These Are The Wives And Husbands Of The Wealthiest People On The Planet

Published on 12/29/2020
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Can you imagine what it must be like to have more money than you could ever spend in a lifetime? Many celebrities get to eat fancy meals, drive luxury cars, and enjoy lavish vacations! To be fair, most of them had to work hard for what they now have. We have Bill Gates, who has made billions of dollars through his businesses. He is not alone, either. There are other people with millions and even billions in their bank accounts. They have so much money that simple people can’t comprehend it. These businessmen and celebrities are interesting people, but we want to look at their better halves! What kind of people could they be?

MacKenzie Bezos

In 1993, MacKenzie Bezos got married to the richest man in the world. There was a time when she and Jeff Bezos of Amazon made up the world’s wealthiest couple with a combined net worth of around $114 billion. They have since gotten divorced. In April 2019, she walked away with an incredible divorce settlement of $35 billion. This immediately made her the third richest woman in the world! Whoa. We are glad that she is distributing her wealth by donating her money to worthy causes.

MacKenzie Bezos

MacKenzie Bezos

Melinda Gates

In the past, Melinda Gates used to be the general manager of Microsoft. She is married to none other than Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft Corporation! He currently has a net worth of $103.7 billion. This means that he holds the title of the second wealthiest man. Together, they started the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The organization wants to enhance global healthcare and alleviate poverty.

Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates

Jean-Pierre Meyers

Allow us to introduce you to the first husband of a billionaire on our list. Jean-Pierre Meyers is the CEO of Tethys SCA and is on the board of L’Oreal. In 1984, he walked down the aisle with Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, the heiress to the cosmetics empire. She has penned Bible commentaries in the past as well. She is an activist who works to improve the relations between Jews and Christians. She became the wealthiest woman in the world when her mother passed away in 2017.

Jean Pierre Meyers

Jean-Pierre Meyers

Julia Flesher

Up next, we have Julia Flesher. She is married to David Koch, who is a co-owner of Koch Industries. They got married in 1996, but they are still going strong. She is a housewife at the moment, but she used to be the assistant of Adolfo Dominguez. She earned her degree from the University of Central Arkansas. The couple has a net worth of $51.8 billion to afford all the luxuries they want.

Julia Flesher

Julia Flesher

Connie Snyder

This American philanthropist is a children’s advocate and a board trustee at the University of Oregon. Connie Synder is also a co-founder of the Ballmer Group, aiming to help American families living below the poverty line. She has been married to Steve Ballmer for three decades now. He is the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers and once served as the CEO of Microsoft. He has donated more than a hundred million bucks to various organizations since 2014. Together, their net worth is $45.3 billion.

Connie Snyder

Connie Snyder

Miriam Adelson

Before becoming an emergency room chief internist, Miriam Adelson went to the Sackler Medical School at Tel Aviv University for her medical degree. The Israeli-American philanthropist met Sheldon Adelson while she was studying addiction at the Rockefeller University. The two of them got married in 1991. They went on to open Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Research Clinic in Las Vegas. He is an American business tycoon who went on to launch the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. The lovebirds have $33.5 billion between them.

Miriam Adelson

Miriam Adelson

Jerry Hall

In the past, Jerry Hall has appeared in projects like The Detectives and Batman. She has also appeared on the stage and the runway. She tied the knot with Rupert Murdoch in 2016. He is best known as the media mogul who launched News Corp. The two of them have a combined net worth of approximately $21.3 billion. Despite this, they like to keep their personal affairs private.

Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall

Mellody Hobson

Do you know who Mellody Hobson is married to? The businesswoman is George Lucas’s wife, who is the man behind Star Wars and Indiana Jones. She used to be the chairwoman of DreamWorks Animation, but she is now the co-CEO of Ariel Investments. They got hitched in 2013. The two of them are considered key New Hollywood figures. Their net worth is $6.2 billion.

