|Full Name||Marie Besnier|
|Birth Name||Marie Besnier|
|Birth City||Laval, Mayenne|
|Father Name||Michel Besnier|
|Mother Name||Christiane Besnier|
|Sibilings||Emmanuel & Jean-Michel|
|Date of Birth||July 30,1980|
|Married Date||August 28,2008|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
They currently reside in their ancestral home of her family in Laval, Mayenne, France.