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Portrait de Amancio Ortega
Birthday : 03/28/1936
Place of birth : Busdongo de Arbas (Léon) - Spain
Public asset : 40,260,520,548 USD
Country of residence : Spain
Linked companies : Industria de Diseño Textil, S.A.

Biography of Amancio Ortega 
The richest man and also the most mysterious in Spain. Amancio Ortega is owner of Inditex third largest textile group in the world, which has in its portfolio brands as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Zara home.

This is a beautiful story for railwayman’s son, who leaved the school at fourteen years old for a job as deliveryman. Later, he joined his uncle, and with him created a model of Shetland sweater that met an amazing success and will allow Amancio to open the first Zara store in La Coruna in 1975.

Amancio Ortega has a simple idea, make clothing in large series inspired by the best designers. Democratizing the luxury, this is his objective. He revolutionizes the world of prêt à porter and Zara stores open around the world.

Seventh richest man in the world with a fortune estimated at $31 billion and more than 2000 stores worldwide, the self-made man is a model of rigor and simplicity.
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Anecdotes
Amancio Ortega maintains the simplicity of the boss old style. It is usually to see him lunch with employees.

Amancio, wanted his daughter Marta, the future Inditex’s heiress, to start at bottom of pyramid like him. For a long time she worked as saleswoman in perfect anonymity.



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