RICARDO SALINAS PLIEGO • Net Worth $12 Billion • House • Yacht • Private Jet • Grupo Salinas

Name:Ricardo Salinas Pliego
Net Worth:$12 billion
Source of Wealth:Grupo Salinas
Born:October 4, 1955
Wife:María Laura Medina
Children:Ninfa, Mariano, Cristobal, Benjamin, Ricardo Emilio, Hugo
Residence:Mexico City, Mexico
Private Jet:Gulfstream G-V (XA-AZT)

Who is Ricardo Salinas Pliego?

Ricardo Salinas Pliego is a Mexican billionaire and owner of Grupo Salinas. He was born in October 1955. He lives with his wife Maria Laura Medina in a large house in Mexico City. They have six children, who are active in the family’s business. Their daughter Ninfa Salinas Sasa is a former Mexican Senator.

Grupo Salinas

He owns several of the largest companies in Mexico. Through two holding companies named Grupo Salinas and Grupo Elektra .

His companies include TV Azteca, Elektra, Grupo Lusacell, Unefon, and Banco Azteca.

Grupo Salinas began as a family-owned furniture manufacturing company called Salinas & Rocha founded in 1906 by Mr. Salinas’ great-grandfather, Benjamin Salinas.

Grupo Elektra

In 1950, Mr. Salinas’ grandfather created Grupo Elektra.

When Ricardo Salinas became CEO of the company in 1987, he refocused Elektra on basic products: appliances, electronics, and furniture. Significantly, he developed at Elektra a vast new consumer market among Mexico’s lower middle income consumers by providing credit sales and diverse financial products and services.

TV Azteca is one of the world’s two largest producers of Spanish-language television programming, Grupo Lusacell is Mexico’s third-largest wireless telecommunications company, which also owns Unefon a telecommunications company.

Ricardo Salinas Pliego Net Worth

Forbes estimates his net worth at $12 billion.


He is an active philanthropist. And founder of the Fundación Azteca and the Fundación Azteca America.

Both foundations focus on the (social) well-being of Hispanic communities. More than 13 million toys have also be given to children. Through the annual Juguetón (“Toy marathon”).

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Ricardo Salinas Pliego

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Ricardo Salinas Pliego House

Salinas Pliego Yacht Azteca

He was the owner of the yacht Azteca. She was sold and is now named ARBEMA . We were told that he bought the yacht Lady Moura. More here.