Francoise Bettencourt Meyers Biography

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Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Quick Facts Of Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Celebrated Name Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
Age 65 Years
Nick Name Francoise
Birth Name Francoise Bettencourt
Birth Date 1953-07-10
Gender Female
Profession Businesswoman

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French billionaire heiress and an author. She was the only daughter of Liliane Bettencourt making her the heiress under the French law. Her family owns the company L'Oreal. As of 2019, she is the richest woman and 15th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $49.3 billion. 

L'Oreal heiress, Francoise Bettencourt is the richest women in the World

Francoise Bettencourt, 65, the heiress of L'Oreal, also the chairwoman of her family's holding company is the worlds richest woman. Forbes published the World's Billionaires list in March 2019. According to which, she is the richest women in the world and also the 15th-richest person in the world with a net worth of $49.3 billion as of 2019.

She is the only granddaughter Eugene Schueller who founded the L'Oreal back in 1909. Eugene Schueller had only one child, Lilian Bettencourt who was the heiress of the family company until her death in September 2017. 

Famous For

  • World's richest women as of 2019.
  • French billionaire heiress of Liliane Bettencourt. 

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

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Early Life of Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers was born on 10 July 1953. She was born to a father, Andre Bettencourt, and a mother, Liliane Bettencourt. Her birthplace is in Neuilly-sur-Seine in France. She holds French nationality. Eugene Schueller was her maternal grandfather. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. 

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Career of Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

She is the non-executive chairwoman and owner of the French personal care company, L'Oreal.

After her mother's death, she is the current owner of the company. Her mother was the principal shareholder of the company.

She has a 33% stake in its existence at present. 

L'Oreal is the world's largest cosmetics company concentrating on hair color, skin care, sun protection, make-up, perfume, hair care, and men's skincare. 

The company headquarter is located in Clichy in France. 

Her maternal grandfather founded the company in July 1909.

At present, Jean-Paul Agon is the chairman and CEO of the company.  

The company's advertising slogan is "Because I'm worth it".

Her husband is one of the vice chairmen of the board of directors. 

She sued Francoise-Marie Banier in 2008 for taking money from her "unstable" mother. She then started proceedings to have her mother declared mentally incompetent. 

The revelations in the secret recordings she used in evidence, were at the origin of the Woerth-Bettencourt scandal. 

She announced in 2010 that she had settled out of court with both her mother and Banier. 

She is also the author of Bible commentaries and works on Jewish-Christian relations. 

Personal Life of Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

She is a married woman. She is married to Jean-Pierre Meyers. He is the grandson of a rabbi murdered at Auschwitz. Her marriage caused controversy as a result of her grandfather, L'Oreal's founder Eugene Schueller's, the trial for collaboration with the Nazi government. 

They have 2 children together. They raised their children Jewish.

Body Measurements of Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Her height and weight are currently unavailable. Her body measurements are also unknown. She has black hair and dark brown eyes. 

Net Worth of Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers became one of the top 20 richest people in the world after her mother died in September 2017. At the time of her mother's death, her mother's net worth was at $39.5 billion. As of 2019, she became the richest woman in the world, according to Forbes. And, her net worth is estimated at $49.3 billion. 


Did You Know?

  • Her mother was also the only child of her parents who was the heiress of Eugene Schueller.

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