COURTESY MODELO

Do you love Corona beer? Thank María Asunción Aramburuzabala’s family. Her grandfather cofounded the brewery in the 1920s, and she grew up an heir to Grupo Modelo, which owns it. In 2013, Anheuser-Busch Inbev paid more than $20 billion to fully acquire the company, giving Aramburuzabala a considerable payout. She is one of the richest women in Mexico and now chairs Tresalia Capital, which invests in a wide array of ventures. Little information is publicly available about her art collection, but she is said to be a regular on the art-fair circuit, and in 2010 the New York Times had her at Art Basel Miami Beach looking to acquire work for “a multi-story penthouse she owns in Miami Beach.”

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María Asunción Aramburuzabala

Location:
Mexico City

Source of wealth:
Beverages; investments

Collecting area:
Modern and contemporary art

Top 200 appearance:
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Fun fact:

In 2005 she married Tony Garza, the U.S. ambassador to Mexico. They divorced in 2010.