Mellody Hobson

Mellody Hobson

Stedman Graham

In 1985, Stedman Graham started Athletes Against Drugs and had since given away scholarships worth more than $1.5 million. He is also an author, businessman, and educator. The truth is that he has not been married yet. However, he has been in a relationship with Oprah Winfrey for more than three decades now! According to them, they prefer a spiritual union over a legal one. The famous talk show hostess has a net worth of $2.6 billion, whereas he is currently worth $10 million.

Stedman Graham

Stedman Graham

Beyoncé Knowles

It is not a secret that Beyonce is a superstar. However, did you know that Jay-Z is the one who makes more money in their relationship? The two musicians have been husband and wife since 2008. They are both wildly successful artists, which is why they have a combined net worth of $1.4 billion. The rapper is the one who made a billion of their fortune. Even so, her $440 million contributions are also impressive!

Beyoncé Knowles

Beyoncé Knowles

Kim Kardashian

Here is another power couple in the entertainment industry! We all know that Kim K knows how to make money in fashion and beauty. On the other hand, Kanye is a musical icon in his own right. His Yeezy fashion label has also been doing well, which explains his current net worth of $1.3 billion. The two of them have four kids together. Thus far, they have managed to face every single difficulty that has approached their marriage. We are glad that the two of them are still going strong.

Kim Kardashian 2

Kim Kardashian

Blake Lively

Sorry, guys. Blake Lively is no longer on the market. The Gossip Girl actress has met her match, and he is just as gorgeous as she is. Actor Ryan Reynolds has a net worth of $77 million. On the other hand, she has $16 million to her name. The Hollywood stars seem to avoid the limelight as much as they could. You know what? This is probably the secret to their happy marriage!

Blake Lively 2

Blake Lively

Mariah Carey

From 2008 to 2016, Mariah Carey was married to Nick Cannon. He is a millionaire in his own right, but it is clear that she makes more money than the actor. She has a net worth of $300 million, while he is only a fifth of that. The two of them have fraternal daughters together. Sadly, the marriage ended in divorce.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

Jada Pinkett Smith

You have probably heard of the recent revelation about the marriage between Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. They have been open about their marital issues on her talk show, Red Table Talk. We are glad that they were able to overcome these challenges. In our opinion, it was very refreshing to see them discuss these issues in public. At the moment, the actor has a net worth of $300 million.

Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith

Vanessa Bryant

The lovely Vanessa Bryant is a dedicated and loving mom to her children. Right now, she has a net worth of $600 million. We are sure that it was not easy to deal with the loss of her spouse and daughter. She likes to spend her days with her loved ones. Recently, she went on vacation with friends Ciara and Lala.

Vanessa Bryant

Vanessa Bryant

Victoria Beckham

David Beckham is a lucky man, but it is clear that Victoria Beckham lucked out as well! The athlete has worked very hard to make his money. These days, he endorses and promotes various companies. Right now, he has a net worth of $450 million. On the other hand, she has built her very own fashion label. They have four kids between them. Do you think that they are the most attractive couple on the list?

Victoria Beckham 2

Victoria Beckham

Jena Frumes

This Instagram model went out with Antonio Brown for some time. Sadly, things went downhill for them when the NFL player got back together with an ex who was carrying his child. Yikes. If you ask us, the worst part of this is that Jena learned of it from social media! What an awful story. However, that is not the end of it just yet. She refused to take it lying down and took to social media to blow off some steam.

Jena Frumes

Jena Frumes

Ricki Noel Lander

In 2012, model Ricki Noel Lander started to go out with business tycoon Robert Kraft. He is now the CEO and chairman of the Kraft Group. They started their relationship when he helped her prepare for a role in a movie. In 2017, she gave birth to a child. It was quite shocking because he denied that he was the father. In the end, the two of them decided to go their own ways after six years together in 2018.

Ricki Noel Lander

Ricki Noel Lander

James Goldstein

It is not rare to see James Goldstein with Hollywood celebrities at the courtside during NBA playoffs. The real estate mogul is a big basketball fan, after all. Since 1961, he has been a Laker’s season ticket holder! He is often seen at fashion week shows too. With friends like Rihanna and Kanye West, he is an honorary celebrity in his own right. Well, it does not hurt that he was once linked to Jayne Mansfield.

