Francoise Bettencourt Meyers has been a Director of L'Oreal since 1997 and Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Directors since 2020. As of March 11, 2022, she is the richest woman in the world, according to Forbes.
As of today, Meyers' estimated net worth is $70.7B . She is the granddaughter of the founder of beauty brand L'Oréal. She is a French businesswoman, billionaire heiress and also a writer and has authored a book on the Greek gods and another with commentary on the Bible.
Bettencourt Meyers and her family own around 33% of L'Oreal stock. In 2017, when her mother, Liliane Bettencourt, the then world's richest woman died at age 94, Meyers became France's reigning L'Oreal heiress. She also serves as the president of her family's philanthropic foundation, which encourages French progress in the sciences and arts.
Bettencourt Meyers also serves as the president of her family's philanthropic foundation, which encourages French progress in the sciences and arts. Bettencourt Meyers family and their company made a decision to donate $226 million to repair Notre Dame Cathedral following the April 2019 fire.
Daughter of André Bettencourt and Liliane Bettencourt, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is a catholic, who married Jean-Pierre Meyers. She lives in France and is blessed with two children.