Net Worth: $25 Million
- Birth Place Paris
- Full Name Gilles Bensimon
- Nationality French
- Date of Birth born 1944
- Occupation fashion photographer
- Children 2
About Gilles Bensimon
Gilles Bensimon is a French fashion photographer who was born in 1944 in Paris. His net worth is estimated to be $25 Million as of March 2012.
Gilles was also the creative director of the prestigious Elle publication. He joined Elle in 1967, and while working with this magazine, Bensimon’s ideas reached roughly around 20 million readers. Two years after his joining with French Elle, he helped to start the American Elle, for which he had shot Claudia Schiffer, Lisa Snowdon, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Rachel Williams, Tyra Banks, Beverly Peele, Yasmin Le Bon and Honor Fraser.
He is one of the best known fashion photographers today. Gilles has captured many beauties through his lenses. Bensimom’s celebrity clients include Halle Berry, Uma Thurman, Reece Witherspoon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Sharon Stone, Keira Knightley, Gisele Bündchen, Gwyneth Paltrow and last but not the least Madonna.
While he was working with the French Elle, he met his first wife Pascha. They have one child from the relationship. He met his second wife in 1985. She was an Australian model. This marriage didn’t last long and they had to part ways with a divorce in 1989. His third wife was Kelly Killoren Bensimon, a former US model, designer, author and also the editor of the Elle Accessories. Again this pair also didn’t last long. They divorced in 2007. Bensimon hasn’t got married since his third divorce. But there have been rumors of several relationships with models. According to reports, he is now with Pablo Picasso’s granddaughter.