Bernard Arnault Bio, Age, Career, Wife, Children

Bernard Arnault's Net Worth as of February 2023 is $213.5 Billion

Quick Facts of Bernard Arnault

Net Worth$213.5 Billion
SalaryNot Known
Height6 ft 1 in
Date of Birth5 March, 1949
ProfessionEntrepreneurs

Bernard Arnault whose full name is Bernard Jean Etienne Arnault, is a French businessman, investor, and art collector.

He is best known as the chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods corporation. 

Bernard Arnault’s Bio, Age, Parents, Education

Bernard Arnault was born in Roubaix, France, on March 5, 1949. His ethnicity is white. He follows Christianity. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

His father’s name is Ferret-Savinel. He has one sister named  Dominique Watine-Arnault. 

Educational Background

Bernard attended the School Maxence Van Der Meersch in Roubaix. He also attended Lycée Faidherbe. In 1971, he graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, a top engineering university in France, and later joined his father’s firm.

Bernard Arnault’s Height

Bernard Arnault is 6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm tall and his body weighs around 78 kg or 172 lbs. He has good-looking gray hair and blue eyes. 

Career

After finishing his education, Bernard went to work. In 1973, he started working for Ferret Savinel, his father’s business. From 1978 to 1984, he was the President of the company. From 2010 to 2013, he was on the Board of Advisors for the Malaysian 1MDB fund.

He bought a lot of businesses, like Celine, Berluti, Kenzo, Guerlain, and Loewe. He also bought La Tribune and Les Echos, two French business newspapers.

He is also a very smart investor. He had put money into big companies like Zebank, Boo.com, Libertysurf, Netflix, Colony Capital, Carrefour, Princess Yachts, and Royal van Lent. As a generous person, he and his family promised to give €200 million to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral after it burned down. In 2019, he and his son completed a €100 million donation.

Who is Bernard Arnault’s Wife?

In 1973, he married Annie Dewavrin, and they welcomed tow children named Delphine and Antoine.

After he got divorced, he married the Canadian concert pianist Helene Mercier. They had three kids. 

Bernard Arnault’s Net Worth

Bernard Arnault is a successful businessman with a net worth of $213.5 billion. Bernard Arnault’s total salary at LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE is $3,470,000 as Chairman, CEO, and Member of the Executive Committee of LVMH. 

Bernard’s fortune shrank by $30 billion during the COVID-19 epidemic, as sales of luxury products fell. 

 

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