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Europe’s top 10 richest billionaires in 2021

Five French entrepreneurs have been ranked among the top 10 wealthiest billionaires in Europe in 2021, according to CEOWORLD magazine’s annual list of the world’s richest. Let us take a look at the top 10 richest billionaires in Europe in 2021.

Bernard Arnault, who founded luxury group LVMH that owns Louis Vuitton, Dior and Hublot, is the richest man in Europe with a net worth of US$174 billion (and growing). In second place is Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, the world’s richest woman, followed by Amancio Ortega, the founder of Spanish fast-fashion brand Zara.

Top 10 richest billionaires in Europe in 2021

  1. Bernard Arnault: $174 billion (France)
  2. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers: $90.3 billion (France)
  3. Amancio Ortega: $73.6 billion (Spain)
  4. Francois Pinault: $56.7 billion (France)
  5. Alain Wertheimer: $47.4 billion (France)
  6. Gerard Wertheimer: $47.4 billion (France)
  7. Klaus-Michael Kuehne: $37.5 billion (Germany)
  8. Giovanni Ferrero: $35.3 billion (Italy)
  9. Vladimir Potanin: $32.9 billion (Russia)
  10. Leonid Mikhelson: $29.4 billion (Russia)

top 10 richest billionaires in Europe in 2021

Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is chief executive and editorial director of The CEOWORLD magazine, overseeing the organization’s news and features departments.

Under Dr. Amarendra's leadership, The CEOWORLD magazine has become the world's most iconic news organization, whose rigorous reporting and unsurpassed storytelling connect with millions of business leaders every day.

Dr. Amarendra holds a Ph.D. in Finance and Banking from the European Global School in France; a Doctoral Degree in Chartered Accountancy from the European International University Paris; and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD), Ukraine.

He earned his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and his Master's Degree In Chartered Accountancy (CA) from European Global School Paris. Dr. Amarendra also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in International Relations and Affairs from the American University of Athens, Alabama, United States. Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is a macro-economist and visiting professor at Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD), Ukraine.

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