Miami-raised Sheryl Sandberg joins Forbes list of world’s wealthiest


Facebook COO and Miami-raised Sheryl Sandberg has joined the Forbes list of the world’s richest at No. 1,540, joining Palmetto High grad Jeff Bezos (No. 18) and a host of current South Floridians.

Other locals on the list include Micky Arison (#108); the Cisneros media family (#375); Donald Trump (#388); entrepreneur Philip Frost (#483); the Lindemann family (#506); Isaac Perlmutter of Marvel Comics (#520); Fred DeLuca of Subway, investor Edward Lampert and frozen foods magnate Robert Rich (tied at #551) and H. Wayne Huizenga (#687.)

Bill Gates is back at the top spot, followed by Carlos Slim of Mexico, Amancio Ortega of Spain, investor Warren Buffett and Oracle’s Larry Ellison.

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Aeromexico will add a fourth weekly flight between Miami and Merida starting Nov. 8

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