World’s richest booze billionaires

8. Juan Francisco Beckmann Vidal

World ranking: #303

Country: Mexico

Worth: $5.2bn

Age: 77

Business: Beckmann Vidal is chairman of the Mexican tequila brand Jose Cuervo.

The company has been in the same family for 11 generations, with Beckmann Vidal’s son, Juan Domingo Beckmann Legorreta, currently its CEO.

In February 2017, the company went public, raising more than $900 million.

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