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Wealthiest People in France (September 4, 2022)

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As of September 4, 2022, Barnard Arnault was the wealthiest man in France, with an estimated net worth of 156.5 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Francoise Bettencourt (No. 2, $69.6 billion), Rodolphe Saade (No. 3, $41.4 billion), and Francois Pinault (No. 4, $33.5 billion).

Gerard Wertheimer is the fifth-richest person in France, with a whopping $29.6 billion. Alain Wertheimer ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $29.6 billion, followed by Emmanuel Besnier with $19.3 billion. Xavier Niel is placed 8th with a net worth of $8.0 billion. Carrie Perrodo ($7.8 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in France.


  1. Barnard arnault and family: $156.5 billion
  2. Francoise Bettencourt Mayers and family: $69.6 billion
  3. Rodolphe Saade and family: $41.4 billion
  4. Francois Pinault and family: $33.5 billion
  5. Alain Wertheimer: $29.6 billion
  6.  Gerard Wertheimer: $29.6 billion
  7. Emmanuel Besnier: $19.3 billion
  8. Xsvier Niel: $8.0 billion
  9. Carrie Perrodo and family: $7.8 billion  
  10. Thierry Dassault: $7.3 billion 
  11. Laurent Dassault: $7.3 billion  
  12. Marie-Helene Habert-Dassault: $7.3 billion
  13. Vincent Bollore and family: $7.2 billion 
  14. Nicolas Puech: $6.8 billion
  15. Jean-Michel Besnier: $6.7 billion
  16. Marie Besnier Beauvalot: $6.7 billion
  17. Alain Merieux & family: $5.9 billion
  18. Patrick Drahi: $5.5 billion 
  19. Stephane Bancel: $4.6 billion 
  20. Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere: $3.7 billion  
  21. Martin & Olivier Bouygues: $3.6 billion
  22. Danielle Bellon and family: $3.5 billion
  23. Charles Edelstenne: $3.1 billion 
  24. Mohed Altrad: $3.1 billion 
  25. Gilles Martin: $3.0 billion
  26. Michel Leclercq and family:$2.5 billion

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