Bernard Arnault

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Bernard Arnault
Arnault in 2017
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault

(1949-03-05) 5 March 1949 (age 74)
Roubaix, France
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique, Palaiseau
Occupation(s)Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LVMH
Chairman of Christian Dior S.A.
Anne Dewavrin
(m. 1973; div. 1990)

Hélène Mercier (m. 1991)

Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault (French: [bɛʁnaːʁ aʁno]; born 5 March 1949) is a French businessman, an investor, and art collector.[2][3][4]

Arnault is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of LVMH, the world's largest luxury-goods company. He is the richest person in World according to Forbes magazine, with a net worth of $192.1 billion, as of May 2021.[1]

His mother, Marie-Josèphe Savinel, had a "fascination for Dior". His father, manufacturer Jean Léon Arnaul, owned the civil engineering company Ferret-Savinel.[6]

In April 2018, he became the richest person in fashion, beating Zara's Amancio Ortega.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Forbes World's Billionaires List Real Time". Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  2. Louis Vuitton, LVMH Moët Hennessy (28 May 2021). "Bernard Arnault & family". Forbes. Forbes Media LLC. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  3. Galloni, Alessandra (5 March 2009). "Being LVMH's Bernard Arnault – WSJ. Magazine". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  4. "Being Bernard Arnault". Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  5. "LVMH's CEO Bernard Arnault Is Now The Richest Person in Fashion". Highsnobiety. 12 April 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.