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Who is the founder of Zara? Zara
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Who is the founder of Zara?

Zara was founded by Amancio Ortega, a Spanish businessman who is also the co-founder of Inditex, the parent company of Zara. Ortega was born in 1936 in Busdongo de Arbás, a small village in the province of León, Spain. He started working in the fashion industry at a young age, and in the 1960s he began designing and manufacturing his own clothing. In 1975, Ortega and his then-wife Rosalía Mera founded Zara, which would go on to become one of the world's largest and most successful fashion retailers. Today, Ortega is one of the richest men in the world, with a net worth of over $70 billion according to Forbes.