The Life Of Carlos Slim

By: Peter McVay and Scott Mudler

His Life

*Carlos Slim was born on january 25, 1940.

*Soumaya Domit Gemayel is his wife.

* Had 7 children.

*Julián Slim Haddad, Linda Helú Atta are his parents

*Nationality is Hispanic.

*attended the National Autonomous University Of Mexico

*5ft. 8 in.

*Net worth: $72.9 billion USD (Net Worth)

*studied civil engineering in college

*After graduating from college in 1961, Slim began his career as a stock trader in Mexico, often working 14-hour days.In 1965, profits from Slim's private investments reached US$400,000.

* Once having enough money, he took over Telmax, América Móvi, big telecomunication companies in Mexico and South America.

What is he doing for the community

*He has a foundation called The Carlos Slim foundation where he raises money for Latinos to get discounts on buying houses in America.

Fun facts

*Known as the Warren Buffet of Mexico.

*Wife pasted away in 1999

*Born in Mexico City

*Carlos Slim is worth 7% of Mexicos entire Gross Domestic Product


*“If you’re in business, you need to understand the environment. You need to have a vision of the future, and you need to know the past.”

* “Competition makes you better, always, always makes you better, even if the competitor wins.”

What is his Company doing today

*At this time his company is working on their internet service so more people will join the telecomunacations services.
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