World’s richest booze billionaires

10. Walter Faria

World ranking: #581

Country: Brazil

Worth: $3.3bn

Age: 62

Business: In 1998 Walter Faria bought Grupo Petropolis which went on to become one of Brazil’s largest beer and beverage companies. Petropolis’ Itaipava beer is the country’s second biggest seller after Skol, made by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Prior to Grupo Petropolis, Faria worked as a distributor for Schincariol, a Brazilian brewer bought by Japan’s Kirin Holdings in 2012.

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