The Way Wives Of The Richest Men In The World Look
We perceive the wives of rich men as kept women that do nothing but shop and go to the spa all day, but there are several ladies out there that fell in love with wealthy people, but they are not frivolous at all. The following article will reveal who the wives of these men are, and some of them might surprise you. Let’s dive in.
1. Mark Zuckerberg’s wife: Priscilla Chan
The inventor of Facebook has a net worth of approximately $74.2 billion, according to Forbes in May 2018. Mark was lucky enough to meet his future wife when he was still going to Harvard. They walked down the aisle on May 19, 2012, in a surprisingly intimate wedding at home.
They had a baby girl on December 2, 2015, named Maxima Chan Zuckerberg and in 2017, they had August. After graduating from Harvard, she went to med school at the University of California, San Francisco. She and her husband currently donate all kinds of money to charities.
2. Warren Buffett’s wife: Astrid Menks
As of 2018, this mogul investor has a net worth of $78 billion. He met his soon-to-be wife in the 70s when she was just a server. However, Astrid was not his first wife, as Buffett got married to Susan Thomson in 1952, and she had three children.
They separated in 1977 but remained legally married until Susan died in 2004. On 2006, the billionaire married Menks after dating for decades. He was 76 while she was 60 years old. By then, the age difference did not matter much.
3. Bill Gates’ wife: Melinda Gates
The founder of Microsoft has a net worth of $96.9 billion as of 2018, and he met Melinda on a Microsoft conference in the 80s when she was a regular employee of the company. She earned many degrees including a bachelor’s in computer science from Duke University.
After graduating, she started working at Microsoft, helping create several products like Publisher, Microsoft Bob, Encarta, and Expedia. She married Bill in 1994 in a small wedding in Lanai, Hawaii, and she became a homemaker after having three children.
4. Larry Page’s wife: Lucinda Southworth
One of the founders of Google has a net worth of $53.5 billion as of 2018. Not much is known about Lucinda aside from the fact that she is seven years his junior and a research scientist. They got married in 2007 on Necker Island in the Caribbean, and they have two children.
5. Jeff Bezos’ wife: Mackenzie Bezos
The founder of Amazon has a net worth of $137.6 billion. Mackenzie graduated from Princeton in 1992 with a degree in English, though she did not meet her husband at school. They met in New York when she started working for his hedge fund, D.E. Shaw.
They got married in 1993 and decided to live in Seattle and raise four children. In 2014, she created Bystander Revolution, an organization dedicated to stopping bullying, and she is now the executive director.
6. Richard Branson’s wife: Joan Branson
As of 2018, the founder of the Virgin Group has amassed a net worth of $5 billion. The billionaire met Joan Templeman while shopping at an antique store in 1976, but she was married at the time. Richard kept pursuing her, so Joan left her husband.
They got married in 1989 on Necker Island, but they already had two children, Holly and Sam. It was also revealed that they had a third child that died four days after being born in 1979, according to an interview Branson had with Piers Morgan.
7. Amancio Ortega’s wife: Flora Pérez Marcote
He is the owner of Inditex, a clothing multinational, which owns Zara, Massimo, Pull & Bear, Bershka and many more. His net worth is estimated at $65.8 as of 2018. Amancio was married to Rosalia Mera, but she died in August 2013.
He married Flora, his longtime secretary, in 2001. They live together in La Coruña, Spain. Meanwhile. Ortega has always been private, refusing to give interviews and hates wearing formal suits, opting for a traditional blue blazer and white shirts, though none are manufactured at his company.
8. Stefan Persson’s wife: Carolyn Persson
The chairman of H&M has a net worth of around $16.8 billion as of 2018. This couple prefers to keep away from the spotlight. They live in Stockholm, Sweden with their three kids, Karl-Johan, who is the president and chief executive officer of H&M, and Tom Persson, and Charlotte Söderström.
9. Bernard Arnault’s wife: Hélène Mercier
He owns Dior, Givenchy, Selin, Lacroix, Guerlain, Sephora, Hennesy and many other fashion companies, amassing a net worth of $76 billion. He met his wife because of his love for music and classical was his favorite. Hélène is a professional pianist, whom he married in 1991. They have five children.
10. Michael Dell’s wife: Susan Dell
The founder of Dell Technologies has a net worth of $20.4 billion as of 2018. His friends set him up on a date with Susan, an athlete from the triathlon competition. She was good at swimming, cycling, and running, so the billionaire fell in love. They are currently raising four kids.
11. Michael Bloomberg’s partner: Diana Taylor
The CEO of Bloomberg L.P. has a net worth of $46.4, and he was also the mayor of New York once. Several years after divorcing his first wife in 1993, he started dating Diana Taylor in 2000, but they have yet to walk down the aisle, and apparently has no plans to do it either.
12. David Koch’s wife: Julia Margaret Flesher
This businessman has a net worth of $51.6 billion. He runs Koch Industries, a family company that trades, invests and works in oil processing and more. He married his wife in 1996 and had three kids. Julia stays away from the public eye, preferring to focus on raising her family and charities.
What did you think of the wives of the wealthiest people in the world? Did you know that they could be so down-to-earth? We cannot imagine what it is like being with someone with so much money. If you liked this article, share it with your friends who aspire to catch a good man. See you next time!