Françoise Bettencourt Meyers Biography
(Author and Board Member of L'Oréal)
Birthday: July 10, 1953 (Cancer)
Born In: Neuilly-sur-Seine
Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is a French author and a board member of the personal care company L'Oréal S.A. As the only child of the majority shareholder of the company Liliane Bettencourt, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers inherited her mother’s fortunes upon her death in 2017. She also serves as the president of her family foundation, Bettencourt Schueller Foundation, which has over $700 million in assets. At present, she is one of the richest people in the world and is ranked at the top of Forbes magazine’s list of the world's wealthiest female billionaires. Even though she is better known as the heiress of the world’s largest cosmetic company, Bettencourt Meyers also has an active academic career. A prominent author, she has written books on Jewish-Christian relations as well as on Greek mythology.