World’s richest booze billionaires

7. Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala

World ranking: #250

Country: Mexico

Worth: $5.8bn

Age: 54

Business: María Asunción Aramburuzabala is the CEO of Tresalia Capital and vice-chairman of Grupo Modelo, which makes beers including Corona and Negra Modelo, having inherited a stake in the company after death of her father, Paul Aramburuzabala Ocaranza, in 1995.

Maria’s grandfather, Félix Aramburuzabala, co-founded the brewery in 1925. In 2013, AB InBev bought the remaining 50% stake in the company that it didn’t already own for $20.1 billion in cash.

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