Eike Batista: Nationality, Net Worth, Family, Height, Weight, Age, and More

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Eike Batista is a popular Brazilian-German serial entrepreneur. He is most well known for making and losing a fortune in mining and oil and gas industries. He has previously served as the chairman of the Brazilian conglomerate EBX Group, which was the parent company of OGX, MPX, LLX, MMX, and OSX. In 2012, he had a net worth of $35 Billion, which made him the richest person in Brazil at the time, but his net worth in 2014 came down to  –$1 billion. In 2018, he was sentenced to 30 years in prison for bribing the then Rio de Janeiro governor, Sérgio Cabral, to acquire public contracts.

Career Highlights

Eike Batista has experienced an exciting and successful career, to say the least.

Eike Batista began his career in the early 1980s with diamond and gold trades. At 23 years of age, he started the gold trading firm, Autram Aurum, and after almost 18 months, the company had earned $6 Million. He is the first person to have implemented the mechanized alluvial gold mining plant in the Amazon, which marked the start of the EBX Group.

Family and Personal Life

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Eike Batista married the popular model Luma de Oliveira in 1991, but they got divorced in 2004. Together, they have two sons, Thor Batista (b. 1992) and Olin Batista (b. 1995). He then dated popular businesswoman and lawyer, Flávia Sampaio, for several years with whom he has a son, Balder (b. 2013).

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameLuma de Oliveira (m, 1991; div, 2004)
Children/KidsYes (Balder, Thor Batista, and Olin Batista )
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusDivorced

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Full/Real NameEike Fuhrken Batista da Silva
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)66 years
Date of BirthNovember 3, 1956
Place of BirthGovernador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian and German
Height1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches
Weight80 kg, 176.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth-$1.2 Billion

Height, Weight, and Age

Eike Batista's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Eike Batista weighs 80 kg. Being born on November 3, 1956, translates to an age of 66 years as of todays date (July 23, 2023).


To be powerful in South America, you have to be transparent and you have to have a very clean reputation. Transparency for me today is a magic word in South America. Power comes from transparency and a track record of execution.

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What I learned from my father is to think big.

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You cannot exist as a $20 billion company with speculation.

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I can tell you that today 99% of my investments are in Brazil and will remain here.

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Finding oil is a multidisciplinary science. You need a lot of people – statisticians, engineers, and geologists, of course. And what I have learned in the past 30 years is that I read people better than I read books.

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