Liliane Bettencourt

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Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 21, 2017 (94)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 21, 2017 (94)

About

One of the main shareholders for L'Oreal. She was the wealthiest woman in the world in 2013 with a net worth of $33.4 billion.

Before Fame

Her father and her husband, French politician André Bettencourt, were both members of French fascist group La Cagoule and Nazi sympathizers.

Trivia

She hated media attention, but in 2010 she was front and center in the Bettencourt affair after her butler's recordings of her phone conversations were made public.

Family Life

Her father Eugène Schueller was the founder of L'Oreal. She became involved as an apprentice at her father's company at age 15. She founded the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation with her husband and daughter.

Associated With

She was a victim of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme and lost € 22 million.