Meet the Spouses of the World’s Richest Millionaires. Who doesn’t want to be rich and famous? Okay, we’d settle for just rich (and the spotlight is honestly overrated.) Just imagine it; going anywhere at the drop of a hat, eating luxurious foods, driving fast cars, and seeing the world. Sounds nice, doesn’t it?
MacKenzie Bezos is a novelist and philanthropist who’s passionate about anti-bullying campaigns. She married Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the richest man in the world, in 1993. They were the richest couple in the world with a combined net worth of just under $114 billion. The pair divorced in April of 2019, and Tuttle walked away with a $35 billion divorce settlement, which made her the third-richest woman in the world.
Melinda Gates is an American philanthropist and former general manager at Microsoft. She co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which enhances global healthcare and aims to relieve poverty. Her husband, Bill Gates, is the founder of the Microsoft Corporation and has a net worth of $103.7 billion, making him the second-richest man in the world.
Hélène Mercier is a Canadian concert pianist and has been awarded the Order of Arts and Letters, a French decoration for those who have contributed to the influence of arts in France. She’s been married to Bernard Arnault, a French business magnate and art collector, since 1991. Together, the pair has a net worth of a whopping $95.6 billion dollars.
Astrid Menks started out as a manager at a French Cafe in Nebraska before she ever met Warren Buffet, the American business magnate, philanthropist, and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Menks and Buffet met through Buffet’s first wife, Susan, and had an almost 30-year-long affair before Susan’s death. The pair were married in 2006 and has a combined net worth of $85.4 billion.
Flora Pérez Marcote
Flora Marcote used to work at her husband’s company, the Inditex fashion group, and currently holds a board position. Her husband, Amancio Ortega, established the fashion group responsible for Zara clothing after learning to make clothes by hand. Together, he and his wife of 18 years have amassed an impressive $67.7 billion.
Priscilla Chan is the wife of the infamous Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of Facebook. Priscilla Chan is successful in her own right because she is a pediatrician and philanthropist. Together the couple created the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which donates 99% of the couple’s Facebook shares (valued at a whopping $55billion!). Chan and Zuckerberg have been married since 2012 and have a combined net worth of $67.4 billion.
Nita Ambani is the elegant wife of Mukesh Ambani, who’s an Indian businessman, engineer, and chairman of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). RIL is a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable company. Nita is the chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation and the executive director of Reliance Industries. The pair have been married since 1985 and collected a total net worth of $58.4 billion.
Lucinda Southworth’s husband is Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, but Southworth is also an amazingly successful person on her own. She has her Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University and is currently a research scientist. The pair, who married in 2007, has donated $15 million to relief efforts against the Ebola virus outbreak in 2013. Together, the couple has a net worth of $54 billion.
Sergey Brin is the other co-founder of Google, but his marriage didn’t last past 2015. His ex-wife, Anne Wojcicki, stood behind him in support for eight years, but she’s also managed to build a name for herself. Wojcicki is the co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, the popular personal genomics company. While they were together, the couple had an estimated net worth of $40 billion.
Meet the first husband behind a billionaire wife on this list! Jean-Pierre Meyers is the CEO at Tethys SCA and is on the board of L’Oréal. His wife since 1984, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, is the French heiress to the L’Oréal empire, has authored Bible commentaries, and is an activist dedicated to bettering Jewish-Christian relations. Françoise became the richest woman in the world when her mother died in 2017, and currently has a net worth of $53.2 billion.
Liz Koch is the elusive and intelligent wife of Charles Koch, the co-owner of Koch Industries. Liz Koch rarely grants interviews, but we do know that she’s a charitable person and loves helping. She even helped create a new $3.75 million maker space at Wichita State University, which provides high-tech equipment and design space for inventors. Together, they live comfortable and private lives on their $51.8 billion fortune and have been enjoying a lovely 47 years of marriage.
Julia Flesher is married to the other co-owner of Koch Industries, David Koch. The pair married in 1996 and are still madly in love to this day. She’s currently a housewife but used to work as an assistant to the dress designer Adolfo Dominguez. She also has a degree from the University of Central Arkansas. Just like Charles and Liz Koch, this couple is living the high life with a net worth of $51.8 billion.
Jerry Hall is an American model and actress and appeared in productions such as the 1989 Batman, the TV series The Detectives, and various theatre shows. She married Rupert Murdoch, an Australian-born American media mogul who founded News Corporation, in 2016. With a combined net worth of $21.3 billion, the couple manages to live a lavish and quiet life out of the spotlight.
