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Marie Besnier Beauvalot

Emerald Published On Mon Mar 15 2021   Modified On Mon Mar 15 2021
Marie Besnier Beauvalot

Facts of Marie Besnier Beauvalot

Full NameMarie Besnier
First NameMarie
Last NameBesnier
Birth NameMarie Besnier
Birth CityLaval, Mayenne
Birth CountryFrance
Father NameMichel Besnier
Father ProfessionBusinessman
Mother NameChristiane Besnier
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseStephane Beauvalot
SibilingsEmmanuel & Jean-Michel
Date of BirthJuly 30,1980
Age43 years
Married DateAugust 28,2008


    Body and Relation Status of Marie Besnier Beauvalot

    What is Marie Besnier Beauvalot marital status ?Married
    Who is Marie Besnier Beauvalot married with?Stephane Beauvalot
    When was Marie Besnier Beauvalot married?2008

    Born with the golden spoon, Marie Besnier Beauvalot is a French billionaire heiress who is widely known as a major shareholder of French multinational dairy products corporation Lactalis. Likewise, she is also recognized as the daughter of late French businessman Michel Besnier. 

    Beauvalot's Childhood & Early Life

    Marie Besnier Beauvalot was born on 30th July 1980 in France to Christiane Besnier and Michel Besnier. As of 2021, Marie is 41 years old. 

    She is French as per her nationality. Likewise, she grew up alongside her brothers: Emmanuel Besnier who is the current CEO of Lactalis and Jean-Michel Besnier. 

    Talking about her family background, she is the grand-daughter of Andre Besnier who is the founder of the Besnier Group, now known as Lactalis.

    How Did The Company Start? 

    The company was first founded as a small cheese-making company on 19th October 1933 in Laval, Mayenne, France under the name Besnier SA.

    The company started growing and eventually became the largest dairy products group in the world. As of now, the company is the second largest food products group in France and owns brands such as Parmalat, President, Siggi's Dairy, Rachel's Organic, and Stonyfield Farm. 

    Emmanuel Besnier began serving as the CEO of Lactalis in 2000 after his father's deathImage Source: Pinterest
    Emmanuel Besnier began serving as the CEO of Lactalis in 2000 after his father's death

    Image Source: Pinterest

    They own 198 industrial sites in 55 countries including the USA, Romania, Poland, Italy, Ukraine, Portugal, Switzerland, and several others. 

    Likewise, the company has around 75,000 employees worldwide. They mostly produce yoghurt, cheese, butter, baby formula, powdered, and milk drinks. 

    How Rich Is Marie Besnier?

    Born into a multi-billion dollar fortune, Marie owns billions of dollar to her name. Currently, she owns 20.7% of French dairy giant Lactalis which is based in her family's ancestral hometown of Laval in western France. 

    She inherited her share in 2000 after her father died and her brother took over the company.

    According to Forbes, Beauvalot's net worth is estimated at around $6.7 billion as of 2021. On the other hand, other sources estimated her fortune around $2.9 billion

    Is She Single?

    The 41-year-old heiress is married to Stephane Beauvalot. They exchanged their wedding vows on 28th August 2008 at Saint Aubin Chateau Neuf, Le Val d'Ocre in Yonne Bourgogne, France. 

    Marie and Stephanne got married in 2008 and currently reside in Laval Image Source: Glamour Path
    Marie and Stephanne got married in 2008 and currently reside in Laval 

    Image Source: Glamour Path

    They currently reside in their ancestral home of her family in Laval, Mayenne, France.

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