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Wealthiest People in France (May 26, 2023)

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As of May 26, 2023, Barnard Arnault was the wealthiest person in France, with an estimated net worth of 218.5 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Francoise Bettencourt Meyers (No. 2, $87.6 billion), Francois Pinault  (No. 3, $36.5 billion); and Gerard Wertheimer  (No. 4, $30.7 billion).

Alain Wertheimer is the fifth-richest person in France, with a whopping $30.7 billion. Emmanuel Besnier ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $23.6 billion, followed by Nicolas Puech with $10.9 billion. Vincent Bollore is placed 8th with a net worth of $10.0 billion. Jacques Saade Jr ($9.8 billion) occupied the 9th position among France’s top 10 wealthiest people.


  1. Barnard Arnault & family: $218.5 billion
  2. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers & family: $87.6 billion
  3. Francois Pinault & family: $36.5 billion
  4. Alain Wertheimer: $31.1 billion
  5. Gerard Wertheimer: $30.7 billion
  6. Emmanuel Besnier: $23.6 billion
  7. Nicolas Puech: $10.9 billion
  8. Vincent Bollore & family: $10.0 billion
  9. Rodolphe Saade: $9.8 billion
  10. Jacques Saade Jr: $9.8 billion
  11. Tanya Saade Zeenny: $9.8 billion
  12. Carrie Perrodo & family: $8.7 billion
  13. Laurent Dassault: $8.5 billion
  14. Thierry Dassault: $8.5 billion
  15. Marie-Helene Habert-Dassault: $8.4 billion
  16. Marie Besnier Beauvalot: $8.3 billion
  17. Jean-Michel Besnier: $8.3 billion
  18. Alain Merieux & family: $6.5 billion
  19. Xsvier Niel: $6.3 billion
  20. Michel Leclercq & family: $5.0 billion
  21. Danielle Bellon & family: $5.0 billion
  22. Patrick Drahi: $4.8 billion
  23. Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere: $4.2 billion
  24. Stephane Bancel: $4.0 billion
  25. Charles Edelstenne: $3.4 billion

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