Américo Amorim

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Américo Amorim
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Américo Amorim
Born Américo Ferreira Amorim
(1934-07-21) 21 July 1934 (age 81)
Mozelos, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
Residence Grijo, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Occupation Heir, investor
Known for 50% interest in Corticeira Amorim
Net worth $4.0 billion (January 2015)[1]
Children 3

Américo Ferreira Amorim (born 21 July 1934) is a Portuguese heir and businessman. He was ranked by Forbes as the 385th richest person in the world in January 2015.[1]

Early life[edit]

He is the third of four sons of Américo Alves Amorim.


He owns 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.[1] He also has interests in finance and energy.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Maria Fernanda de Oliveira Ramos, the daughter of medical doctor Manuel Pinto Moreira Ramos and Maria José Nunes de Oliveira, and has three daughters.[2] They live in Grijo.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Americo Amorim". Forbes. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Américo Ferreira de Amorim -