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Karioka thinks she is the youngest billionaire in the world and requests spread widely: “Help the humble.”

Karioka thinks she is the youngest billionaire in the world and requests spread widely: “Help the humble.”

Carioca is mistakenly believed to be the world's youngest billionaire and the claims are spreading widely

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A 23-year-old woman from Rio was mistaken for the world's youngest billionaire. Livia VoigtHe went viral on social media with the messages and requests for help he received. Livia Foy, who has a very similar name to the heiress and is a psychology student like her, reported the case on Instagram and X, Twitter previously.

The fallout occurred after the Rio native shared on

During the conversation, Livia Foy asked how the congresswoman found her profile, and the congressman then sent screenshots of news stories that mentioned the billionaire.

“I didn't understand why 500 people ask to follow me on Instagram every minute,” the Rio native wrote in the post in which she reported the confusion with her name. The post already has over 5.3 million views on X.


Carioca was confused with the world's youngest billionaire and received several messages

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In the post, the young woman shared some of the messages she received, which included requests and questions such as: “Make me pecs”; “Will you buy me a Vectra”; “Are you the one who helps the poor?”; “Send me pix for R$35.”

Carioca was confused with the world's youngest billionaire and received several messages

Photo: Clone/Instagram

The youngest billionaire in the world

19-year-old Brazilian Livia Voigt is the world's youngest billionaire, with an estimated net worth of US$1.1 billion (R$5.5 billion), according to Forbes' 2024 rankings, released on Tuesday, 2. The wealth comes from a factory In Santa Catarina it is home to nearly 30 billionaires.

Equipment manufacturer WEG It is the company with the largest number of names on the list of Brazilian billionaires Forbes.

According to the magazine, out of 280 positions in the ranking, 29 are family members and their descendants Werner Ricardo Voigt, Egon João da Silva and Geraldo Werninghauswho founded the company in Santa Catarina in 1961.

Weg has more than 1,500 product lines in its portfolio. A publicly traded multinational company with factories in more than ten countries, WEG will receive R$32.5 billion in 2023. The company employs more than 39 thousand employees and more than 4.3 thousand engineers, in addition to a portfolio of more than 1.5 thousand production lines.

According to the ForbesTogether, the descendants of Weg's founders own assets worth R$85.53 billion. Anne Werninghaus38, granddaughter of Geraldo Werninghaus, is the largest individual shareholder in the company, with assets of 1.2 billion US dollars (6.2 billion Brazilian reals).

WEG

The name WEG refers to the founders' initials. The company began producing electric motors. From the 1980s onwards, it expanded its operations to include electronic components, industrial automation products, power and distribution transformers, liquid and powder coatings, and electrical insulating varnishes.

Multinational corporations have acquired companies around the world, such as Instrutech, a manufacturer of automation products and systems; Pulverlux paint factory from Argentina; distributor Fournais A/S in Denmark; and Watt Drive Antriebstechnik GmbH, an Austrian company specializing in the development and manufacture of speed reducers.

The company exports to more than 135 countries and has become a major producer of electronics, industrial automation products, power and distribution transformers, liquid and powder paints and electrical insulating varnishes. Weg is present in countries such as China, India, South Africa, the United States, and Colombia.

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