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Guy Laliberté

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Guy Laliberté
Laliberté at the $25,000 World Poker Tour No Limit Hold'em Championship
Born (1952-09-02) 2 September 1952 (age 71)
NationalityCanadian
OccupationBusinessman
Known forCo-founder of Cirque du Soleil
Political partyRhinoceros (1980)
SpouseRizia Moreira (ex de facto spouse)
PartnerClaudia Barilla (girlfriend)
Children5
Nickname(s)Ahtata (Full Tilt Poker)
World Poker Tour
Title(s)None
Final table(s)1
Money finish(es)2
Space career
Space Adventures Tourist
Time in space
10d 21h 17m
MissionsSoyuz TMA-16 / TMA-14

Guy Laliberté, OC CQ (born 2 September 1952) is a Canadian billionaire businessman, director, and poker player. He is the co-founder of Cirque du Soleil. In January 2018, Laliberté was ranked by Forbes as the 11th wealthiest Canadian.[2] In September 2009, he became the first Canadian space tourist.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Forbes Guy Laliberte – Forbes Forbes.com. Accessed June 2020.
  2. "The World's Billionaires". Forbes. Archived from the original on 2012-02-18. Retrieved 2021-10-13.
  3. "Biography Guy Laliberté". Cirque du Soleil. Archived from the original on 2011-05-08.