Brazilian businessman who became a billionaire as the founder and President of the major television network Globo.
He grew up in a Roman Catholic household and founded the newspaper O Globo in 1925.
He took legal action to prevent the Brazilian release of the 1994 documentary Beyond Citizen Kane, in which is he was heavily criticized.
He was married to Lily Marinho from 1991 until his death in 2003. He had children named Ricardo, Helena, Heloisa, Hilda and Rogerio.
He is sometimes compared to Italian politician and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi, head of Mediaset.