Jose Roberto Marinho is a Brazilian entrepreneur and one of the wealthy Marinho brothers. Together with his two other brothers, Roberto Irineu Marinho and Joao Roberto Marinho (who are also billionaires), Jose controls Rede Globo, which is Brazil’s leading broadcasting company. The three brothers also own and run O Globo, which is a leading newspaper of Rio de Janeiro. Jose and his two brothers run their privately-owned company that was founded by their father, Roberto Marinho. Roberto Irineu acts as the CEO and Chairman of Rede Globo, while Joao Marinho acts as the Vice President of Globo Organizations. The family-owned company presently holds about half of the television market in the country.
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Besides excelling highly in the business world, the three brothers are also actively involved in various philanthropic activities. They all support various cultural and educational causes via the Roberto Marinho Foundation. Jose Roberto Marinho acts as the head of the Roberto Marinho Foundation, whereas his older brother Joao Marinho acts as the Managing director of the foundation. Just like his two elder brothers, Jose is also a billionaire. He has an estimated net worth of $7.6 billion and is ranked as the 7th richest person in Brazil.