Américo Amorim in 2009
Américo Ferreira Amorim
21 July 1934
|Died||13 July 2017 (aged 82)|
|Known for||50% interest in Corticeira Amorim|
|Net worth||$4.8 billion (July 2017)|
|Children||3, including Paula Amorim|
He owned a 50% interest in Corticeira Amorim, founded by his grandfather in 1870, and the world's largest producer of cork, with $650 million in sales. He also had interests in finance and energy.
Américo Amorim was married to Maria Fernanda de Oliveira Ramos, the daughter of medical doctor Manuel Pinto Moreira Ramos and Maria José Nunes de Oliveira, and had three daughters, including Paula. They lived in Grijó.
He died on 13 July 2017.
- "Americo Amorim". Forbes. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
- barry hatton, associated press. "Americo Amorim, thought to be Portugal's richest man, dies - ABC News". Abcnews.go.com. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
- Américo Ferreira de Amorim - GeneAll.net
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