Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family net worth
Current Net Worth – $82.2 Billion (USD – 8,220 Crores), (Rupees – 6.16 Lakhs Crores)
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Francoise Bettencourt Meyers short biography
|Net Worth||$82.2 Billion|
|Born||July 10, 1953 (Age – 68)|
|Identified as||Chairwoman of L’Oréal|
|Status||French Businesswoman & Billionaire|
|Spousal status||Married (Jean-Pierre Meyers)|
|Children||2 (Sons – Jean-Victor & Nicolas)|
She is the chairwoman of L’Oreal a French personal care company headquartered in Clichy.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, she is the world’s richest woman as of June 2021, with a net worth of $92.2 billion.
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Francoise Bettencourt Meyers biography
|Full Name||Françoise Bettencourt Meyers|
|Height||5.7 feet, 170 cm|
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers was born on July 10, 1953, is now 68 years old.
She is the sole daughter and heir of Liliane Bettencourt and granddaughter of L’Oreal’s founder.
She was raised as a devout Catholic and has authored many Bible interpretations as well as books on Jewish-Christian ties.
When her mother Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman at the time, died in 2017 at the age of 94, she became France’s reigning L’Oreal heiress.
Bettencourt Meyers has been a member of the L’Oreal board of directors since 1997 and is also the chairperson of the family holding business.
She and her family still hold a third of the firm.
Her company’s social media handles:
Private & early life
Jean-Pierre Meyers, the grandson of a rabbi killed at Auschwitz, was her husband, and they raised their two sons, Jean-Victor and Nicolas, as Jews.
Her marriage sparked controversy because her grandfather, L’Oreal founder Eugène Schueller, was on trial for cooperation with the Nazi regime.
She filed a lawsuit against François-Marie Banier in 2008, accusing him of stealing money from her mother, and she began processes to have her mother declared mentally incompetent.
She stated in December 2010 that she had reached an out-of-court settlement with both her mother and Banier.
Following the April 2019 fire, L’Oreal and the Bettencourt Meyers family decided to give $226 million to restore Notre Dame Cathedral.
She is also the president of her family’s philanthropic organization, which promotes scientific and artistic advancement in France.
Net worth statistics
- March 2018 – $42.2 B
- March 2019 – $49.3 B
- April 2020 – $48.9 B
- April 2021 – $73.6 B