Mellody Hobson is a businesswoman, co-CEO of Ariel Investments, and the former chairwoman of DreamWorks Animation. Her husband is the famous George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. The power couple has been married since 2013 and is considered important figures of the 20th-century New Hollywood movement. Over the span of both of their successful careers, the couple has gained an astonishing $6.2 billion.
Stedman Graham is an American educator, author, and businessman who created Athletes Against Drugs, which has awarded more than $1.5 million in scholarships since being founded in 1985. He’s also the only one on this list who hasn’t been married. His partner of 33 years is Oprah Winfrey (yes, THE Oprah), and the couple has decided to have a spiritual union rather than a legal one. Oprah’s net worth is a whopping $2.6 billion, and Graham has a respectable net worth of $10 million.
Yes, we know that Beyoncé is a superstar who doesn’t need a man to support her. However, Jay-Z still makes more money than she does (we’ll let you form your own opinions on that one). They married in 2008 and together, the couple became some of the biggest American music stars and have a combined $1.4 billion net worth. Jay-Z contributed $1 billion, but Beyoncé’s $440 million fortune is nothing to scoff at, either.
Miranda Kerr met her husband Evan Spiegel in 2014. She’s an established supermodel and Victoria’s Secret angel and he’s the CEO of Snapchat—a mobile messaging app that’s received overwhelming popularity. Spiegel’s net worth is more than $3.4 billion and Kerr’s is more than $45 million. Together, they’re an influential (and extremely wealthy) power couple.
Former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock didn’t hesitate to trade her Olympic medals for a tiara. In 2010, she announced her engagement to Prince Albert and became Charlene, Princess of Monaco. In addition to a royal title, she also inherited her husband’s $1 billion fortune. Together, they enjoy their lavish wealth, luxurious lifestyle, and impressive palace.
Melania Knauss, who’s now known as Melania Trump, is married to business tycoon and current President of the United States, Donald Trump. He’s the first billionaire president and has an estimated net worth of $3.7 billion. Before their marriage, Melania was focused on her modeling career. Since then, she’s evolved from model to first lady. She has a net worth of $50 million and a prenuptial agreement with Donald that guarantees him the ownership of his respective assets should their marriage fail.
Retired American actress Kate Capshaw has been married to her husband, Steven Spielberg, since 1991. The extremely successful filmmaker is the highest-grossing director of all time. He’s worth $3.6 billion. And fittingly, they met when Spielberg first cast her in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. 28 years later and they’re still married!
Diane von Furstenberg
Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer best known for her invention of the wrap dress. This not only launched her career, but made her a fashion icon. She has a net worth of $1.2 billion and has expanded her wealth through marriage. In 2001, she wed Barry Diller—whose net worth is approximately $4 billion. He’s made his fortune as the founder of InterActiveCorp, the senior executive of Expedia Group, and the creator of Fox and USA Broadcasting.
Alexis Ohanian is an entrepreneur and investor who’s worth $9 million. He’s made his fortune as the co-founder and executive chairman of Reddit, the social news website. Although this a hefty amount of money, it shies in comparison to the net worth of his wife, Serena Williams. The record-breaking professional tennis player has made more than $180 million throughout her 23-year career.
Cari Tuna Moskovitz
Dustin Moskovitz, one of the world’s youngest self-made billionaires, is worth $11.6 billion. He co-founded Facebook and served as the company’s CTO and VP of Engineering until 2008. He went on to co-found another company, Asana, which builds software. He and his wife Cari Tuna Moskovitz are the youngest couple to sign the Giving Pledge, a philanthropic campaign founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. They’ve also founded Good Ventures, their own philanthropic organization. Cari oversees the foundation’s operations.
Salma Hayek is best known for her career as an actress, but many don’t know that she’s married to a billionaire. Her husband of more than 10 years, Francois-Henri Pinault, is the CEO and chairman of Kering—an international group that includes Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, and other luxurious brands. Although Hayek has made more than $115 million during her career in Hollywood, Pinault is worth $30.7 billion.
Ricky Lauren has been married to Ralph Lauren, the American fashion designer and businessman, since 1964. When they met and married, he was working as a sales assistant for a tie company. He went on to create his namesake company, where he serves as Executive Chairman. He’s worth $6.3 billion. When the couple isn’t spending time with one another, Ricky writes, studies photography, and works as a psychotherapist.