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Clare Bronfman is an American heiress, Social Activist, Philanthropist, and former equestrian. She is the youngest daughter of billionaire philanthropist and former Seagram liquor chairman Edgar Sr. She pleaded guilty on 19 April 2019 to the charges stipulated in the indictment for her involvement in NXIVM Sex Cult case. Earlier, she was arrested by the federal agents in July 2018 in New York City and charged with money laundering and identity theft in connection with NXIVM activities. She was released on $100 million bonds and placed on house arrest with electronic monitoring.
Seagram Heiress Clare Bronfman Pleaded Guilty In NXIVM SeX Cult Case
Seagram Heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty on 19 April 2019 to the charges stipulated in the indictment for her involvement in NXIVM Sex Cult case. The 40-years old former equestrian was arrested by federal agents in July 2018 and charged with money laundering and identity theft in connection with NXIVM activities. Then, she pleaded not guilty in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She was released on $100 million bonds and placed on house arrest with electronic monitoring.
Smallville actress, Allison Mack pleaded guilty on 8 April 2019 to charges she manipulated women into becoming sex slaves for the group's spiritual leader.
Nancy Salzman pleaded guilty on 13 March 2019 to a charge of racketeering criminal conspiracy. Raniere and Mack are scheduled to be tried in federal court beginning on 29 April 2019.
What is Clare Bronfman Famous For?
- The youngest daughter of billionaire philanthropist and former Seagram liquor chairman Edgar Bronfman Sr.
- Pleaded guilty to the charges stipulated in the indictment on NXIVM Sex Cult case on 19 April 2019.
Where was Clare Bronfman born?
Clare Bronfman was born on 8 April 1979. She was born to a Canadian billionaire father, Edgar Bronfman Sr., and a mother, Georgiana Bronfman Havers. She was born in Hartest, Norfolk in the United Kingdom. She holds American nationality. She belongs to White ethnicity. She has an older sister, Sara Bronfman. Shortly after Clare's birth, her mother asked Edgar for a divorce. They remarried in 1983 but divorced again. After her parent's divorce, the two sisters lived mostly in England and in Kenya with their mother. Information about her education is not available.
She started her equestrian career at the age of 17.
She began to qualify and compete at the elite level at the age of 20.
She competed in the Millstreet Indoor International Horse Show, riding her horse Enchante.
She competed against 565 other entrants, competing with accomplished equestrians, such as Katie Monaghan-Prudent, Tim Stockdale, Billy Twomey, and the winner, Robert Splaine.
She achieved her first victory in international competition, aboard Charlton (Cavalier) in May 2001.
She won the Grand Prix at CSI-A Eindhoven (NED) worth 10,000 pounds winner's purse.
She participated in the World Final of the Samsung Nations Cup Series (Jumping) in Madrid, Spain in September 2001. She helped the team placed seventh in the competition.
She performed the best out of the five riders representing the United States, aboard Lord William at the CSI-A competition in Bremen, Germany in October 2002. She won the speed and handiness competition.
She placed 13th in the main competition, aboard Enchante, making her the highest-placing American in the competition, after Kaye Levy, who had placed 32nd overall.
She was ranked 12th in the US and 80th overall in the world.
NXIVM Involvement And Criminal Prosecution
She became involved in NXIVM's personal advancement program and "Executive Success Program" (ESP) workshops through her sister, Sara. The sister became committed followers and financial backers of NXIVM and Raniere, relocating to upstate New York to work as NXIVM trainers. She also served as an event coordinator for an annual festival celebrating Raniere's birthday, "Vanguard Week". The sisters were dedicated to the organization with deep emotional and financial investment. Clare has lent the program $2 million, at 2.5% interest.
Raniere and associate Allison Mack were arrested in 2018 and indicted on several federal charges involving a cult alleged to operate within NXIVM, namely "DOS". The charges included sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and conspiracy to commit forced labor.
Bronfman insisted on the ESP website, "neither NXIVM nor Keith has abused or coerced anyone". She confirmed the existence of DOS stating, "While I am not and never have been a member of the sorority..it has not coerced nor abused anyone. In fact, the sorority has truly benefited the lives of its members and does so freely. I find no fault in a group of women..freely taking a vow of loyalty and friendship with one another to feel safe while pushing back against the fears that have stifled their personal and professional growth. It's not for any of us to judge how they, or anyone else, choose to advance their lives and values."
Federal agents arrested her in July 2018 in New York City. She was charged with money laundering and identity theft in connection with NXIVM activities. She pleaded not guilty in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn. She was released on $100 million bonds and placed on house arrest with electronic monitoring.
She pleaded guilty to the charges stipulated in the indictment on 19 April 2019.
Ethical Humanitarian Foundation
Clare and her sister, Sara, formed a non-profit organization called the Ethical Humanitarian Foundation. She is listed as a being a trustee of the organization. The goal of the foundation is to move humanity "towards a more noble civilization" by adopting a "humanity first foundation".
She, Sara, and Raniere also established a non-profit organization called the World Ethical Foundations Consortium. Their organization, WEFC brought Dalai Lama to Albany to participate in the WEFC's inaugural event in May 2009.
She is also listed as a Producer for the group A Cappella Innovations. The group explores how music can be applied to "humanity, civilization, and ethics."
Who is Clare Bronfman married to?
Clare Bronfman is a married woman. Information about her partner is not available. She has maintained a low profile regarding her personal life.
She lives in Clifton Park, New York in the United States.
What are Clare Bronfman's Body Measurements?
Clare Bronfman stands at a height of 1.67 m i.e. 5 feet and 6 inches tall. She has a body weight of 121 lbs i.e. 55 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 33-26-35 inches. She has blue eyes and her hair color is dark brown.
What is Clare Bronfman's Net Worth?
Clare Bronfman is the youngest daughter of billionaire philanthropist and former Seagram liquor chairman Edgar Bronfman Sr. Thus, she has accumulated a large sum of fortune. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $500 million.
Trivias About Clare Bronfman You Need To Know.
- Her mother renamed herself from Rita Webb to Georgiana.