Françoise Bettencourt Meyers Net Worth

Net Worth: $47.4 Billion
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    L'Oréal
  • Age:

    64
  • Birth Place:

    Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Jean-Victor Meyers)
  • Full Name:

    Françoise Bettencourt Meyers
  • Nationality:

    French
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About Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

The only daughter of Bettencourt, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, is currently the wealthiest woman in the world. She is now ahead of the Walmart heiress Alice Walton with a net worth of $47.4 billion.

At the age of 64, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers does not always grant interviews and avoids the spotlight. According to Bloomberg, she plays the piano for several hours a day. The academic is known for writing a five-volume study of the Bible as well as the genealogy of the Greek gods.

As per the author of The Bettencourt Affair, Tom Sancton, Françoise lives in her cocoon. She only goes to her family and avoids splashy purchases. Françoise is also a sober person who can be more comfortable with her books and piano instead of the worlds of finance and big business.

Françoise' parents raised her a strict Catholic, but she married the grandson of a rabbi who died in Auschwitz. Eugène Schueller, the founder of L'Oreal, is known as a Nazi sympathizer.

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Bettencourt Meyers became famous after bringing legal action to her mother who gave away millions of insurance and assets to the society photographer François-Marie Banier. Bettencourt Meyers accused him of preying on the onsetting dementia of her mother. According to Vanity Fair, her mother responded by calling her daughter a pain in the ass.

The case settled in favor of Bettencourt Meyers. She and her two sons are now the guardians of Liliane's interests since 2011.

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Earnings 2017

Earnings Nov. 2017
Total calculated compensation for the year 2017
$87,450
Asset May. 2017
Current value of her stake in L'Oreal
$35,480,000,000

Earnings 2012

Asset Jul. 2012
Purchase value of a residence in Hotingen, Zurich
$11,000,000
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