Hasn’t everybody dreamed about fame and fortune before? We’d at least settle for fortune, fame is a bit overrated. But can you imagine flying anywhere on a whim, eating the most extravagant foods, and driving the most luxurious cars. Sounds amazing, right?
We’re going to take a look at the spouses of the elite when it comes to fortune. You’ll soon be learning a lot of names of women who’ve supported their husbands (and wife) and been by their side through everything.
Who doesn’t love George Clooney? He’s made quite the impression on Hollywood with his stellar acting career. Clooney is definitely a man a lot of women wish they could be with. So who is the lucky girl?
Amal Alamuddin is the one who gets to come home to Clooney. She’s both a lawyer and a professor and doesn’t need to hang on to her husband’s money with her own net worth of $10 million.
Do you know Jeff Bezos? We don’t blame you if you don’t, a lot of the richest people take a backseat and let actors and musicians get all of the fame. He’s the founder and CEO of Amazon and in 1993 was the richest man alive.
MacKenzie Bezos is married to him and is a strong and powerful woman in her own right. She an author and philanthropist who’s also an activist. She’s passionate about anti-bullying above all else.
Evan Speigel made a fortune off of his company when created Snapchat, being the CEO of the company, let’s just say he’s quite a successful man with the app blowing up so much.
His wife is Miranda Kerr, the two met in 2014 and fell in love shortly after. She’s a successful supermodel and Victoria’s Secret angel.
Maybe you already know Jessica Seinfeld through her husband, comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld who made his fame by starring in a self-titled comedy sitcom. The two got married in 1999.
Jessica has a successful career as a novelist and philanthropist. She’s written numerous cookbooks and founded GOOD+ Foundation. The foundation gives families in need basic items essential to living.
Ralph Lauren created a legacy when he began his career all the way in 1964 as an American fashion designer, he soon became a business and the rest is history. Let’s just say he has quite a lot in the bank.
Ricky Lauren fell in love with Ralph and the two got married shortly after they met. When she met him he was still just working at a tie company as the sales assistant.
Francois-Henri Pinault is the chairman and CEO of Kering, the company is a group that includes brands like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, and other extravagant fashion brands.
Salma Hayek has been married to Pinault for over 10 years and is known for her acting career. Most people don’t actually know that she’s married to the billionaire.
David Koch is the co-owner of Koch Industries, he’s built up his company and is very well off because of it. He definitely qualifies to be in the 1%.
He met Julia Flesher and the two started dating, they got married in 1996 and still today they couldn’t be happier. Right now, she’s a housewife but before that, she worked for dress designer Adolfo Dominguez as their assistant.
Here’s an important wife, one might say the most important one on this list! She’s married to non-other than Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States. He’s the first-ever president to be a billionaire with an estimated net worth of $3.7 Billion!
Before Melania met Trump she was Melania Knauss. She had never thought that one day she’d be the First Lady and at the time focused intently on her career as a model.
Prince Harry needs no introductions, he’s a prince after all! He’s another man on this list we’re sure a lot of women swoon over and would do anything to be with.
Similarly, we’re also sure that Meghan Markle needs no introduction. She was an American actress who was a major character on the TV series Suits. Before she met the prince she already had a net worth of $5 million. Now she’s the Duchess of Sussex and couldn’t be happier!
Sergey Brin is a pretty big deal. He’s the co-founder of Google after all. He had his beautiful wife to stand with him when he needed her.
But it seems that his marriage with Anne Wojcicki wouldn’t last. In 2015 the two got divorced after eight years together. Now that she’s not married to Brin, she’s carved her own path and made a name for herself.
Alexis Ohanian is an entrepreneur and investor who’s worth $9 million. He’s made his fortune as the co-founder and executive chairman of Reddit, the social news website.
Although this a hefty amount of money, it shies in comparison to the net worth of his wife, Serena Williams. The record-breaking professional tennis player has made more than $180 million throughout her 23-year career.
Liz Koch is the elusive and intelligent wife of Charles Koch, the co-owner of Koch Industries. Liz Koch rarely grants interviews, but we do know that she’s a charitable person and loves helping.
She even helped create a new $3.75 million maker space at Wichita State University, which provides high-tech equipment and design space for inventors. Together, they live comfortable and private lives on their $51.8 billion fortune and have been enjoying a lovely 47 years of marriage.
Tamiko Bolton made headlines when she began dating billionaire George Soros—and not because of his wealth. He was 41 years older than Bolton and many wondered if age really was just a number.
Regardless of their age difference, the couple has been happily married since 2013. Their $8.3 billion fortune is thanks to Soros’ success as a hedge fund tycoon.
Flora Marcote used to work at her husband’s company, the Inditex fashion group, and currently holds a board position. Her husband, Amancio Ortega, established the fashion group responsible for Zara clothing after learning to make clothes by hand.
Together, he and his wife of 18 years have amassed an impressive $67.7 billion.
Mellody Hobson is a businesswoman, co-CEO of Ariel Investments, and the former chairwoman of DreamWorks Animation. Her husband is the famous George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.
