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Iris Fontbona Net Worth (Updated 2024)

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Iris Fontbona is the richest businesswoman women owning a net worth of $24 Billion till 2023. She fell in love with a very rich man, we can say her love was quite wise rather than being blind. She got married to Andronico Luksic. He was the CEO of Antofagasta’s biggest mining company of copper.

 In 2005, her husband passed a tragic death and she got all his shares and wealth in inheritance. So in this miraculous way, she became the owner of those copper mining companies. When her husband died he was the wealthiest person in Chile. She is enlisted among most richest people in the world at the 100th number. And also Iris Fontbona is among the richest women on earth at number 10. 

Iris Fontbona’s Son also holds his family share, but because of being underage all the money goes to her bank account. She owns a significant share as being the largest copper mine producer. She is enlisted as the 9th number among all copper-producing companies. Iris Fontbona owns 95% shares of Quinenco. Iris Fontbona owns her shares in the company Banco de Chile. After some years Iris invested in other small companies to vast her business.  

What is Iris Fontbona’s net worth?

Net Worth$24 Million USD
Age81 Years
Born1942
ProfessionBusinesswomen
CountryUnited States of America
Salary (Annual)$1k Million
Last Updated2023

Early Life

Iris Fontbona was born in Santiago in 1942, in Chile. She went to a Christian school named Catholic High School. She met Abdronico Luksic Abaroa when she was just 17 years old in high school. But he was 15 years older than her. They dated each other for one year and fell deeply in love with each other. and they decided to start their lives together and get married. At the time of their marriage, she was 18 years old and he was 33 in age. 

Despite being busy in the married life she never took her interest in the marriage. She was involved in the business at a very young age. But she did all that behind the scenes without letting anyone know. Then in 2005 when her husband died, she took over all the control of Antofagasta. And also revealed her huge wealth and business setups. 

Antofagasta was situated in Santiago and was a mining company that became one of the largest copper mining companies. She took care of her family and also managed the company. Her sons are Guillermo, Jean-Paul, and Andronico. Under her leadership, this company gained so much profit and also became successful in the world of business. 

Career

Iris Fontbona is managing a trading company named Quinenco, Banco De Chile, and Medeco, A copper-based manufacturing company with based company enlisted among the largest brewers in the country. Not only this but she also owns a shipping company that is enlisted among the largest shipping companies existing in the country. In Croatia, there are pretty luxurious Hotels and resorts under na, the name of Iris Fontbona. 

Iris Fontbona owns 70% shares in a TV channel named as Chilean Television Station situated at Canal 31. She is not only managing all of her businesses and taking care of her family. But she is also training her sons to handle business affairs, how to lead a business, and how to manage profit-based deals. 

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Breakthrough 

Her Career Breakthrough era started when she started developing an interest in working as a Philanthropist. There is a charity named Chilean Telethon which helps children with disabilities, especially physical disabilities. Iris Fontbona donated $3.9 Billion to the Annual event of this NGO. For a show named Telethon.

She appeared on a TV show where the program was recorded with live Audiences. She Donated more money for physically disabled children in 2016. The amount Iris Fontbona donated was about $5.5 Million. So she was a kind-hearted person who wanted to use her wealth for good, for making people’s lives better. After donating this much money she set records as the highest donation of the year. 

Personal Life

Patrica Lederer was the first wife of Abaroa. When Iris Fontbona married him she became the mother or we should say stepmother of his five children. All of these children he had with Patrica Lederer. Then After marriage, Iris Fontbona gave birth to three children with Abaroa. She has three main living houses one is in Belgravia, London. The second one is in Liechtenstein. The third house of Iris Fontbona is in her hometown Santiago, Chile in Vitacure. 

Iris Fontbona is one of the biggest followers of the Roman Catholic Faith. She Participates every year in Chilean Telethon but she keeps all her religious activities private. Iris likes to keep these things away from the social media limelight and does not like showing off her rebellious practices. This Lady also shows rarely in interviews and avoids asking questions about her personal life. 

Career Highlights 

  • is Fontbona is managing a trading company named Quinenco, Banco De Chile, Medeco, A copper-based manufacturing company with based company enlisted among the largest brewers in the country.
  •  She Donated more money for physically disabled children in 2016. The amount Iris Fontbona donated was about $5.5 Million.
  • In 2005, her husband passed a tragic death and she got all his shares and wealth in inheritance. So in this miraculous way, she became the owner of those copper mining companies. 
  • Iris Fontbona donated $3.9 Billion to the Annual event of this NGO. For a show named Telethon.
  •  she appeared on a TV show where the program was recorded with a live Audience. 
  • she started developing an interest in working as a Philanthropist.
  • Iris Fontbona owns 70% shares in a TV channel named Chilean Television Station situated at Canal 31.
  • she also owns a shipping company that is enlisted among the largest shipping companies existing in the country.
  •   In Croatia, there are pretty luxurious Hotels and resorts under the name of Iris Fontbona. 

Iris Fontbona’s Net worth

Iris Fontbona awns a $24 Billion total net worth. She has invested in trading. This Lady owns the country’s biggest Copper mining companies. Iris is also the owner of the biggest shipping company in the Country. These two are the main sources of her income. Not only this but she also has hotels and resorts which adds a significant amount of money to her net worth. 

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