Iris Fontbona has an estimated net worth of $17.4 billion
Iris Fontbona is a Chilean businesswoman with an estimated net worth of $17.4 billion. Fontbona is the richest person in Chile and the 35th richest person in the world. She acquired her wealth through marriage. She married Andronico Luksic, the founder of Antofagasta, one of the world’s largest copper mining companies. He was also the founder of the Luksic Group which has interests in mining, industrial, financial, and beverages sectors. When Luksic passed away in 2005, Iris Fontbona took control of the Antofagasta in Chile.
Fontbona had three children with Luksic. Her son Jean-Paul serves as the chairman of Antofagasta. Her other son Guillermo controls the family’s stake in Compania Cervecerias Unidas SA, the largest brewer in Chile, as well as Compania Sudamericana de Vapores, Latin America’s largest shipping company. Andronico is the head Antofagasta’s financial division. She and her children hold majority stake in Quinenco, which is a consumer packing and beverage producing company. Quinenco has stakes in Banco de Chile and energy, port services, and transportation businesses.
Iris Fontbona has enough net worth to buy:
1. 514,792.8 Audi A4 Sedans ($33,800 each)
2. 2,121,951.2 Lalique Languedoc Vases ($8,200 each)
3. 23,200,000 Miele S2181 Titan Vacuums ($750 each)
Iris Fontbona has enough net worth to give everyone in China $12.77