Born on 5 March 1949, Bernard Arnault is a French business magnate and art collector. He is also the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of LVMH since 1989. He was hand over with the Corporate Citizenship Award from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2011. Also, been awarded the honorary titles of Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor and Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters he has been able to earn numerous achievements in his life.
He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1971, and later he joined his family business. Since his father was a successful man with access to means and money it became easier for him to know about business. He loves to play piano and tennis at his leisure.
Talking about his married life, Bernard Arnault married Anne Dewavrin in 1973. The couple got separated in 1990. He had two children from his first wife. After one year of divorce, he married Helene Mercier in 1991 that is a pianist by her profession and has three sons with her. He has five children altogether. Despite his hectic schedule, he has been giving time to his family. It is said that he always eats breakfast with his two youngest sons.
He is second richest in France and among 13th richest person in the world. He estimates his net worth at $38.2 billion dollars in 2016. He is the owner of world's biggest luxury brands. He plays the vital role in uplifting the quality of brands. He is also known as the de facto cultural ambassador of France and diffuses the tensions between France and China in run up to Beijing Olympics. His services have been well appreciated and admired with highest civilian decoration in France, "Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor," which is a plus factor to Bernard Arnault net worth. Also, another reason that expanded his net worth was buying shares for the famous jewelry house Bvlgari.
He’s company is associated with some charity. It assists humanitarian, scientific and medical research organizations, such as Save the Children, the Foundation for Hospitals in Paris and Princess Grace of Monaco Foundation. There are so many interviews with him if you want to know his view. You can stay connected to our sites to get more wiki on him. His inspiring quotes have made people adore him.