Carlos slim dating
The wedding photos – Mr Slim in bow tie and Soumaya, in her wedding dress with a long sweeping train – are framed on the walls of the Slim family home.
A faded photo of Soumaya sits on his desk, the glass in its round frame cracked with age.
“My parents’ house is very beautiful – it’s full of amazing things which we conserve,” he says. The brown-hued walls are lined with family photos, stiff-looking portraits of his five siblings, and a huge oil painting of Julián Slim, Mr Slim’s father.
“That painting was done when my father was 32,” he explains. Like he was 52.” Slim Senior emigrated to Mexico from Lebanon in 1902, fleeing conscription in the Ottoman Empire.
Fanatical about the game, he is a regular at the New York Yankees and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of match statistics. The house hasn’t been lived in for over 20 years, but is still very much part of their lives.
When Carlos Slim Domit, the 43-year-old eldest son, married in October, the family gathered in the house for wedding photos – which now sit on the desk in Mr Slim’s office. It’s part of me.” Inside, it is a lovingly preserved museum to Mr Slim’s youth.
; born Lisa Najeeb Halaby on 23 August 1951) is the Syrian-American queen dowager of Jordan as the widow of King Hussein.
She was his fourth spouse and queen consort between their marriage in 1978 and his death in 1999.
“My parents weren’t artistic, but I was always surrounded by beautiful things.His son mock rolls his eyes at his father’s kitsch taste. I used to play a lot, here on the street corner.” Do you still play any sports? Highball and box spring,” he says with a grin, referring to cocktails and mattresses.