Ortega family

The Ortega family is a Spanish dynastic family that is the fifth wealthiest family in the world and the wealthiest family in Europe. The majority of the family's wealth comes from the clothing company Inditex and its flagship store Zara. As of November 2018, the family has an estimated net worth of $73.8 billion. The head of the family, billionaire Amancio Ortega, is the sixth richest person in the world.[1][2][3]

FamilyEdit

  • Amancio Ortega (born 1936), billionaire businessman, chairman of Inditex, and co-founder of Zara, sixth richest person in the world and formerly the richest[4][5]
  • Rosalía Mera (1934–2013), former billionaire businesswoman and entrepreneur, co-founder of Zara, ex-wife of Amancio Ortega, formerly world's richest self-made woman[6][7]
  • Flora Pérez Marcote, current wife of Amancio Ortega (m. 2001)[12][13]
    • Marta Ortega Pérez (born 1984), daughter of Amancio Ortega and Flora Pérez, billionaire, married to Carlos Torretta[14]
    • Yenny Ortega (Born 1978) daughter of Iris Marie

By net worthEdit

Rank Name Net worth Ref
1 Amancio Ortega $65.4 billion (2019) [15]
2 Sandra Ortega Mera $6.3 billion (2019) [16]
3 Rosalía Mera (deceased) $6.1 billion (2013) [17]

ReferencesEdit

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  12. ^ Miranda, Meatriz (March 24, 2018). "Flora Pérez sella su compromiso con Inditex. ¿Cómo es realmente la esposa de Amancio Ortega?". El Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved February 16, 2019.
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  16. ^ "#237 Sandra Ortega Mera". Forbes. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  17. ^ Kroll, Luisa (March 6, 2013). "The Rarer Sex: The Self-Made Women Billionaires Of 2013". Forbes. Retrieved February 16, 2019.