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Brazil’s Richest Woman Unmasked With $13 Billion Fortune

Dirce Navarro de Camargo’s discreet ownership of one of Brazil’s oldest industrial empires makes her the richest woman in the country.

A grandmother whose birth date could not be confirmed, Camargo controls Sao Paulo-based conglomerate Camargo Correa SA, which has interests in cement, electricity and Havaianas flip-flops. Her net worth is $13.1 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. She is the 60th-richest person in the world, and doesn’t appear on any other international wealth ranking.