Silvio Santos

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Birthday
12, 1930
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About

Brazilian celebrity television personality and businessman best known as the head of a more than six billion-dollar TV network holding company called the Grupo Silvio Santos.

Before Fame

During his teenage years, he worked as a street vendor in Rio de Janeiro.

Trivia

He ran unsuccessfully in 1989 for the Brazilian presidency.

Family Life

He married Iris Abravanel 1978, and he has a total of six daughters. He was raised in a Jewish family in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Associated With

He and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson both had highly lucrative careers as entrepreneurs.