Billionaire François-Henri Pinault

François-Henri Pinault is a French Billionaire. He is a businessman and the CEO of French international luxury Group Kering S.A. François-Henri Pinault is estimated to have a net worth of $36.5 billion as of February 2020.

François-Henri Pinault Net Worth Throughout Years: 

Years Net Worth
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 billion
2019 $29.7 billion

He makes most of his fortune as the founder and honorary chairman of a designer and maker of luxury goods, Kering. His father, François Pinault, initially founded the company in 1963 as a wood and building materials company.

François-Henri Pinault took over the firm as Chairman and CEO of the group in 2005.

CEO of Kering SA, François-Henri Pinault Image Source: The Globe And Mail
CEO of Kering SA, François-Henri Pinault 

Image Source: The Globe And Mail 

Previously, the company run with the name Pinault S.A., and Pinault-Printemps-Redoute PPR. As of now, the business had an operating cost of €3.944 billion ($4.3 billion), with revenue of €13.665 billion ($14.9 billion) in 2018.

Kering Inc. runs some of the renowned subsidiaries like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Boucheron, Bottega Veneta, and Balenciaga, to name a few.

Earnings And Assets 

Coming to the business magnate’s salary as the chairman & CEO of Kering S.A., Pinault makes €3.2 million ($3.5 million) per month. According to Bloomberg, he was reported to have a salary of $5.4 million per year.

Some of his other assets lists:

Equity/Shares Value
Christian Dior $22.4 billion
LMVH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton $4.9 billion
Carrefour $2.3 billion

Moreover, he added around $1.1 billion after the sale of the French department store chain, Printemps.

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French Billionaire’s Luxurious Lifestyle: House, Car And Private Jet 

According to a verified source, the billionaire is currently enjoying his lavish lifestyle in the United States of America. Previously, reported that he is the former resident of his Bel Air Mansion.

Pinault and his wife Salma Hayek were residing in their $13.5 million worth mansion bought from Kelsey Grammer and Camille Grammer back in 2007.

François-Henri Pinault Bel Air EstateImage Source: Yahoo News UK
François-Henri Pinault Bel Air Estate

Image Source: Yahoo News UK

Moreover, he also owns an 8,000 square feet home, which he and his wife submitted plans to demolish. They stated that they were feeling cramped in that house and planned to replace it with 17,500 square feet modern monster mansion.

Besides that, he owns a luxurious car, including the Ford GT and Lexus LX SUV. He also has a G650 Gulfstream private jet worth $65 million as of 2020.

Moreover, the French billionaire has a Ferrari 458 Challange, which costs at the price range of $190 thousand to $200 thousand.

Kering S.A. Owner François-Henri Pinault

François-Henri Pinault, aka François Jean Henri Pinault, was born on 28 May 1962 in Rennes, France, to François Pinault and Louise Gautier.

As of 2020, Pinault is 57 years old. He holds a French nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnic background.

Regarding his educational qualification, he graduated from the HEC School of Management, Paris.

Blissful Married Life With Salma Hayek

François-Henri Pinault is married to Salma Hayek. The couple walked down the aisle on 14 February 2009 on an auspicious occasion of Valentine’s day in a lavish wedding ceremony.

François-Henri Pinault Is Married To Salma HayekImage Source: The Standard
François-Henri Pinault Is Married To Salma Hayek

Image Source: The Standard

They together share a child, daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault, born in 2007.

Before his current relationship with Hayek, he was romantically involved with Linda Evangelista from 2005 to 2006. With Linda, he has a son Augustin James Evangelista. In 2012 Evangelista filed a lawsuit against Pinault claiming that he never paid for child support. She demanded $46,000 per month. The case was closed within four days with an undisclosed figure.

Previously, he was married to Dorothée Lepère from 1996 to 2004. With his ex-wife, he has two kids, namely son François Pinault and daughter Mathilde Pinault.