François Pinault[table border=”0″]Net Worth, $17.2 Billion,,,
Source of Wealth, Businessman,,,
Francois Pinault runs the Kering retail company, one of the world’s leading luxury brands. One of the richest men in France, Pinault’s holding company, Artemis, S.A., has control over numerous brands, including Converse, Samsonite and the Christie’s Auction House.
Like many members of the List of Billionaires, Pinault is an avid art collector and philanthropist. He has been listed as one of the most powerful people in modern art thanks to his status as one of the biggest collectors of the world’s contemporary art. Notably, he has a range of work from Damien Hirst.
Pinault’s son, Francois-Henri, is also a billionaire and is a critical part of the family’s wealth and future success.