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Wealthiest People in France (December 5, 2022)

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As of December 5, 2022, Barnard Arnault was the wealthiest man in France, with an estimated net worth of 184.9 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Francoise Bettencourt (No. 2, $75.1 billion), Rodolphe Saade (No. 3, $41.4 billion); and Francois Pinault (No. 4, $37.6 billion).

Alain Wertheimer is the fifth-richest person in France, with a whopping $33.7 billion. Gerard Wertheimer ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $33.7 billion, followed by Emmanuel Besnier with $18.2 billion. Nicolas Puech is placed 8th with a net worth of $8.4 billion. Xsvier Niel ($8.4 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in France.


  1. Barnard arnault & family: $184.9 billion
  2. Francoise Bettencourt mayers & family: $75.1 billion
  3. Rodolphe Saade & family: $41.4 billion
  4. Francois Pinault & family: $37.6 billion
  5. Alain Wertheimer: $33.7 billion
  6. Gerard Wertheimer: $33.7 billion
  7. Emmanuel Besnier: $18.2 billion
  8. Nicolas Puech: $8.4 billion
  9. Xsvier Niel: $8.4 billion
  10. Vincent Bollore & family: $8.4 billion
  11. Carrie Perrodo & family: $8.3 billion
  12. Laurent Dassault: $7.6 billion
  13. Thierry Dassault: $7.6 billion
  14. Marie-Helene Habert-Dassault: $7.6 billion
  15. Alain Merieux & family: $6.6 billion
  16. Jean-Michel Besnier: $6.4 billion
  17. Marie Besnier Beauvalot: $6.4 billion
  18. Stephane Bancel: $6.0 billion
  19. Danielle Bellon & family: $4.4 billion
  20. Patrick Drahi: $3.9 billion
  21. Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere: $3.8 billion
  22. Martin & Olivier Bouygues: $3.7 billion
  23. Mohed Altrad: $3.3 billion
  24. Gilles Martin: $3.2 billion
  25. Charles Edelstenne: $3.1 billion

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