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Michel Leclercq

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Net worth 2018: $3.92 Billion
Residence: Lille, France
Country: France
BirthDay: 1938
Children: 4
BIOGRAPHY

Michel Leclercq was bornon 1938 in Lille, France, France. Michel Leclercq is #555 in List Billionaires People In The World. Michel Leclercq set up a small sporting goods store called Decathlon in 1976. It has since grown into one of the world's largest athletic retailers, with more than $8 billion in sales from nearly 900 stores, employing 60,000 people in 27 countries. Leclercq is cousin of Gerard Mulliez, the patriarch of the famed French retail dynasty. Leclerq and his immediate family own 40% of the company while the extended Mulliez family have another 40%.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$3 Billion

2015

$2.6 Billion

2016

$3.4 Billion

2017

$4.2 Billion

2018

$3.92 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

As of December 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth at US$5

2005

His wife, Marie-Claude Leclercq, is a psychotherapist, and represents the family on the council of the Decathlon Foundation, started in 2005

1976

Leclercq founded Decathlon Group, a sporting goods retailer, in 1976

1938

Michel Leclercq (born 1938/39) is a French billionaire businessman

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