Do you know the richest woman in the world? If not, then let us tell you that the name of this woman is Franois Betancourt Meyers, who is the richest woman in this entire world.

However, in the list of top billionaires of the world, her name is in 15th place. Apart from these, there are 11 such men, which have more property than Betancourt.

In Forbes’ 2021 Billionaires list, Francois Betancourt, the heir of beauty products company Laurel, has secured the first position, surpassing Alice Walton. Let’s know more about her.

About Loreal

July 1909 Loreal founder Eugene Schueller has started this company, which is now the world’s largest cosmetics company concentrating on hair color, skincare, perfumes, makeup, sun protection, etc.

Who Is Francoise Bettencourt Meyers?

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is the chairwoman and granddaughter of Loreal founder Eugene Schueller and a member of the company’s board since 1997.

Betancourt Meyers stepped into the list of billionaires after the death of her mother Lillian Bettencourt in September 2017. Her wealth has increased by about $ 25.4 billion. She is the principal shareholder of the brand Loreal with 33 percent.

Personal Life

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers was born on 10 July 1953 in France. Her mother’s name was Lillian Betancourt, who died in 2017 at the age of 94. She was suffering from amnesia, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Lillian Betancourt was the only child of Eugene Schuyler, who started Loreal cosmetics.

Her Father late Andre Bettencourt, husband Jean Pierre Meyers, Son Jean-Victor Mayers Bettencourt, and Nicolas Meyers Bettencourt.

Jean-Paul Agon, the company’s chairman, and CEO said that she always kept an eye on the company’s business. She has an important role in the success of the company.

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Francoise Bettencourt Meyers Net Worth

According to Forbes, her total net worth is 76.6 billion dollars (24 March 2021). Let me tell you, Francois Betancourt is currently the 12th richest person in the world.

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