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Francois Pinault

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Net worth 2018: $27.96 Billion
Residence: Paris, France
Country: France
BirthDay: 21 August 1936
Sigh: Virgo
Children: 3
Education: Drop Out, High School
BIOGRAPHY

Francois Pinault was bornon 21 August 1936 in Paris, France, France. Francois Pinault is #29 in List Billionaires People In The World. Pinault and his family own fashion brands Gucci, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen and Yves Saint Laurent. They also own auction house Christie's, four wineries and three French publications. The Pinault family's 3,000-piece art collection includes works by Picasso, Mondrian and Koons.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$7.6 Billion

2010

$8.7 Billion

2011

$11.5 Billion

2012

$13 Billion

2013

$15 Billion

2014

$15.5 Billion

2015

$14.9 Billion

2016

$11.5 Billion

2017

$15.7 Billion

2018

$27.96 Billion

TIMELINE
2006

In 2006 he obtained the ownership of Palazzo Grassi in Venice to display the collection

2004

It completed that buy-in in July 2004 and took full control of Gucci

2001

In December 2001, jurors in a high-profile New York City courtroom found Taubman guilty of conspiracy

2000

In October 2000, Sotheby's CEO Diana Brooks admitted her guilt in hopes of receiving a reduced sentence and implicated Taubman

1999

In March 1999, Gucci asked PPR to acquire an ownership interest in Gucci to help fend off LVMH

1998

In 1998, he purchased a majority share of Christie's auction house

1995

Davidge then admitted the collusion, which had gone on since about 1995, to Artemis CEO Patricia Barbizet

1936

François Pinault was born on 21 August 1936 in Les Champs-Géraux, a commune in the north of Brittany in the west of France

1930

7 billion, making him the 30th richest person in the world, and the second richest in France

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