Roman Arnault, Personal Life and Net Worth

Roman Arnault is the youngest son of Russian philanthropist Natalia Vodianova and French businessman Antoine Arnault. Born on June 4th 2016 in Paris, France, Roman is the grandson of billionaire Bernard Arnault, founder of LVMH, and the younger brother of Maxim Arnault, born on 2nd May 2014.

His Father, Antoine Arnault

Antoine Bernard Jean Arnault is a French business executive, born on 4 June 1977 in Roubaix, France. He is the son of Bernard Arnault and his first wife, Anne Dewavrin. Arnault graduated from HEC Montréal and INSEAD and began his career in the advertising department of Louis Vuitton. He was nominated to the board of directors of Louis Vuitton in 2005 and appointed director of communications in 2007. He created the “Core Values” campaign in 2012 and founded the LVMH “Special Days” initiative in 2011. He has been the CEO of Berluti since 2011 and has invested €100 million in the brand. Arnault has also been involved in several other business ventures, including a seat on the board of directors of LVMH, the Comité Colbert, and Madrigal, the holding company controlling family-owned French publisher Gallimard. He has given several speeches on the subject of the luxury industry and its future and has been named a Young Global Leader Honouree.

His Mother, Natalia Vodianova

Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova (born 28 February 1982 in Gorky, Soviet Union) is a Russian model, actress, philanthropist, and businesswoman. She has achieved success as a runway, editorial, and advertising campaign model and has appeared on the covers of major international magazines. Vodianova is the founder of the Naked Heart Foundation, a philanthropic organisation that strives to provide a safe and inspiring environment in which to play for every child living in urban Russia and to help support families raising children with disabilities. She is also a spokesperson for the Tiger Trade Campaign and a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador. Vodianova was previously married to Justin Portman with whom she has three children, and is currently engaged to Antoine Arnault with whom she has two children.

His Grandfather, Bernard Arnault

Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault was born on 5 March 1949 in Roubaix, France. He is a business magnate and investor. Arnault is the chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods company. He is the wealthiest person in France and the fourth-wealthiest person in the world, with a net worth of over US$100 billion. Arnault first began his career at his father’s engineering company, Ferret-Savinel. He then moved into real estate and eventually gained control of Boussac Saint-Frères, a textile and retail conglomerate that owned Christian Dior. With the help of Antoine Bernheim, a senior partner of Lazard Frères, Arnault acquired the Financière Agache and formed LVMH in 1987. Under Arnault’s leadership, LVMH has grown to become the largest company by market capitalization in the eurozone. Arnault has also been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Grand Officier of the Légion d’Honneur and the Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.