Carlos Ghosn is a business who is a French Lebanese and Brazilian. He belongs to a mixed ethnicity and has served major big companies as an executive. He was the Chairman of Renault which is a car manufacturing company based in Japan. He also held strong positions in car companies Nissan and Mitsubishi which are also Japanese car companies.
Carlos Ghosn Early life and Education
Carlos Ghosn was born on 9th March 1954 and is 64 years old. Carlos Ghosn grandfather was a Lebanese and he migrated from Lebanon to Brazil. He started business there and was involved in various industries including agriculture, rubber trade and more. Carlos family and his grandfather were steeled in Porto Velho and he was born there. When he was just two years old he became sick after drinking unhygienic water and his mother took him to Rio de Janeiro for treatment. He did not recover fully there and in the year 1960, his mother and sister moved to Lebanon. Carlos spent his childhood in Lebanon where his grandmother lived and finished his school from Jesuit school College Notre-Dame de Jamhour. He studies for a degree for engineering and completed his degree from Ecole des Mines de Paris in 1978.
Carlos Ghosn Career
During the 1990’s Renault the giant car company from Japan was not profiting much and he restructured it to a profitable company. He was given the nickname of Le Cost Killer after he reformed the company back on track. Later in 1999 Nisan another car company from Japan was close to bankruptcy and Carlos saved it from going down. After he turned the world around for the company Nissan he was awarded The Businessman of the year in Asia. Many surveys and polls also declared him the winner of the Man of the Year. He has gained a lot of fame in Japan and has a celebrity status there. His popularity has been on the rise continuously and for that reason, his life has been chronicled in a comic series of Japan.
Carlos Ghosn Arrest
In 2018 Ghosn was arrested by the prosecution of Tokyo for embezzling accounts. The news was reported that Nissan was reportedly the second largest automobile company in the world and exceeded the sales of the other big car company Toyota. Carlos was accused for merging large automobile companies in various economies of different countries. Ghosn was arrested at the airport when he was re entering Japan. The CEO of Nissan stated that Carlos has been dismissed from his position in the company and based on the internal investigation he has been found guilty. He also stated that they would fully support the prosecution of Tokyo.
Carlos Ghosn Personal life Wife and Children
Carlos Ghosn speaks 4 languages fluently which include French, Portuguese, English, and Arabic. The businessman has also studies Japanese. As far as his relationship status is concerned he is currently married and has married twice in his life. He married his first wife Rita Ghosn and the couple has 4 children together. He later got separated from her and remarried again in 2016. He is currently married to Carole Nahas.
Carlos Ghosn Net worth
Carlos Ghosn has a net worth of whooping $ 100 million US dollars. His net worth is expected to be this high because he is a successful and renowned businessman. After his arrest, his net worth got affected and couldn’t raise it even more. If he gets out and ever comes back on his feet his net worth Is expected to raise even more.