Margarita Louis-Dreyfus has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars
Russian businesswoman Margarita Louis-Dreyfus has an estimated net worth of $6 billion. Margarita is 5’9’ and 130 pounds. Margarita Bogdanova was born in June 1962 in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is currently the 198th wealthiest person in the world according to Forbes. Margarita’s parents died in a train crash when she was 7 years old and she was raised by her grandfather, a chemical engineer. When the Iron Curtain began falling in the 1980s, Margarita left Russia and settled in Switzerland, where she worked at an import-export company. In 1989, she met, Robert Louis-Dreyfus, a French businessman whose family was among the wealthiest in Europe. The two married three years later and have three children.
When Robert died from Leukemia in 2009, Margarita took the controlling interest of the Louis-Dreyfus Group, which controls a large percentage of the global food commodities, as well as the Olympique de Marseille soccer team and numerous other assets. Soon after her husband’s death, Margarita survived a takeover attempt by Jacques Veyrat and maintained control of her husband’s company. Since his death, she has successfully tightened her grip on the company and increased its value.
Margarita is known as “Tsarina” in France and was named the “Capitalist of the Year by the magazine Le Nouvel Economist. According to Forbes, her company, which generates over $59 million in revenue every year, plans over $7 billion in acquisitions over the next five years. She ranks 70th in Forbes list of Power Women in the World. Her former husband was a cousin of actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus of Seinfeld and Veep fame.
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Margarita Louis-Dreyfus has enough net worth to give every person in China $4.40.