Eike Batista Net Worth
Eike Batista net worth: Eike Batista is a Brazilian businessman and mogul who has a net worth of -$1.2 billion. Between August 2012 and August 2013, Eike Batista's wealth has plummeted to a shocking degree. His net worth once peaked at $30 billion which made him the 10th richest person in the world and the number one richest person in South America. Eike Batista is the president and owner of EBX, a Brazilian conglomerate made up of several different companies (many of which include the letter "X" in their name). Batista is the son of famous Brazilian businessman Eliezer Batista, who moved Eike and his 6 siblings all around the world as part of his job. He went to school in Germany where he stayed even after his family returned to Brazil, reportedly making ends meet by selling insurance policies door to door! He eventually came back to Brazil, though, and chose to focus on lucrative trades such as gold and diamonds. At only 23 years old, Batista started his first company, a gold trading firm called "Autram Aurem." This young company had made an impressive $6 million after only a year and a half in operation. His father is Eliezer Batista da Silva, a longtime head of mining company Vale. Born in Brazil, he dropped out of college without completing his degrees. He was once married to Luma de Oliveira a famous Brazilian actress, Playboy cover girl, and carnival queen, the couple of 2 children. Batista is also known for his high profile on the internet. He has especially taken to the social networking and microblogging site Twitter, on which he is very active and has around 1.3 million followers. He uses this platform to discuss his numerous companies and communicate with other Twitter users.