Carlos Slim Domit Bio: Age, Ethnicity, Wife, Net Worth
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- Name: Carlos Slim Domit
- Year of Birth: 1967
- Birthplace: Mexico
- Age: 54 years old
- Nationality: Mexican
- Occupation: Investor, Businessman
- marital status: Married
Carlos Slim Domit, a famous Mexican businessman, investor, and philanthropist, is known as the son of Carlos Slim Helú, who was once the world’s richest man.
Carlos Slim Domit age
Domit was born on February 28, 1967, in Mexico. According to a rating published by Forbes business magazine, he is the eldest son of Carlos Slim Helú, a business mogul, engineer, and investor, who was the richest man in the world between 2010 to 2013.
His parents Carlos Slim Helú and Soumaya Domit Gemayel, are both of Lebanese heritage.
His mother was a philanthropist who died in 1999. He has a degree from Universidad Anáhuac, where he studied business administration in 2004.
How did Carlos Slim get so rich?
Domit followed in his father’s footsteps, and in 1990, he became Director of Grupo Sanbirna and director of Teléfonos de Mexico in 1995.
Two years later, in 1997, he became Chairman of the board of Grupo Sanborn.
Domit subsequently was also the Director of Grupo Televisa in 2004 and became the Chairman of Telefonos de Mexico later in 2004.
It was later followed by him becoming the Chairman of Telmex Internacional.
In addition, he worked as the Co-Chairman of the ICT Task Force in 2012 and at the World Economic Forum, Latin America, in 2015.
Domit currently works as the Chairman of the America Movil, a position he attained in April 2011, and serves at Grupo Carson, Grupo Sandorns, and Telmex.
In addition, he is a Senate member at the FIA, a Member of the Patronage of Hospital Infantil de Mexico, and the President of the Instituto Nacional de Nutrición Salvador Zubiran Patronage, among other social organizations.
He has served as the Head of more than ten companies and still heads various businesses worldwide.
His Musical Career
Carlos Slim Domit’s position as the Chairman of Grupo Sanborns, a company with chains of retail stores, restaurants, pharmacies, and department stores, has set him into the retail music industry.
Domit is known to be a DJ at an Acapulco dance club during his youthful years.
In 2010, he served as a DJ on a 40-minute set and danced to Un Privilegio, a song by Pepe Aguilar given as a gift from his friend.
Who is Carlos Slim’s wife?
Carlos Smith Domit met Maria Elena Turruco in 2000, during a car race, and the couple started a relationship soon after, despite the 16 year age gap between them.
Their relationship was on and off for almost a decade before he proposed to her on his 43rd birthday in 2010.
They got married in October 2010 at the Parish of San Agustín, Polanco. Celebrities and top businessmen and women graced the wedding.
The couple welcomed their first child, Carlos, in 2011, and soon after, a second son Emiliano, followed in 2013, and later in 2015, they welcomed a daughter Mariel.
Finally, in 2018 Maria Elena gave birth to their fourth child.
Carlos Slim Domit Net Worth
Domit’s net worth is guesstimated to be about $1.5 million.