Ricardo Salinas Pliego Net Worth
Ricardo Salinas Pliego net worth: Ricardo Salina Pliego is a businessman who has a net worth of $8.4 billion which makes him one of the richest people in Mexico. He was born in Mexico and graduated from the Tecnologio de Monterrey, going on to earn his MBA from Tulane University. He inherited his great-grandfather's company, Grupo Elektra. The company was founded in 1905, and began as a firm for furniture manufacturing, but has since expanded to include consumer appliances. The company also added a consumer finance arm. Ricardo Salinas Pliego is also the CEO of TV Azteca, which has become the most wide-reaching integrated television channel in the world. TV Azteca is also the umbrella network for Azteca America, an immensely popular Spanish-language channel in the United States, which currently broadcasts to 89% of the Spanish-speaking population in the US. He also oversees Unefon, a telecommunications company, and Grupo Iusacell, a wireless communications firm. All of his various corporations, with the exception of Grupo Elektra, function under the umbrella of his holding company, Grupo Salinas.