Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian media tycoon and politician who has served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments. He has served as a Member of the European Parliament since July 2019. Berlusconi is the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owned the Italian football club A.C. Milan from 1986 to 2017. He is nicknamed Il Cavaliere for his Order of Merit for Labour, although he voluntarily resigned from this order in March 2014. In 2018, Forbes magazine ranked him as the 190th richest man in the world with a net worth of US$8.0 billion. In 2009, Forbes ranked him 12th in the List of The World's Most Powerful People due to his domination of Italian politics, throughout more than twenty years at the head of the centre-right coalition. Berlusconi was Prime Minister for nine years in total, making him the longest serving post-war Prime Minister of Italy, and the third longest-serving since Italian unification, after Benito Mussolini and Giovanni Giolitti.
|Born:||September 29, 1936, Milan, Kingdom of Italy|
|Political party:||Forza Italia, (1994–2009), The People of Freedom, (2009–13), Forza Italia, (2013–present)|
|Other political affiliations:||Pole of Freedoms, (1994–95), Pole for Freedoms, (1996–2000), House of Freedoms, (2000–08), Centre-right coalition, (2008–13, 2017–present)|
|Domestic partner:||Francesca Pascale, (2013–2020), Marta Fascina, (2020–present)|
|Children:||Marina, Pier Silvio, Barbara, Eleonora, Luigi|
|Alma mater:||University of Milan|
|Occupation:||Founder & Owner of Fininvest, Owner of A.C. Monza|
|Preceded by:||Romano Prodi|
|Succeeded by:||Mario Monti|
|Twitter:||Silvio Berlusconi's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Silvio Berlusconi's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Silvio Berlusconi's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Silvio Berlusconi's IMDb|
About Silvio Berlusconi
Former Italian political leader who served as the 50th Prime Minister of Italy from 2008 to 2011. Before getting into politics he earned a large fortune as the Chairman and CEO of Finivest, a holding company with a country-wide network of local TV stations.
He set up a small cable television company, 'Telemilano' in 1973.
He is also the owner of the prestigious soccer club A.C. Milan.
His second marriage to Veronica Lario ended in a 2010 divorce. He has five children: Marina, Pier, Barbara, Elonara and Luigi.
He is the owner of A.C. Milan, which featured star striker Ronaldinho from 2008 to 2010.
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