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Gustavo A. Cisneros Rendiles (born 1945)Bachelet, Pablo (2004). Gustavo Cisneros, pioneer. Barcelona : Planeta, p. 19. ISBN 0974872482 is a Venezuelan media mogul of Cuban descent. He is among the world's richest men according to Forbes magazine, which estimated his fortune at $5.3 billion in 2002. The New York Times calls Cisneros, "one of Latin Americas most powerful figures" and says he and his wife, Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, have a reputation for being "a Latin American power couple in business and the global social scene." Romero, Simon. "Coup? Not His Style. But Power? Oh, Yes." The New York Times, April 28, 2002.
Cisneros is the son of Diego Cisneros; Diego Cisneros was in business in Caracas from 1929 and received the Pepsi concession for Venezuela in 1940, before going on to gain the concession for private TV channel Venevision in 1960.
In addition to Venezuelan citizenship, Cisneros also holds Spanish and Dominican citizenship.
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