The power couple has been married since 2013 and is considered important figures of the 20th-century New Hollywood movement. Over the span of both of their successful careers, the couple has gained an astonishing $6.2 billion.
Lucinda Southworth’s husband is Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, but Southworth is also an amazingly successful person on her own. She has her Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University and is currently a research scientist.
The pair, who married in 2007, has donated $15 million to relief efforts against the Ebola virus outbreak in 2013. Together, the couple has a net worth of $54 billion.
Although the net worth of Melani Lowman-Walton is unknown, the combined net worth of her and husband Rob Walton is an estimated $45.4 billion. Rob Walton, an heir to the fortune of Walmart, is the eldest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton.
The couple is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors, especially the Rob and Melani Walton Foundation—which strives to provide grants to partners that are aiming for a greater impact.
Jerry Hall is an American model and actress and appeared in productions such as the 1989 Batman, the TV series The Detectives, and various theatre shows. She married Rupert Murdoch, an Australian-born American media mogul who founded News Corporation, in 2016.
With a combined net worth of $21.3 billion, the couple manages to live a lavish and quiet life out of the spotlight.
Melinda Gates is an American philanthropist and former general manager at Microsoft. She co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which enhances global healthcare and aims to relieve poverty.
Her husband, Bill Gates, is the founder of the Microsoft Corporation and has a net worth of $103.7 billion, making him the second-richest man in the world.
Stedman Graham is an American educator, author, and businessman who created Athletes Against Drugs, which has awarded more than $1.5 million in scholarships since being founded in 1985. He’s also the only one on this list who hasn’t been married.
His partner of 33 years is Oprah Winfrey (yes, THE Oprah), and the couple has decided to have a spiritual union rather than a legal one. Oprah’s net worth is a whopping $2.6 billion, and Graham has a respectable net worth of $10 million.
Miriam Adelson is an Israeli-American philanthropist and has a medical degree from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Medical School, eventually becoming the chief internist in an emergency room. She met her current husband, Sheldon Adelson, while studying drug addiction at Rockefeller University.
The pair married in 1991 and went on to open the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Research Clinic in Las Vegas. Her husband is an American business magnate and founder of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. Together, the couple enjoys a net worth of $33.5 billion.
Former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock didn’t hesitate to trade her Olympic medals for a tiara. In 2010, she announced her engagement to Prince Albert and became Charlene, Princess of Monaco.
In addition to a royal title, she also inherited her husband’s $1 billion fortune. Together, they enjoy their lavish wealth, luxurious lifestyle, and impressive palace.
Yes, we know that Beyoncé is a superstar who doesn’t need a man to support her. However, Jay-Z still makes more money than she does (we’ll let you form your own opinions on that one).
They married in 2008 and together, the couple became some of the biggest American music stars and have a combined $1.4 billion net worth. Jay-Z contributed $1 billion, but Beyoncé’s $440 million fortune is nothing to scoff at, either.
Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies, married Susan Dell in 1989. Michael’s net worth is an estimated $32.3 billion. He decided to merge Dell with EMC in 2016, which was a smart move to make, financially speaking.
When he’s not working for his company, he and Susan are managing their philanthropic foundation—the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. They support many different causes that are near and dear to their hearts. They’ve donated more than $2 billion to philanthropic organizations.
In 2009, Australian model and actress Kristy Hinze married James H. Clark. This entrepreneur and computer scientist has founded several successful Silicon Valley technology companies during his career, making him a billionaire.
He’s earned more than $2.1 billion, which the couple enjoys. They spend the majority of their time yachting—must be rough!
Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer best known for her invention of the wrap dress. This not only launched her career, but made her a fashion icon. She has a net worth of $1.2 billion and has expanded her wealth through marriage.
In 2001, she wed Barry Diller—whose net worth is approximately $4 billion. He’s made his fortune as the founder of InterActiveCorp, the senior executive of Expedia Group, and the creator of Fox and USA Broadcasting.
Connie Snyder is an American philanthropist and is a trustee of the University of Oregon. She is also a children’s advocate and co-founded the Ballmer Group, which supports American families struggling with poverty.
Her lucky husband of 29 years is Steve Ballmer, who was the CEO of Microsoft and the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. He is also a philanthropist and has donated more than $100 million dollars to various organizations since 2014. Together, the couple has a net worth of $45.3 billion.
Nita Ambani is the elegant wife of Mukesh Ambani, who’s an Indian businessman, engineer, and chairman of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). RIL is a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable company.
Nita is the chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation and the executive director of Reliance Industries. The pair have been married since 1985 and collected a total net worth of $58.4 billion.
Astrid Menks started out as a manager at a French Cafe in Nebraska before she ever met Warren Buffet, the American business magnate, philanthropist, and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
Menks and Buffet met through Buffet’s first wife, Susan, and had an almost 30-year-long affair before Susan’s death. The pair were married in 2006 and has a combined net worth of $85.4 billion.