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Muriel Fitzpatrick, Robert Unanue Wife, And Net Worth - 5 Fast Facts

October 2, 2022 02:11 AM

Robert Unanue, President of Goya Foods, speaks at the humanitarian awards ceremony in his honor. ( Source : amny )


Muriel Fitzpatrick is the wife of a famous American businessman Robert Bob Unanue.

Robert belongs to the third generation of the Unanue family.

Muriel Fitzpatrick and Robert Bob Unanue first met when they were both at the University of Seville. 

As an American family of Spanish origin, Robert Bob Unanue has been working as Goya Foods' CEO since 2004. 

Goya Foods is one of the famous manufacturers of the brand of foods in the United States and many Spanish American countries.

His Company also claims to be America's most prominent Hispanic- owned food Company and the best source for authentic Latin cuisine.

Some Quick Facts

Full NameRobert Bob Unanue
Date Of BirthMarch 24, 1954
Age (As of 2022)68
marital statusMarried
spouse/WifeMuriel Fitzpatrick
Birth PlaceWyckoff, New Jersey
ProfessionCEO at Goya Foods
Children6
Net Worth$1.1B
CollegeUniversity of Seville

Early Life Of Robert Unanue

Robert Unanue, is the CEO of Goya Foods which is his family business in New Jersey.
Robert Unanue, is the CEO of Goya Foods which is his family business in New Jersey. ( Source : nj )

Robert Unanue was born on March 24, 1954 (age 68 years; as of 2022) in Wyckoff, New Jersey.

Robert grew up in the house of a business family. His family business is in New Jersey.

When Robert turned 10, his Father began taking him to Goya's Brooklyn production line every Saturday.

When Robert was nineteen years old, his family returned to Spain for a few years. At the time, Robert helped his Father start and run an olive oil production business.

Robert attended the University of Seville. Although born into a well-to-do business family, Robert found time to explore things outside Goa.

He also achieved an accounting degree from Merrimack College in North Andover.

Robert Unanue Family- Ethnicity, Wife, And Children

Robert Unanue is an American businessman who belongs to the third generation of Unanue family.
Robert Unanue is an American businessman who belongs to the third generation of Unanue family. ( Source : wikibio )

Robert Unanue was born into a rich American family of Spanish descent.

His grandparents - Don Prudencio Yunanu Ortiz (grandfather) and Carolina Castle (grandmother), were Spanish migratory to the United States.

The Goya brand was founded in 1936 in Manhattan by Prudencio Unanue Ortiz and his wife Carolina Casal, both immigrants from Spain.
The Goya brand was founded in 1936 in Manhattan by Prudencio Unanue Ortiz and his wife Carolina Casal, both immigrants from Spain. ( Source : dailymail )

Parents & Siblings

Robert Unanue is a third-generation member of the Unanue family. 

His Father, Anthony Yunnan (who died in 1976), was Spanish, and his mother was Irish. 

Robert is the eldest son of five siblings. He also has three sisters, Carol Freeborn, Mary Ellen Yorio, and Lisa Unnue, and two brothers, Tom Unnue and Peter Unanue.

Robert Unanue with his brother, Peter Unanue.
Robert Unanue with his brother, Peter Unanue. ( Source : wikibio )

Relationships & Children

Robert Unanue along with his wife, Muriel Fitzpatrick
Robert Unanue along with his wife, Muriel Fitzpatrick ( Source : wikibio )

Robert Unanue is married to Muriel Fitzpatrick, whom he met during college at the University of Seville. Also, They are parents of six children.

Robert Unanue Net Worth

Bob Unanue, president of Goya foods, Inc., poses for a portrait in his office in Secaucus, NJ, on August 15, 2013.
Bob Unanue, president of Goya foods, Inc., poses for a portrait in his office in Secaucus, NJ, on August 15, 2013. ( Source : businessinsider )

Wanting to do something different, he also ran an old-fashioned restaurant for a short time.

Later, in 1999, he rejoined Goya Foods after his family asked him to supervise its operations in Florida. 

After a long family row, he ousted his uncle and took over as CEO of Goya Foods in 2004. Goya Foods saw tremendous growth under his leadership. 

In 2005, to broaden its customer reach, Goya launched a 10-year strategical plan from 2005 to 2015, according to which the company invested $500 million in global expansion. 

After under his leadership, the company grew its $1.5 billion due to annual sales, where Profits earned were reinvested in the business to build additional production facilities. 

In 2020, according to Forbes, Goya Foods was the 377th largest private American enterprise and the most significant Hispanic-owned food endeavor in the United States.

Net Worth

According to the report of Forbes, Robert Bob Unanue's company valuation is $1.1 billion.

Robert Bob Unanue is the Company, Goya Foods CEO, with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion.

Unanue also has another source of income from which he earns a good value of money.

Controversies Of Robert Unanue

Robert Unanue has given a speech at the White House describing President Donald Trump as a boon to the United States in July 2020.

Robert said, "Mr. President, what can I say to you? I am very blessed to be here in the most prosperous country in the world, the greatest country in the world. And we are very fortunate to have you as our leader as we continue to build this country and make it the most prosperous nation in the world. " 

Trump had mostly marked Hispanics, so his speech endorsing U.S. President Donald Trump moved up a large part of Hispanics to which the brand largely provide.

As a result, people indignant by his address started sharing posts with #BoycottGoya on social media platforms. Robert also reacts to the Boycott Goya movement on social media.

Five Facts About Robert Unanue

Robert Unanue, CEO of Goya Foods, walks into the Rose Garden on July 9, 2020.
Robert Unanue, CEO of Goya Foods, walks into the Rose Garden on July 9, 2020. ( Source : nbcnews )

  1. Robert is bilingual, fluent in Irish, Spanish, and English, and a good dancer. He frequently performs meringue and salsa with his wife at the annual Christmas social event.
  2.  As per the report by Forbes 2014, Unanue ranked 170th on America’s Richest Family list. His family is also the second-richest Spanish family in the USA, with a net worth of $1.1 billion.
  3. Robert has modest lifestyle Contempt is the CEO of America’s largest Hispanic-owned food Company.
  4. Muriel Fitzpatrick and Robert Bob Unanue first met at the University of Seville. Muriel  Fitzpatrick and Robert Bob were parents of six children.
  5. Robert loves sailing and has his small sailboat in Cape Code, where he frequently goes on a trip with his wife and children.

Robert Unanue's Social Media

Robert Unanue, Owner of Goya Foods, addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida.
Robert Unanue, Owner of Goya Foods, addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. ( Source : remezcla )

Facebook

Robert Unanue has his Company's Facebook page, which has been used for production for his Company. 

The page contains people like the page 776,975, 783,788 people follow, and 1,564 people checked in here.

LinkedIn

Robert Unanue is an active user on Linkedin and he has 812 followers and 500+ connections in his account.

He represents in his profile as Chief Executive Officer at Goya Foods Houston, Texas, United States.

Some FAQs

Who is Robert Unanue's Wife?

Muriel Fitzpatrick is the wife of a famous American businessman Robert Unanue .

Who is Robert Unanue?

Robert Unanue is a famous American businessman who also belongs to the third generation of the Unanue family and CEO of Goya Foods.

Do Robert Unanue and Muriel Fitzpatrick have children?

Robert Unanue and Muriel Fitzpatrick are parents of six children.

What is Robert Unanue's net worth?

Robert Bob Unanue is a businessman and CEO of Goya Foods who has an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion.