Top 10 booze billionaires

6.  Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and family

World ranking: #89

Country: Netherlands, but resides in London

Worth: $14.2bn

Age: 64

Business: The daughter of Freddy Heineken, the Dutch industrialist, and Lucille Cummins, an American from a Kentucky family of Bourbon whiskey distillers, Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is the controlling owner (23%) of the world’s third-largest brewer, Heineken International, which owns a worldwide portfolio of over 170 beer brands.

She inherited her controlling stake in 2002 following the death of her father. Its brands include Heineken, Red Stripe and Lagunitas.

Her husband Michel, an investment banker, is on Heineken’s supervisory board.

Education: Bachelor of Arts/Science, Rijnlands Lyceum Wassenaar; Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Leiden

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