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Wealthiest People in France (August 14, 2022)

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As of August 14, 2022, Barnard Arnault was the wealthiest man in France, with an estimated net worth of 172.2 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Francoise Bettencourt (No. 2, $74.0 billion), Rodolphe Saade (No. 3, $41.4 billion); and Francois Pinault (No. 4, $38.0 billion).

Gerard  Wertheimer is the fifth-richest person in France, with a whopping $31.7 billion. Alain Wertheimer ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $31.7 billion, followed by Emmanuel Besnier with $21.1 billion. Xavier Niel is placed 8th with a net worth of $8.4 billion. Laurent  Dassault ($8.2 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in France.

  1. Barnard arnault & family: $172.2 billion
  2. Francoise Bettencourt mayers & family: $74.0 billion
  3. Rodolphe Saade & family: $41.4 billion
  4. Francois Pinault & family: $38.0 billion
  5. Gerard Wertheimer: $31.7 billion
  6. Alain Wertheimer: $31.7 billion
  7. Emmanuel Besnier: $21.1 billion
  8. Xsvier Niel: $8.4 billion 
  9. Laurent Dassault: $8.1 billion  
  10. Thierry Dassault: $8.1 billion
  11. Marie-Helene Habert-Dassault: $8.1 billion
  12. Nicolas Puech: $7.5 billion 
  13. Carrie Perrodo & family: $7.5 billion  
  14. Vincent Bollore & family: $7.5 billion 
  15. Jean-Michel Besnier: $7.4 billion   
  16. Marie Besnier Beauvalot: $7.4 billion
  17. Alain Merieux & family: $6.8 billion
  18. Patrick Drahi: $6.2 billion 
  19. Stephane Bancel: $5.6 billion 
  20. Danielle Bellon & family: $3.9 billion
  21. Martin & Olivier Bouygues: $3.8 billion
  22. Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere: $3.8 billion
  23. Charles Edelstenne: $3.6 billion 
  24. Gilles Martin: $3.4 billion
  25. MohedAltrad: $3.2 billion
  26. Michel Leclercq & family:$3.2 billion

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