Emilio Azcarraga Jean was bornon February 21, 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico. Emilio Azcarraga Jean is the president and CEO of Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa, one of the world's largest producers of Spanish language TV content. He became the CEO after the death of his father in 1997. In January 2015, Televisa sold its 50% stake in mobile phone company Iusacell back to its partner Grupo Salinas (owned by billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego) for $717 million plus an undisclosed amount of debt. It had purchased that stake from Salinas in 2012. AT&T then bought all of Iusacell from Salinas for $2.5 billion, including $800 million in debt. Televisa increased its hold on cable TV, buying Mexican cable TV company Cablevision Red in January 2015 for $695 million. Televisa has acquired other cable TV companies in recent years. Azcarraga is a board member of Endeavor, an international non-profit development organization that finds and supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
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💰 Net worth: $1.6 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)
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He was born in Mexico City in 1968. His Father is Emilio Azcárraga Milmo and his mother is Nadine Jean, a French citizen and third wife of Azcárraga Milmo.
He became the CEO of Grupo Televisa at the age of 29, after the death of his Father. He is one of the richest businesspersons in Latin America, ranked seventh-richest in Mexico and 512th-richest globally with a fortune estimated at $2.3 billion as of March 2011.
On October 26, 2017, Televisa announced that Azcárraga Jean was stepping down as CEO of the firm on January 1, 2018. This decision came amid Televisa's declining advertisement sales and growing competition in the online market.