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Bernard Arnault ends 2020 as Europe’s richest person with $114 billion fortune

European billionaire class had a smashing 2020. Europe’s top 10 richest billionaires are worth an estimated $495.2 billion as of January 3, 2021. Europe’s richest person, Bernard Arnault (net worth: $114 billion), chair of luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, added $9.15 billion to his net worth. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers (net worth: $75.8 billion) got $16.8 billion richer over the course of the year.

Amancio Ortega’s fortune has grown an astonishing $8.95 billion this year to nearly $66.5 billion, making him the third-richest person in Europe. Francois Pinault, who is worth $47.8 billion, has gotten $6 billion richer in 2020.

Bernard Arnault

The 10 richest people in Europe

  1. Bernard Arnault
    Net worth: $114 billion
    One-year gain: $9.15 billion
    Country: France
  2. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
    Net worth: $75.8 billion
    One-year gain: $16.8 billion
    Country: France
  3. Amancio Ortega
    Net worth: $66.5 billion
    One-year loss: $8.95 billion
    Country: Spain
  4. Francois Pinault
    Net worth: $47.8 billion
    One-year gain: $6 billion
    Country: France

  5. Alain Wertheimer
    Net worth: $39.4 billion
    One-year gain: $9.3 billion
    Country: France
  6. Gerard Wertheimer
    Net worth: $39.4 billion
    One-year gain: $9.3 billion
    Country: France
  7. Giovanni Ferrero
    Net worth: $34.1 billion
    One-year gain: $2.09 billion
    Country: Italy
  8. Jim Ratcliffe
    Net worth: $27.2 billion
    One-year gain: $6.31 billion
    Country: United Kingdom
  9. Dieter Schwarz
    Net worth: $26.3 billion
    One-year gain: $1.58 billion
    Country: Germany
  10. Leonardo del Vecchio
    Net worth: $24.7 billion
    One-year loss: $714 million
    Country: Italy

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