Leonardo Farkas Net Worth is$50 Million
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Date of Birth: Mar 20, 1967
Leonardo Julio Farkas Klein is a Chilean philanthropist and businessman with a net worth of $50 million. Leonardo Farkas gained his net worth by working in show business in the United States and, when he returned to Chile, ran his family business. Farkas was born in Chile to parents who emigrated from Transylvania to South America.
Leonardo Julio Farkas Klein (born March 20, 1967) is a Chilean businessman and philanthropist.
Farkas's parents were Jews of Hungarian descent who emigrated from Transylvania to South America in 1939.
Farkas studied commercial engineering at the University of Santiago, Chile. In the 1980s, he emigrated to the United States and made a living working in show business as a piano player while traveling throughout the country. He also worked in several Caribbean cruising companies until the death of his father. Farkas then returned to Chile to manage the family business. He has stakes in several industries, the mining sector being the most important.
In October 2008 Farkas announced that he was considering being an independent candidate for the presidential election of 2009. Initially, he declined to comment on the issue.[relevant? - discuss] However, on December 5, he announced he would not be running.
Farkas is widely known in Chile by his appearances in the telethon, a fundraising campaign for handicapped children. Farkas donated hundreds of millions of pesos, and in 2008, donated 1 billion pesos (US$1.5 million approx.), becoming the first individual to donate such amount of money to this campaign (matched hours later by Jos'e Luis Nazar during the same event).
Farkas has been very critical of the Chilean Upper class, stating that "they're usually very stingy and elitist" and don't do enough to mitigate Chile's social problems. He has also said that if elected president "all Chileans would have their own house". This rhetoric of appealing to the masses of poor people has gained him substantial support among that social group and some harsh criticism from his business peers and local politicians, often labeling him as a "populist" in search of some spotlight.
During the rescue operation in Copiap'o, Chile of the trapped miners, Farkas donated a $10,000 check for each of the 33 rescued men. Farkas reportedly gave the checks in the miners' names to eac

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