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Wealthiest People in France (October 2, 2022)

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As of October 2, 2022, Barnard Arnault was the wealthiest man in France, with an estimated net worth of 144.9 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Francoise Bettencourt (No. 2, $65.3 billion), Rodolphe Saade (No. 3, $41.4 billion); and Francois Pinault (No. 4, $30.3 billion).

Alain Wertheimer is the fifth-richest person in France, with a whopping $27.5 billion. Gerard Wertheimer ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $27.5 billion, followed by Emmanuel Besnier with $14.8 billion. Xavier Niel is placed 8th with a net worth of $7.8 billion. Carrie Perrodo  ($7.1 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in France.


  1. Barnard arnault & family: $144.9 billion
  2. Francoise Bettencourt mayers & family: $65.3 billion
  3. Rodolphe Saade & family: $41.4 billion
  4. Francois Pinault & family: $30.3 billion
  5. Alain Wertheimer: $27.5 billion
  6. Gerard Wertheimer: $27.5 billion
  7. Emmanuel Besnier: $14.8 billion
  8. Xsvier Niel: $7.8 billion
  9. Carrie Perrodo & family: $7.1 billion
  10. Vincent Bollore & family: $7.0 billion
  11. Laurent Dassault: $6.5 billion
  12. Thierry Dassault: $6.5 billion
  13. Marie-Helene Habert-Dassault: $6.5 billion
  14. Nicolas Puech: $6.4 billion
  15. Alain Merieux & family: $5.4 billion
  16. Jean-Michel Besnier: $5.2 billion
  17. Marie Besnier Beauvalot: $5.2 billion
  18. Patrick Drahi: $4.1 billion
  19. Stephane Bancel: $4.0 billion
  20. Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere: $3.6 billion
  21. Danielle Bellon & family: $3.5 billion
  22. Martin & Olivier Bouygues: $3.3 billion
  23. Mohed Altrad: $3.0 billion
  24. Charles Edelstenne: $2.9 billion
  25. Gilles Martin: $2.7 billion

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