Liliane Bettencourt is a businesswoman, socialite, and humanitarian.
Liliane Bettencourt (born as “Liliane Henriette Charlotte Schueller”) became prominent in the late 50’s, when her father died. This hastily called for Liliane to immediately inherit his fortune, L’Oreal. The company went public in 63′. Bettencourt became even more prominent in 87′, when she founded the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation along with husband and daughter.
Liliane Bettencourt is best known for being the principal shareholder of veteran personal care product company, L’Oreal.
Bettencourt is still alive and well. She sold D’Arros Island, her private island, for 60 million Euro in Aug. 2012. Bettencourt currently owns 31% of L’Oreal in shares.
Liliane Bettencourt Net Worth: $41.9 Billion Dollars