François Pinault

Quick Facts

NameFrançois Pinault
Date of Birth21 August 1936 (age 87)
Place of BirthLes Champs-Géraux, Côtes d’Armor, Brittany, France
Occupation(s)Businessman, Art collector
Known forFounder of Kering, Groupe Artémis, and Pinault Collection
SpousesLouise Gautier (m. 1962; div. 1967)
Maryvonne Campbell (m. 1970)
Children3, including François-Henri Pinault
Early BusinessStarted in the timber industry in the early 1960s
Company IPO1988 (Pinault SA)
Business EvolutionShifted focus to luxury and fashion by the end of 1999
Handed Over Management2003 to François-Henri Pinault
Art and InvestmentsPassion for contemporary art managed through Groupe Artémis
Major AcquisitionsGucci Group, Yves Saint Laurent, Boucheron, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen
Net WorthApproximately $27.6 billion
Other HoldingsChâteau Latour, Clos de Tart, Domaine d’Eugénie, Château Grillet, Eisele Vineyard, Jacquesson, Le Point, Christie’s, Ponant, Rennes football club
Military ServiceEnlisted in the military during the Algerian War (1956)
Significant Business EventsAcquired 53% of Creative Artists Agency for $7 billion in September 2023
Company RenamedKering in 2013

François Pinault Net Worth

François Pinault Net Worth is approximately 27.6 billion USD.

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