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Full NameJocelyn Wildenstein
First NameJocelyn
Last NameWildenstein
Birth NameJocelynnys Dayannys da Silva Bezerra Perisset
NationalityAmerican, Swiss
Birth CityLausanne
Birth CountrySwitzerland
Father ProfessionEmployee at Goods Store
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
No Of Children2
Networth$10 M
Date of BirthAugust 5,1940
Age79 years

What Is The Net Worth Of Jocelyn Wildenstein? 

American socialite Jocelyn Wildenstein has tasted both success and failure. Best known for her infamous catlike cosmetic surgery and high profile marriage and divorce from billionaire Alec Wildenstein, she has always ruled the media headlines. 

The swiss-born media personality was also known for her extravagant lifestyle until poverty hit her hard. Wildenstein who was once worth $500 million filed for bankruptcy in 2016. As of 2019, Celebrity Net Worth claims she has an estimated wealth of $10 million.

How Did Jocelyn Wildenstein Make Money? Income Source

Jocelyn Wildenstein is best known for her extravagant lifestyle, tall height, and cat-like appearance. She is not employed. Most of her life, she enjoyed the wealth of her husbands and past affairs. She was the wife of late art dealer Alec N. Wildenstein who inherited half of his father’s business, worth $10 billion.  

Wildenstein received a divorce settlement of $2.5 billion from her ex-husband billionaire Alec Wildenstein in 1999. 

In addition, she received $100 million thereafter for13 years which makes a total of jaw-dropping $3.8 billion. 

In an interview with Vanity Fair, after the divorce with her husband, Alec reduced her monthly expenditure from $150,000 to $50,000.

Famed for unique cat-like appearance, Jocelyn Wildenstein
Famed for unique cat-like face, Jocelyn Wildenstein

In 2007, she sold her marital house in New York to real estate agent Janna Bullock for $13 million.

Jocelyn filed for bankruptcy in 2016 and revealed that she has $16 million in assets, while $6 million in debts. According to her, she lives on $900 which comes from social security payment. She often asked for expenses to friends and family.  

Millions Of Debts

Wildenstein claims she has $6.38 million of debts which include over $300,000 to many lawyers she hired. Moreover, she has a debt of $4.6 million for her Trump tower apartment in Manhattan according to court papers. 

Lived An Extravagant Life

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Wildenstein revealed she and her husband spent around $1 million per month while they were together. 

Jocelyn had a lavish lifestyle with huge expenses on a daily basis. She reportedly spent $350,000 for Chanel dress and $10 million in jewelry. 

Moreover, she calculated her phone bills were unbelievably around $60,000 a year and food and liquor cost at $547,000. 

Tax Payments

Jocelyn Wildenstein has a net worth of $10 million similar to Ryan Higa, Charlie Puth and Simon Nessman. Like any other respected person, Jocelyn Wildenstein must have paid taxes to the government of the United States. A person with a net worth of $10 million pays a sum of $3,661,250 as federal tax to the local government of the United States. 

Assets: House And Cars, Charity

Jocelyn Wildenstein had a condo in Manhattan that covers an area of $5,200 square feet. The apartment includes five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. As for her current residence, she lives in Los Angeles, California but no further information is available. 

Wildenstein's former house in New York which she sold for $13 million. 

Talking about her car, she owns a 2006 Bentley worth $35,000. 

Jocelyn Wildenstein’s Personal Life: Biography, Divorce Settlement, Plastic Surgery

Jocelyn Wildenstein was born Jocelynnys Dayannys da Silva Bezerra Perisset on August 5, 1940, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Her father was an employee at a sporting goods store. There is no information available about her family. 

She holds the dual citizenship of Switzerland and the United States. She is a Caucasian. 

Marriage And Divorce

Jocelyn Wildenstein is possibly single as of 2019. She had a marital relationship with late American billionaire Alec N. Wildenstein. The couple met at a shooting weekend at the Wildenstein African ranch “Ol Jogi”. The couple got married on April 30, 1978. 

Wildenstein gave birth to two children Diane Wildenstein, a daughter, and Alec Wildenstein Jr. a son. 

She was in an intimate relationship with a Swiss movie producer Cyril Piguet when she was 17. Following Cyril, she had a relationship with French Filmmaker Sergio Gobbi. 

Jocelyn WIldenstein with her ex-fiance Lloyd Klein
Jocelyn Wildenstein with her ex-fiance Lloyd Klein

In 2003, Wildenstein started dating fashion designer Lloyd Klein. The couple dated for 13 years and split in 2016. They rekindled their relationship and got engaged in July 2017. Klein bought her a 32-carat diamond ring worth millions. However, the relationship did not last long and separated.

Plastic Surgery

She is widely known for her cosmetic surgery, canthopexy, to gain a cat-like eyes. 

The 79-year-old Wildenstein spent a huge sum of $6.5 million for the dozens of cosmetic procedures. However, famed for having a cat-like face, Jocelyn denied having plastic surgery to her face in February 2018. On the contrary, she said her appearance as Swiss heritage. 

Jocelyn Wildenstein before and after plastic surgery
Jocelyn Wildenstein before and after plastic surgery

Wildenstein had done extensive cosmetic procedures to her face and look like a cat. 

So, the media gave her different nicknames such as “Cat Woman”, “Tiger Icon”, “The Lion Queen”, “Fierce Legend” and “The Bride of Wildenstein”. 

Updated On Sun Apr 12 2020 Published On Mon Sep 09 2019 By Greece