Liliane Bettencourt Wiki, Young, Family, House, Net Worth, Foundation

Published On: 01 Jun, 2016

Liliane Bettencourt Wiki, Young, Family, House, Net Worth, Foundation

Liliane Henriette Charlotte Schueller is a French socialite, heiress, and businesswoman who were born on 21st of October in the year 1922. She has already reached the age of 93 and got her name ‘Bettencourt’ after her marriage. According to Forbes, she is the richest woman in the world and is also one of the principal shareholders of L’Oréal. She is the 10th richest person in the whole world with an amazing bet worth of 36.4 billion dollars by the version of ‘The World’s Billionaires’ in 2015.

Born in Paris, she is the one and only child in her house and parents, Eugene Schueller who is the founder of L’Oréal and Louise Madeleine Berthe. She was only five years of age when her mother died. She always had an excellent relationship with his father who later married to Liliane’s British governess. She joined her father’s business as an apprentice who mixed labeling bottles of shampoos and cosmetics. She got married to a French politician named Andre Bettencourt in the year 1950 who is supposed to be the longtime boyfriend of Liliane. They were seen dating few times. Later, her husband became the deputy chairman of L’Oréal.

She founded an organization called the Bettencourt foundation along with her daughter and husband so as to develop cultural, medical and humanitarian projects. The foundation is supposed to have an annual budget of 15 million Euros and assets of 150 million Euros approximately. It came into news that her daughter filed an application to make Bettencourt award of her health. A French judge suggested keeping her under the guardianship of her family members because of her declining mental health. Liliane is one of the wealthiest victims of Bernard Madoff’s scheme losing her €22 million. Her wiki is absorbing as she is the 7th richest person of 2015 according to Forbes with an estimated salary of net worth 40.8 million US dollars. She is the 2nd richest woman in the world who has achieved such a great height of success with her hard work and education since her young life. She was also elected as the 39th most powerful woman in the world in 2005.