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Full NameFrançoise Bettencourt Meyers
First NameFrançoise
Middle NameBettencourt
Last NameMeyers
Birth NameFrançoise Bettencourt Meyers
Birth CityNeuilly-Sur Seine
Birth CountryFrance
Father NameAndre Bettencourt
Mother NameLiliane Bettencourt
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJean-Pierre Meyers
No Of Children2
Date of BirthJuly 10,1953
Age66 years

What Is The Net Worth Of Françoise Bettencourt Meyers? 

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French author of the Bible and the next owner cum rightful heiress of French Personal Care Company, L‘Oreal S.A. Currently serving as the chairperson and the owner of 33.14% shares of L’Oreal, she owns the fortune of around $54 billion.

Here know her financial details, salary, income sources, assets, lifestyle, and other required money-related details as of 2019.

Richest Woman of 2019 Françoise Bettencourt Meyers' Net Worth $54 Billion- Fortune Details, Income Sources, Earnings 

As of 2019, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers has the fortune of around $54 billion, making her the richest woman of the world, according to Celebrity Net Worth. 

Many other sources claim her net worth to be between $50 billion to $55 billion.

Richest Woman Of 2019 Françoise Bettencourt Meyers Net Worth: $54 billion
Richest Woman Of 2019 Françoise Bettencourt Meyers Net Worth: $54 billion

She became the world’s richest woman as of 2019 after she started controlling 33.14% of her family business of a French Personal Care company L’Oreal. 

L’Oreal S.A. was founded back on 30 July 1909, by the maternal grandfather of Meyers, Eugene Schueller. As of 2018, the company’s money-related details are as follows:

Revenue$29.7 billion
Operating Income$5.4 billion
Net Income$4.4 billion
Total assets$42.5 billion
Total Equity$29.7 billion

Besides the fact that she is the chairman of L’Oreal, Meyers also earns from her professional career as an author. She has written books including The Greek Gods, and A look at the Bible.

Net Worth History

Back in 2017, she had the net worth of $39.5 billion listing her among the top 20 richest people in the world and the top 5 richest women of the world. After the death of her mother in 2017, she inherited 33.14% of the share of L’Oreal making her the richest woman in the world with the net worth of around $53.2 billion.

Did You Know? Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is the only rightful heiress of the family holding business, L’Oreal.

Celebrity Endorsing L’Oreal

Some of the Hollywood A-listers like Beyoncé ($5 million), Henry Golding, Doutzen Kroes, Rochelle Aytes, have also endorsed L'Oreal.

L'Oreal Endorsed by Beyonce
L'Oreal Endorsed by Beyonce

Other TV personalities like Eva Longoria, Blake Lively, and Karlie Kloss have also appeared in the commercials of L'Oreal. 

Woerth-Bettencourt Scandal

Woerth-Bettencourt scandal is an allegation involving L’Oreal’s previous Heiress Liliane Bettencourt which occurred in 2010.  It was a high level French political scandal in which Ms. Bettencourt received a $33.2 million tax rebate.

Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses

Well, there is no information regarding the multi-billionaires’ house and car collection. As she lives a low key life, she has not revealed any details about her assets and lavish lifestyle.

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers house
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers house 

A source reported some of the relative value of her net worth. She is said to be able to buy around 43.0 million ounces of gold and 998 million barrels of crude oil. 

Moreover, the same site cited, her $55 billion net worth is equivalent to 0.295% of the GDP of the United States. Her fortune is higher than the 939,795 higher than the average person’s earnings as of 2019.

Tax And Insurance

A person in France has to pay around 45% of their income to the government so that he or she can get health, education, property, and other insurances. France's government increased the Personal Income tax projecting the development in 2020.

Taking the data as reference, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers has to pay around $24.75 billion as her tax to the France Tax Department.


A reliable source claimed, Meyers through her company L’Oreal and Bettencourt Meyers’ family foundation has donated around $226 million for the repairing the Notre Dame Cathedral after the fire of April 2019. 

The charitable foundation is still willing to make the donation of more money if it is required, said by Françoise Bettencourt Meyers.

Furthermore, Meyers herself serves as the president of the Bettencourt Meyers’ family philanthropic foundation which helps for the development of science and arts in France.

The Personal Life Of Françoise Bettencourt Meyers: What is the age of the next owner of L’Oreal?

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers was born on 10 July 1953 on Neuilly-Sur Seine, France. She was born to parents; father Andre Bettencourt and mother Liliane Bettencourt. She is the granddaughter of Eugène Schueller, Louise Madeleine Berthe. 

Her mother who was one of the richest women in the world died in 2017 at the age of 90. 

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is 66 years old as of 2019. She holds French Nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnic group.

Who is Françoise Bettencourt Meyers Married To? Husband, Children

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is married to her spouse Jean-Pierre Meyers

Françoise Bettencourt Meyers with her family
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers with her family

With her husband, she is blessed with two children. One of his names is Nicolas Meyers and other’s child name is yet to be revealed. 

Updated On Wed Jun 17 2020 Published On Fri Aug 23 2019 By Bean