The Billionaires Club is an exclusive league, known by many, but reveled in only by the super elite. Imagine already being a famous celebrity, now add a super-rich billionaire as your partner… can we say “yes please!” There are a few fortunate celebs who have snagged their own personal billionaire. As a result they can travel the world in private jets, collect expensive items, drive the world’s most expensive cars, the list goes on and on. They basically have all the comforts in the world. They can live it up as they relish and admire the extravagant lifestyles they lead.
Below are 9 lucky celebrities that found their way into the arms of billionaires.
9. Elle Macpherson & Jeffrey Soffer- Net Worth $1 Billion
Super model Elle Macpherson married billionaire property developer Jeffrey Soffer in 2013. Soffer is Chairman and CEO of Turnberry Associates, which was founded by his father, Donald Soffer. Turnberry Associates builds and manages affluent offices, shopping centers, and hotels. Soffer has a net worth of $1 billion and owns luxury real estate properties in Las Vegas, Bahamas, Orlando, and more. After dating and suffering a set-back when they broke up, the couple got back together and finally got engaged in 2013. The two announced they had married in Fiji in July 2013.
8. Janet Jackson & Wissam Al Mana- Net Worth $1 Billion
Music Mega Star Janet Jackson secretly wed billionaire Wissam Al Mana, a retail tycoon and investor who has a net worth of $1 billion. He is also the Managing Director of Al Mana Retail Group, which has exclusive licensing rights throughout the Middle East with brands like Roberto Cavalli and Giorgio Armani. In fact, Wissam Al Mana is one of the richest retail investors in the Middle East. After dating for more than a year the couple secretly married in 2012. Jackson is nine years older than her husband, but age is just a number… like money.
7. Princess Charlene of Monaco & Prince Albert II- Net Worth $1 Billion
Former African Olympic swimmer, Princess Charlene of Monaco married one of the wealthiest royals in the world in 2011. Princess Charlene was the lucky one to get her hands on billionaire Albert II, Prince of Monaco and head of the House of Grimaldi. Prince Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi is the reigning monarch of the Principality of Monaco and has a net worth of $1 billion. He is the son of American actress Grace Kelly and Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. Prince Albert’s family has ruled Monaco since 1927. The couple is expecting their first child later this year.
6. Bethenny Frankel & Warren Lichtenstein- Net Worth $1 Billion
Reality star and Skinny Girl founder Bethenny Frankel has been seen with New York hedge fund mogul Warren Lichtenstein. Lichtenstein has a net worth of $1 billion, and is the Chairman and CEO of Steel Partners LLC, which is based in New York City. He also manages a philanthropic foundation that graciously gives money away to many charitable organizations. The two have been pictured together on vacation in St. Tropez in the South of France, and Frankel was listed as Lichtenstein’s “girlfriend” on court papers. Frankel began dating the billionaire businessman after her separation to Jason Hoppy.
5. Holly Valance & Nick Candy- Net Worth $1.1 Billion
Australian singer, actress and model Holly Valance, known for her role in Taken, married British billionaire Nick Candy in 2012. Candy runs a real estate and interior design company called Candy & Candy with his brother Christian. Candy & Candy started out with a modest $9300 loan from their grandmother, and 15 years later they became the developers of London’s One Hyde Park, the most expensive apartment complex in the world. Now with a net worth of over $1.1 billion, Holly and Nick are one of the most well-to-do couples around!
4. Elin Nordegren & Chris Cline- Net Worth $1.2 Billion
After splitting from Tiger Woods, Elin Nordegren moved on to billionaire coal tycoon Chris Cline. Cline, known as America’s Billionaire Coal King has a net worth of $1.2 billion, and comes from a long line of coal miners. In fact his grandfather had his own coal mining operation in West Virginia. Cline stayed in his family’s business and managed to help it flourish into one of the most successful coal mining businesses worldwide. The company, Foresight Energy, produces 20 million tons of coal each year. It just so happens that Cline is one of Elin’s neighbors in an exclusive Palm Beach community as well.
3. Jami Gertz and Antony Ressler- Net Worth $2 Billion
Actress Jami Gertz, most known for her role in Twister and Still Standing, married billionaire Antony Ressler in 1989. Ressler, who has a net worth of $2 billion, is the co-founder of a $40 billion private equity firm, Ares Management. Major applause to this couple: in 2012, The Giving Back Fund named Jami and Antony Ressler as the “#1 Most Generous Celebrities” in the world. They are also part owners of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, and there is even a high school named after them in L.A. called Gertz-Ressler High Academy.
2. Stephanie Seymour & Peter M. Brant- Net Worth $2.7 Billion
Former Victoria’s Secret supermodel and American actress Stephanie Seymour married billionaire Peter M. Brant in 1995. Brant, who has a net worth of $2.7 billion, is the owner of White Birch, one of the largest paper manufacturing companies in the United States. Brant is also a real-estate magnate and owner of Brant Publications, which publishes four magazines. Brant is an avid art lover whose personal collection is valued at $221 million. Despite having gone through divorce proceedings for over a year, the couple decided to work it out. Court records show that Seymour and Brant withdrew divorce complaints, and issued a joint statement to the media saying they were reconciling.
1. Selma Hayek & Francois-Henri Pinault – Net Worth $15.7 Billion
Having a rich husband is one thing, but having one that owns numerous luxury brands… well that takes it to a whole new level. Actress Selma Hayek has been married to French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault since 2009. Pinault is Chairman and owner of Kering, which is the parent company of quite a few swanky retail brands such as Gucci, Brioni, and Puma. The two have one daughter, Valentina, and enjoy Pinault’s net worth of 15.7 billion.