James Goldstein

James Goldstein

Jessica Seinfeld

You might have previously known about Jessica Seinfeld. After all, she is the wife of one of the most famous comedians in Hollywood! Mind you; she is an author and philanthropist as well. In fact, she has penned four cookbooks and started GOOD+ Foundation. It is a charity that aims to give essential items to families in need in New York City. There was a time when she was in a public relations job at Tommy Hilfiger. She is a competent woman! She has been married to Jerry Seinfeld since 1999.

Jessica Seinfeld

Jessica Seinfeld

Miranda Kerr

This model met Evan Spiegel in 2014. You might know of Miranda Kerr thanks to her past as a Victoria’s Secret Angel. On the other hand, her husband is the CEO of Snapchat! Thanks to the messaging app, he now has a net worth of $3.4 billion. On the other hand, she has over $45 million to her name.

Miranda Kerr 2

Miranda Kerr

Charlene Wittstock

Even though she is a former Olympian, Charlene Wittstock no longer wears medals. She gets to wear tiaras instead! In 2010, the world found out about her engagement to Prince Albert of Monaco. This was how she became the Princess of Monaco. Apart from the royal title, she also inherited his fortune of a billion dollars. They now lead a luxurious lifestyle and live in a place of their own. Aren’t you envious?

Charlene Wittstock

Charlene Wittstock

Kate Capshaw

Now retired, actress Kate Capshaw has been married to Steven Spielberg since 1991. As you already know, he is a very successful filmmaker. Did you know that he also happens to be the highest-grossing director of all time? He now has a net worth of $3.6 billion. The couple actually met while working on Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. They are still married three decades later!

Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw

Diane Von Furstenberg

This fashion designer is credited for the invention of the wrap dress. It did not only make her famous, but it also made her very wealthy! At the moment, Diane von Furstenberg has $1.2 billion to her name. She actually made most of it through marriage. She got married to Barry Diller in 2001. He has a net worth of around $4 billion! He made his money by founding InterActiveCorp. Besides that, he is also the creator of Fox and USA Broadcasting and the Expedia Group’s senior executive.

Diane Von Furstenberg

Diane Von Furstenberg

Meghan Markle

In July 2016, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry met each other during a blind date. At the time, she had a net worth of $5 million through her career as a lifestyle blogger and actress. After the royal wedding, she quit acting to focus on her duties as a British royal family member. The royal family currently has an estimated fortune of $88 billion. Harry is privy to $40 million of that amount.

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle

Alexis Ohanian

An investor and entrepreneur, Alexis Ohanian currently has a net worth of $9 million. He made most of his money as the co-founder and executive chairman of Reddit. This is a lot of money, which goes without saying! However, it does not hold a candle to the net worth of his wife. Serena Williams is a talented tennis player who has earned more than $180 million over the course of her career.

Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian

Amal Alamuddin

As a lawyer and professor, Amal Alamuddin has a fortune worth $10 million. Her life drastically changed when she got married to actor George Clooney in 2014. Aside from acting, he has also worked as a director, producer, and filmmaker in the past. In the past, he has bagged three Golden Globes and two Academy Awards. He has been highly successful in the industry and has raked in half a billion bucks.

Amal Alamuddin

Amal Alamuddin

Kristy Hinze

Australian model and actress Kristy Hinze walked down the aisle with James H. Clark in 2009. He is an entrepreneur who has launched several successful tech companies over the years. At the moment, he has a net worth of over $2.1 billion. Fun fact: the two of them like to spend their time on yachts!

Kristy Hinze

Kristy Hinze

Sofia Levander

Daniel Ek is the founder of Spotify, the hit music streaming service with more than 180 million users. He also happens to be the husband of Sofia Levander. He currently has a net worth of $2 billion. They had a lavish wedding that made headlines. How cool is it that Chris Rock had been the marriage officiant?

