Successful Portuguese businessman, stock investor, speculator, and art collector.
He decided to drop out of school and take a bottom-tier job at Madeira wine when he was 13 years old.
He was the ninth richest man in Portugal according to the Portuguese magazine Exame in 2013.
He married Carolina da Conceicao in 1969 and had two children with her.
He and Donald Trump were contemporary entrepreneurs who started many types of businesses and companies.