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The New Top 10 Richest People in France.

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The New Top 10 Richest People in France.

France is one of the most expensive countries, so it might come as no surprise that it’s home to some of the world’s mega-rich. Of the 2,755 wealthiest people on the Forbes 2021 list, 42 of them are French. Many of these elite figures belong to famously wealthy French families who have run multinational companies for generations.

France has a developed, high-income mixed economy, characterized by sizeable government involvement, economic diversity, a skilled labor force, and high innovation. For roughly two centuries, the French economy has consistently ranked among the ten largest globally; it is currently the world’s ninth-largest by purchasing power parity, the seventh-largest by nominal GDP, and the second-largest in the European Union by both metrics. 

Since the beginning of time, this great nation has been able to catapult into being the greatest in the industries that make a country grow. Impeccable individuals from France have created corporations, industries, franchises, and have undertaken humanitarian purposes to capture the minds of the world.

In today’s article, we will take a look at the top 10 richest people in France that have created their wealth through creating employment and rising above the challenges to be who they are now according to Forbes

Without wasting much time let’s dive in.

Rank Name of PersonalityEstimated Net Worth
#1Bernard Arnault$192.6 billion
#2Francoise Bettencourt Meyers$90.6 billion
#3Alain Wertheimer $47.5 billion
#4Gerard Wertheimer$47.5 billion
#5Emmanuel Besnier$19.3 billion
#6Patrick Drahi$13.8 billion
#7Rodolphe Saade$10.9 billion
#8Xavier Niel$9 billion
#9Vincent Bollore$8.6 billion
#10 Alain Merieux$8.2 billion
The New Top 10 Richest People in France

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault is famous throughout the world known for being the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE, the world’s largest luxury goods company. As of the 2022 Forbes list, he is the second richest person in the world right now and the richest person from Europe. His newt worth catapulted during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Ms. Bettencourt is the richest woman in the world, a billionaire heiress of Liliane Bettencourt and her only daughter. A strict catholic, she has written many Bible commentaries. She is the chairwoman of L’Oréal(the world largest cosmetics company) . She and her family has 33% stake in the compay.

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