Sofia Levander

Sofia Levander

Melani Lowman-Walton

We do not know how much Melani Lowman-Walton is worth, but she and Rob Walton have a combined net worth of $45.4 billion! He is an heir to the Walmart empire fortune as the eldest son of founder Sam Walton. The two of them regularly do charity work. As a matter of fact, they even started the Rob and Melani Walton Foundation, which aims to give grants to make the world a better place.

Melani Lowman Walton

Melani Lowman Walton

Cari Tuna Moskovitz

Did you know that Dustin Moskovitz is among the youngest self-made billionaires out there? He has a net worth of $11.6 billion at the moment. The Facebook co-founder was once the VP of Engineering and CTO of the company until 2008. He later started a different company known as Asana. He is married to Cari Tuna, with whom he signed the Giving Pledge. It is a philanthropic campaign started by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates! The couple also started the Good Ventures, but she takes care of its operations.

Cari Tuna Moskovitz

Cari Tuna Moskovitz

Susan Dell

Michael Dell is the CEO and chairman of Dell Technologies. In 1989, he got married to Susan Dell. He currently has a net worth of around $32.3 billion. He merged EMC and Dell in 2016, and it turned out to be the right call. Together with his wife, he manages a philanthropic foundation known as the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. They support different causes and have donated more than $2 billion. Wow.

Susan Dell

Susan Dell

Michelle Lieberman

In 2008, Daniel Lubetzky exchanged vows with a physician by the name of Michelle Lieberman. He was a businessman before that, but things changed when he founded KIND in 2004. He was the executive chairman of the agency that advocates for social change. Not only are KIND bars healthier than usual, but they also remind us to be kind and empathetic. He now has a net worth of $1.1 billion.

Michelle Lieberman

Michelle Lieberman

Kathleen Gawthrop

Also known as Kit Palmer, Kathleen Gawthrop was Arnold Palmer’s wife until he died in 2016. He was a golfer who left a huge impact on the world of sports. At the time of his passing, he had been worth more than $1.4 billion. Despite his wealth, his wife remembers him for his character instead.

Kathleen Gawthrop

Kathleen Gawthrop

Susanna Lemann

This Brazilian businessman has amassed a fortune of $24.6 billion. Jorge Paulo Lemann is 3G Capital, an investment company with stakes in Kraft, Anheuser Busch, Burger King, Heinz, and more. He has many business partners and ventures, but he always sets aside time for his loved ones. He is married to Susanna Lemann, but they both keep a low profile. They live in Sao Paulo and St. Louis.

Susanna Lemann

Susanna Lemann

Jan Klatten

Susanne Quandt Klatten owns stakes in BMW, Rolls-Royce, and a chemical company known as Altana. The heiress is now worth $19.1 billion, which is why she is deemed one of the wealthiest women in the world. She met Jan Klatten while she was interning at BMW. At the time, he had been working as an engineer at the company. They fell in love quickly and tied the knot in 1990! They now have three kids.

Jan Klatten

Jan Klatten

Patricia Ann Quillin

Reed Hastings is the chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Netflix. He currently has a net worth of $3.3 billion. We all know how big the streaming service has gotten, so we are not surprised. Aside from that, he is the husband of Patricia Ann Quillin. They have two kids, two goats, four dogs, and many chickens. They like to spend their time and money on charities. We are sure that they like to Netflix and chill too!

Patricia Ann Quillin

Patricia Ann Quillin

Johnelle Hunt

There was a time when Johnelle Hunt was married to Johnnie Bryan Hunt. He was once worth $3 billion! In the ‘60s, she helped him build a trucking company known as J.B. Hunt Transport. It is now a logistics and transportation company based out of Arkansas. It employs more than 24,000 people and rakes in a net income of $686 million or so. She now has two kids and continues to reside in the Natural State.

