João Agripino da Costa Doria Júnior (born December 16, 1957) is a Brazilian politician, businessman and journalist who is the 37th and current Governor of São Paulo, in office since January 2019. He previously served as the 52nd Mayor of São Paulo from 1 January 2017 to his resignation on 6 April 2018. He was the first mayor in 24 years to be elected in the first round. Doria is a member of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), and is known for having hosted the TV show O Aprendiz, a Brazilian version of The Apprentice. Doria resigned the office of mayor in April 2018 in order to run for Governor of São Paulo.
|Governor of São Paulo|
|Assumed office |
1 January 2019
|Vice Governor||Rodrigo Garcia|
|Preceded by||Márcio França|
|Mayor of São Paulo|
1 January 2017 – 6 April 2018
|Vice Mayor||Bruno Covas|
|Preceded by||Fernando Haddad|
|Succeeded by||Bruno Covas|
|President of Embratur|
18 March 1986 – 25 August 1988
|Appointed by||José Sarney|
|Preceded by||Joaquim Mac Dowell|
|Succeeded by||Pedro Grossi|
|Secretary of Tourism of São Paulo|
23 March 1983 – 15 January 1986
|Preceded by||Domingos Mantelli|
|Succeeded by||Epaminondas da Cunha|
João Agripino da Costa Doria Júnior
16 December 1957
São Paulo, Brazil
|Political party||PSDB (2001–present)|
|Alma mater||Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado|
|Net worth||R$179.7 million (2016)|
João Agripino da Costa Doria Júnior was born in São Paulo, the son of federal deputy João Doria and Maria Sylvia Vieira de Moraes Dias, and a member of the affluent Doria family, which originated from Genoa. His father was ousted from the Chamber of Deputies in 1964 as a result of the [[1964 Brazilian change of regime |1964].
Doria studied social communication at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) and headed federal tourism agency Embratur from 1986 to 1988 during the presidency of José Sarney. In 1992 he founded Grupo Doria, a group of six companies.
Doria opposes abortion with an exception to victims of rape and is against decriminalization of drugs. He supports reduction of the age of criminal responsibility in Brazil and political and electoral reform. He has also expressed support for Operation Car Wash, stating that it has "fundamental importance" to the nation.
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- Doria, Francisco Antonio (2002). De Gênova ao Brasil I (in Portuguese) (PDF). Bingen. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
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| Secretary of Tourism of São Paulo
Epaminondas da Cunha
Joaquim Mac Dowell
| President of Embratur
| Mayor of São Paulo
| Governor of São Paulo
|Party political offices|
| PSDB nominee for Mayor of São Paulo
| PSDB nominee for Governor of São Paulo