Till recent, Eike Batista was considered to be the seventh richest person in the world and the richest in Brazil. He began his career as a vendor for gold and diamonds and established a gold trading firm in 1980’s which was able to raise over $6 billion in one year of its inception.
As of now, Eike Batista is worth $30 billion and his fortunes continue to grow with each passing year. He is well known in Philanthropy circles and has committed to donate over $6.8 million for the upcoming Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics and Paralympics games. Currently he is the CEO of EBX group and as above listed has a net worth of $30 billion.
He drives a Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren worth $1.2 million and owns a private yacht worth $19 million. He seems to have a fancy for private jets and owns three of them, namely Gulfstream G550 worth $50 million, Embraer Legacy 600 worth $26 million and Citation 7 worth $12 million.