This is a pretty comprehensive list of the most famous billionaire couples of the world. Take a good look at these people, and make sure to do a little bit more research on what makes a man, or a woman, a billionaire. Most of them were born with a silver spoon in their mouth, some married rich, however, there are some that put all of their hard work and effort to get where they are. Maybe some of these stories will inspire you. I bet there are a billion dollars right now waiting for you somewhere!
1. Sean Parker and Alexandra Lenas
People are getting too much focused on Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan.
They should definitely start paying more attention to the former president of Facebook and his wife Alexandra Lenas. These two are the bee’s knees.
Alexandra Lenas literally saved this man’s life after he ate some nuts at the World Economic Forum in Davos. He is allergic to nuts, so his wife helped him get in the car as fast as possible and both her and their personal driver rushed him to the hospital.
2. Allison Williams and Ricky Van Veen
If there is anyone that ever watched a single episode of the TV Series Girls, you will recognize Alison immediately. God, when I saw the photo…
I specifically remember that her character constantly looking and striving for the love of her life. Well, now she got her beau.
Ricky Van Veen is one of the co-founders of the College Humour website. CollegeHumor is a comedy website based in Los Angeles. It features daily original comedy videos and articles created by its in-house writing and production team, in addition to user-submitted videos, pictures, articles and links.
Ricky Van Veen is 25 million heavy.
3. Aleksandra and Andrey Melnichenko
Aleksandra Melnichenko is Serbian former model and musician. She started modeling at 15. She used to model in Milan, Paris, London and Barcelona.
These two met in the South of France in 2003. They’ve been inseparable ever since. The wedding took place in 2005. Whitney Houston and Christina Aguilera performed a couple of numbers.
Andrey ranked 139th in the Forbes World’s billionaires list. Lucky him!
4. Elaine Andriejanssen and Eduardo Saverin
Eduardo Saverin, a Jewish Brazilian, born and raised in Sao Paolo, is one of the five co-founders of Facebook. Ms. Andriejanssen, an Indonesian Chinese in her early 30s based in Singapore who works in the finance industry.
Their wedding took place in June, 2015, in the French Riviera.
5. Sindika Dokolo and Isabel dos Santos
Sindika Dokolo is a Congolese art collector and businessman. Born in Kinshasa in 1972, he was brought up in Belgium and France by his parents: Augustin Dokolo, a bank owner, millionaire and collector of African arts, and his Danish wife Hanne Kruse.
In 2002, he married Isabel dos Santos, the eldest daughter of José Eduardo dos Santos, President of Angola.
6. Kirsty and Ernesto Bertarelli
Ernesto Bertarelli is an Italian-born Swiss businessman and philanthropist. He was born in Rome in 1965 but moved to Switzerland in 1977. He had the luck to inherit his grandfather’s pharmaceutical company Serono. Changing the company’s focus from pharmaceuticals to biotechnology, revenues increased from $809 million in 1996 to $2.8 billion in 2006. The company legacy stems from having discovered a natural hormone that contributed to the treatment of female infertility.
Bertarelli met Kirsty Roper, a former 1988 Miss UK and songwriter, while on holiday in Italy in 1997. The couple married in 2000, and have three children.
7. Fabiana Flosi and Bernie Ecclestone
“F1 Supremo” Bernie Ecclestone is a British business magnate and former chief executive of the Formula One Group.
Bernie was married twice before meeting his present wife.
In April 2012, Ecclestone announced his engagement to 35-year-old Fabiana Flosi who was the Vice-President of Marketing for the Brazilian Grand Prix. He is 86 years old.
8. Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner
In this particular case, I think Jared should consider himself lucky to be married to Ivanka Trump. He is now officially the Senior Advisor to the President. He was the principal owner of the real estate holding and development company Kushner Companies and of Observer Media, publisher of the weekly, on-line New York Observer. However, after he was appointed a senior advisor to the president, he quit his CEO position.
Their wedding ceremony took place in October, 2009. They have three kids together.
9. Devon Aoki and James Bailey
Devon Aoki was one of the coolest chicks in the 90s. She was also born into a rather famous family, her father being the founder of the Benihana restaurant chain based in Aventura, Florida. Her mother is a jeweler and a painter.
She started modeling when she was 13. She signed for Storm Model Management at age 14. In 1998, at the age of 16, Aoki replaced Naomi Campbell as the face of Versace.
James Bailey graduated from Harvard in 2007 and he works as an analyst for Boston-based TA Associates.
10. Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich
Moscow-born Dasha Zhukova relocated to the US with her mother when she was 10. Her mother had to pursue her work as a scientist of molecular biology. She attended a Jewish day-school in California.
She married her husband Roman Abramovich in a secret ceremony a few years later. In addition, Roman Abramovich is a multi-billionaire and the owner of the Chelsea Football Club.
11. Miss Ukraine Universe Oleksandra Nikolayenko and Phil Ruffin
Phil Ruffin is an American Businessman working primarily with casinos, greyhound racing tracks, oil production, convenience stores, and real estate.
Oleksandra Nikolayenko-Ruffin is the 2004 Miss Ukraine Universe. She has received more beauty awards than any other woman in Ukraine.
She married Phil in 2008. They have two children, Richard and Malena
12. Katsia Zingarevich and Anton Zingarevich
Another model-billionaire couple on our list. I’m beginning to see a pattern!
Anton Zingarevich is a Russian businessman. He is the former owner of Reading Football Club. However, he was born a billionaire.
In 2008, he met his wife, a Belarusian Victoria’s Secret model, Yekaterina Domankova, better known as Katsia. They got married in 2009 and have one child together.
13. Kristy Hinze and Jim Clark
Kristy Hinze is an Australian model who was featured in Sports Illustrated as well as one of the Victoria’s Secret catalogs. In 1994, at only 14 years old, she graced the cover of the Australian edition of Vogue.
She met Jim in October 2008. For reference, Mr.Clark is the founder of Silicon Graphics and Netscape. They have a daughter together, named Dylan Vivienne.
14. Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana
Janet Jackson is royalty in her own right. She is a world famous singer. The late, great, king of pop singer, Michael Jackson, is one of her many brothers.
Qatari business magnate Wissam Al Mana, owner of the Qatar-based conglomerate Al Mana Group, is her husband.
His many business ventures include automotive distribution and services, real estate and investments, retail, food & beverage, engineering, technology, media and entertainment.
They recently had a son. Eissa was born on January 3, 2017. Congratulations to the happy family!
15. Jade Foret and Arnaud Lagardere
Jade Foret started modeling at the age of 12. At age 13, she became famous in Belgium for a gigantic poster of her bare back, for the Levis brand on the Madou Plaza Tower in Brussels. That same year she walked for Armani in Italy.
In 2010 she met businessman Arnaud Lagardère and became his partner. They welcomed their first daughter Liva on September 16, 2012. Consequently, they got married in Paris in 2013. They have two more kids, Mila and Nolan