Johnelle Hunt

Johnelle Hunt

Barbara Dalio

Do you know Ray Dalio? He is the founder of the biggest hedge fund firm on the planet: Bridgewater Associates. He grew up in a middle-class family but now boasts a net worth of more than $18.4 billion. Barbara Dalio has been his wife since 1976. They have remained together since then and have four sons together. The two of them are passionate philanthropists through their Dalio Philanthropies.

Barbara Dalio

Barbara Dalio

Tamiko Bolton

When Tamiko Bolton started going out with George Soros, they made headlines. After all, the billionaire is older than her by 41 years. It is good that they did not let any of it get in their way of love. You see, the two of them have been husband and wife since 2013. Thanks to his hedge funds, the couple now has $8.3 billion between them.

Tamiko Bolton

Tamiko Bolton

Salma Hayek

This Mexican actress is talented and gorgeous. We all know that. However, you might not be aware that she has been married to a billionaire for over a decade now! The lucky man is none other than Francois-Henri Pinault, who is the CEO and chairman of Kering. It is an international group that oversees Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, and Balenciaga. She has a wealth of $115 million, while his net worth is $30.7 billion.

Salma Hayek 2

Salma Hayek

Yvette Prieto

Michael Jordan of NBA fame has been married two times in his life. The second one is his current spouse, Yvette Prieto. She is a gorgeous Cuban-American model. The two of them got married on Christmas day of 2011. They now have a pair of twin daughters together. They have a combined net worth of around $1.9 billion. As you can see, they are already made for life at this point.

Yvette Prieto

Yvette Prieto

Lynne McNabb Walton

It must be nice to be the child of Sam Walton! Jim Walton is the third child of the Walmart co-founder, so he has received a huge fortune. He has four kids with his wife, Lynne McNabb Walton. He is on the Strategic Planning and Finance committee of Walmart and the board of directors. By October 2019, he has a net worth of around $51.6 billion. Forbes said that he is the 10th richest American!

Lynne McNabb Walton

Lynne McNabb Walton

Ricky Lauren

In 1964, Ricky Lauren got married to Ralph Lauren! At the time, the fashion designer had been working as a sales assistant at a tie company. He went on to launch a company that was named after himself. He currently holds the position of executive chairman and has a $6.3 billion net worth. When they do not spend time with each other, Ricky writes, works as a psychotherapist, and studies photography.

Ricky Lauren

Ricky Lauren

Penny Knight

Phil Knight is the businessman and philanthropist who founded Nike! While he is no longer the CEO or chairman of the sportswear company, he enjoys the money he has made through it. In 1968, he got married to Penny Knight. They have been husband and wife since then! He has a net worth of $35.9 billion. How impressive is that? The couple now lives in La Quinta, California.

Penny Knight

Penny Knight

Rhonda Palmer

When it comes to fast-food chains, Chick-Fil-A has seen a lot of success over the years. S. Truett Cathy founded the company all the way back in 1946. After his passing, his sons Dan and Bubba Cathy took over as the CEO and executive vice president. The former got married to Rhonda Palmer and now boasts a fortune of $5.7 billion. They live in Atlanta with their two kids: Andrew and Ross.

Rhonda Palmer

Rhonda Palmer

Kevin Warsh

As the heiress to the Estee Lauder fortune, Jane Lauder has $4.3 billion to her name. She joined the family company in 1996 and now heads Clinique under it. In 2002, she met Kevin Warsh. They first met while studying at Stanford. He was once the U.S. Federal Reserve System governor. He recently joined a forum to give policy advice regarding economic issues. The two of them now live in Manhattan.

Kevin Warsh

Kevin Warsh

Elizabeth Morey Blecharczyk

Are you familiar with Nathan Blecharczyk? He just happens to be the co-founder of Airbnb! At the moment, he has $4.2 billion to his name. The entrepreneur is married to Elizabeth Morey Blecharczyk, with whom he has two kids. She works as a neonatologist while he serves as the Chief Strategy Officer of the disruptive tech company. They live in San Francisco, California, and remain devoted to their family.

