Amancio Ortega

Birth Name: Amancio Ortega Gaona

Place of Birth: Busdongo de Arbas, Castile and Leon, Spain

Date of Birth: 28 March, 1936

Ethnicity: Spanish [Castilian and Leonese]

Amancio Ortega is a Spanish billionaire businessperson. He is the founder and former chairman of Indite fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops. As of late September 2018, Ortega had a net worth of $68.2 billion, making him the second-wealthiest person in Europe, and the fifth-wealthiest in the world.

Amancio is the son of Antonio Ortega Rodríguez, born in Valladolid, and Josefina Gaona Hernández, born in Valoria la Buena, Valladolid. He is married to Flora Pérez Marcote, and has three children.

Amancio’s maternal grandfather was named Antonio Gaona Zamora.

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