According to Forbes LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, who may now be the richest person in the world, is deciding which of his five children will run the company. He is the chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, or LVMH, which is the largest maker of luxury goods in the world. LVMH sells Louis Vuitton bags, Dom Perignon champagne, TAG Heuer watches, and Rimowa luxury suitcases, among other things.
Arnault has Five Children from his two wives. In this article, we’ll talk about his current wife and past relationships.
Who Is Bernard Arnault’s Wife, Helene Mercier Arnault?
Hélène Mercier, also known as Hélène Mercier-Arnault, is a musical enigma. The Canadian-born pianist, soloist, and chamber musician is regarded as one of the world’s greatest concert pianists. Mercier has appeared at many venues worldwide. She has shared the stage with many famous violinists.
Hélène Mercier was born in 1959 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Francoise and Lucile Mercier. Hélène grew up with three older siblings. She began her musical training at the age of six, when she enrolled in the ‘Vincent-d’Indy Music School’ in Montreal. Following that, she won awards at the Quebec and Canadian music competitions. After her audition for the ‘Juilliard School of Music,’ she was awarded a scholarship.
She continues to study with Pierre Sancan of the ‘National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris.’ She also studied with Germaine Mounier at the École Normale de Musique. ‘Over the Notes,’ her autobiography, was released in 2009. She won the ‘Prague International Chamber Music Competition’ as a child. She has also been named a ‘Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters’.
Bernard Arnault And Helena Mercier’s Musical Love
Since 1991, she has been married to French billionaire businessman Bernard Arnault. They have three children together. Bernard Arnault and Mercier met for the first time at a dinner party in the fall of 1989. Hélène is a professional pianist, and she tested her husband’s musical abilities soon after they met.
That year, they spent New Year’s Eve together. According to a Wall Street Journal article from 2009, Mercier asked Arnault to play her something after they went to his house for tea. Arnault’s “hands were trembling, he was dying of fear, but he was determined to get to the end,” Mercier recalled. They married eight months later, on January 1st, in France. Only five people attended the ceremony, with Arnault dressed in white jeans and Mercier dressed in a “white Lacroix suit.”
They have 3 children together Alexandre, Frédéric, and Jean. Alexandre is the Executive Vice President of Tiffany & Co., Frédéric is the CEO of TAG Heuer, and Jean is the Director of Marketing and Development at Louis Vuitton.
Who Is Bernard Arnault’s Ex Wife?
Arnault was previously married to Anne Dewavrin. In 1973, the couple exchanged vows in front of their friends, family, and close loved ones in a beautiful ceremony. they had two children, Delphine and Antoine. Their divorce was finalised in 1990.
On June 4, 1977, their son Antoine Arnault was born. He is the CEO of Berluti, and Delphine Arnault, their daughter, was born on April 4, 1975. She is also a successful businesswoman. Her son and daughter are both married.