Elizabeth Morey Blecharczyk

Elizabeth Morey Blecharczyk

Kelsey Bateman

Snapchat would not be here if it were not for co-founder Bobby Murphy. It is interesting to see just how private he is about his personal affairs. He is still young, but he already has a net worth of $3.6 billion. He had been studying at Stanford when he met Kelsey Bateman, his wife. We are unsure what her job is, but it is safe to assume that she is also successful in her field. After all, she also went to Stanford!

Kelsey Bateman

Kelsey Bateman

Marilyn Hawrys Simons

James Simons is a hedge fund investor with a net worth of $21.6 billion due to Renaissance Technologies’ success. He is married to Marilyn Hawyrs Simons. They met when they were both students at Stony Brook University and tied the knot in 1977. They might be wealthy, but she is humble and grounded. In 1994, she took over the presidency of the Simons Foundation. She is also passionate about math and science research. These days, she spends her time and efforts on philanthropy.

Marilyn Hawrys Simons

Marilyn Hawrys Simons

Flora Pérez Marcotte

There was a time when Flora Marcotte worked at the Inditex fashion group, but she is now on its board! Amancio Ortega, her husband, launched the fashion group that is best known for Zara. Did you know that he actually learned how to make clothes by hand? They have been together for two decades now.

Flora Pérez Marcote

Flora Pérez Marcotte

Liz Koch

The intelligent and elusive Liz Koch is married to Charles Koch. He is the co-owner of Koch Industries! She hardly does interviews, but she is known to be a charitable person. She helped create a maker space at Wichita State University for the price of $3.75 million. It offers investors high-tech equipment. They have been together for nearly five decades now! With a combined net worth of $51.8 billion, we are sure that they live the life! Good for them.

Liz Koch

Liz Koch

Hélène Mercier

The Order of Arts and Letters is a prestigious French accolade given to people who have contributed to the arts. Helene Mercier is a Canadian concert pianist who has received this honor. In 1991, she tied the knot with a French businessman by the name of Bernard Arnault. They have a net worth of $95.6 billion.

Hélène Mercier

Hélène Mercier

Astrid Menks

Before Astrid Menks met Warren Buffet, she worked as a manager at a French café in Nebraska. He is best known as the Berkshire Hathaway CEO. She met him through Susan, his first wife. Even before she passed away, Menks and Buffet had already been carrying out an affair for nearly three decades. In 2006, they finally tied the knot. They have a combined net worth of $85.4 billion.

Astrid Menks

Astrid Menks

Priscilla Chan

We all know who Mark Zuckerberg is, so let us focus on his wife in the meantime. The Facebook co-founder is married to a pediatrician who is highly successful in her own right. They have since launched the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative that donates 99 percent of their shares of the company. Mind you; this is worth $55 billion. They have been married since 2012 and have a combined net worth of $67.4 billion.

Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan

Nita Ambani

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian engineer and businessman. He made a lot of money as the chairman of RIL, also known as Reliance Industries Limited. Fun fact: the company is in the Fortune Global 500! He is married to Nita Ambani, who serves as the executive director of Reliance Industries. The two of them tied the knot in 1985. Together, they have a combined net worth of $58.4 billion.

Nita Ambani

Nita Ambani

Lucinda Southworth

Even though she is married to Larry Page of Google fame, Lucinda Southworth is successful on her own. She attended Stanford and earned a Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics. She now works as a research scientist. They have been married since 2007. Six years after that, they made a generous donation of $15 million to efforts to control the Ebola virus. The couple has a combined net worth of $54 billion.

Lucinda Southworth

Lucinda Southworth

Anne Wojcicki

Sergey Brin is another co-founder of Google. Sadly, his marriage did not survive past 2015. His ex-wife Anne Wojcicki spent eight years with him before that. So that you know, she is a successful person in her field. She co-founded a famous personal genomics company called 23andMe. Not only that, but she is also its CEO. During their time together, they had a combined net worth of $40 billion.

Anne Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki

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