Looking to score yourself a billionaire? Find out if you have what it takes.. It may surprise you that the wives of billionaires are not always pampered supermodels who look pretty and only attend parties..
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan
Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth as of November 2016 is more than $50 billion. He met his future wife when he was still a student at Harvard. Priscilla always supported his endeavors and believed in his success. They got married on May 19, 2012, in a modest ceremony at their own home. On December 2, 2015, Mark and Priscilla became parents to a baby girl.
Warren Buffett and Astrid Menks
Warren Buffett is one of the world’s most famous investors. His fortune in November 2016 was more than $70 billion. He met Astrid in the 1970’s when she worked as a waitress. The age difference between them is 16 years, proving that love conquers all.
Bill and Melinda Gates
Bill Gates’s fortune in November 2016 was more than $80 billion. Bill met his future partner at the end of the 1980’s at a conference organized by Microsoft (she was a company employee). They were married in 1994 and raised three children together. They also founded the world’s largest charitable fund.
Larry Page and Lucinda Southworth
Larry Page is one of the founders of Google. His net worth in November 2016 was more than $30 billion. Little is known about his partner, who is seven years younger than him. Understandably, she tries to avoid too much public attention. It is known that they got married just a few months after starting a relationship.
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos
Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon. His net worth in November 2016 was more than $60 billion. He met his future partner in 1992. MacKenzie later revealed in an interview with Vogue: “Our offices were right next to each other, and for days on end I could hear his wonderful laughter. How could I not fall in love?” A year later they were married, and now they have four children.
Richard and Joan Branson
The fortune of the founder of Virgin Group was around $5 billion in November 2016. Richard met his future spouse in an antiques store; despite the fact she was married, he courted her for a year. Eventually, she left her husband for her most ardent fan. They now have two children.
Amancio Ortega and Flora Pérez Marcote
The fortune of the man who owns Inditex — the largest fashion multinational that owns Zara, Massimo Dutti, Pull & Bear, Stradivarius, Bershka, Oysho, Uterque, and Lefties — was more than $70 billion as of November 2016. Flora long worked as Amancio’s secretary, and in 2001 they were married.
Bernard Arnault and Hélène Mercier
The owner of the Dior, Givenchy, Selin, Lacroix, Kenzo, Guerlain, Sephora, Hennessy, Moёt & Chandon, Dom Perignon, Pommery, Veuve Clicquot, and Krug fashion houses had amassed a fortune of $30 billion by November 2016. He found a connection with his wife through music. Bernard loves classical compositions, and Hélène is a professional pianist. The couple married in 1991, and they are the parents of five children — two from Bernard’s first marriage and three he has with Hélène .