Iris is among the rich women in the top ten, coming at position 4. Her net worth which stands at $ 17.4 billion was largely inherited from her late husband. She is the wealthiest person in Chile and ranks 35 in the Forbes list of Billionaires.
Iris has controlling interests in Antofagasta; one of the largest copper mines in the world, Banco de Chile;
Chiles second largest bank, CSAV; Latin America’s biggest Shipping Company, and CCU; the world’s largest brewer.