Sebastian Pinera Net Worth Is $2.5 Billion
Born on December 1, 1949, Sebastian Pinera is the current president of Chile. He originally began his career as an investor and entrepreneur. Before long, he managed to position himself as the only owner of the Chilevision broadcasting company. In January of 2010, he was elected president of Chile and his term will continue until march of 2014.
Outside of business and politics, he has also served as a professor of economics. Sebastian Pinera possesses a net worth of $2.5 billion. Pinera spent some of his childhood living in Chile, Belgium and the United States. His father was an ambassador, so his family moved around frequently. Later, he attended the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Harvard University.
He received a doctorate in economics before he returned to teach in Chile. Pinera taught at the University of Chile and other schools before he co-founded the Enterprising Women Foundation in 1989. This foundation seeks to help women who have a lower income.
In 1993, he also founded Fundacion Futuro which sought to help Chile develop a better system of justice and democracy. Although he has been well-received by the public, Pinera was involved in a business controversy in 2007. He received a $680,000 fine for continuing with a purchase order after he received privileged information about the stock.