Roberto Marinho

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Birthday
3, 1904
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Aug 6, 2003 (98)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1904
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Aug 6, 2003 (98)

About

Brazilian businessman who became a billionaire as the founder and President of the major television network Globo.

Before Fame

He grew up in a Roman Catholic household and founded the newspaper O Globo in 1925.

Trivia

He took legal action to prevent the Brazilian release of the 1994 documentary Beyond Citizen Kane, in which is he was heavily criticized.

Family Life

He was married to Lily Marinho from 1991 until his death in 2003. He had children named Ricardo, Helena, Heloisa, Hilda and Rogerio.

Associated With

He is sometimes compared to Italian politician and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi, head of Mediaset.