Américo Amorim

Portuguese entrepreneur
Amorim in December 2009

Américo Ferreira Amorim (21 July 1934 – 13 July 2017) was a Portuguese heir and businessman. He was ranked by Forbes as the 385th richest person in the world in January 2015.[1] His wealth was at $4.8 billion (July 2017)[1] He was known for having a 50% interest in Corticeira Amorim. He was born in Mozelos, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal.

Amorim died on 13 July 2017 at his home in Grijo, Portugal after a short-illness, aged 82.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Americo Amorim". Forbes. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  2. barry hatton, associated press. "Americo Amorim, thought to be Portugal's richest man, dies - ABC News". Retrieved 13 July 2017.

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