US$ 1.3 billion, explains G1.

Established in 1961 by partners Werner Ricardo Voigt, Eggon João da Silva It is Geraldo WerninghausWEG is one of the main manufacturers of electrical equipment on a global scale, headquartered in Jaraguá do Sul, in the North of Santa Catarina.

WEG exports its products to more than 135 countries and stands out as one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world. Initially focused on the production of electric motors, the company expanded its operations to include the manufacture of electronic components, products for industrial automation, power transformers, among other equipment.

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