Nine Celebrities Who Have Dated, Are Dating, Or Are Married To Billionaires
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Billionaires and celebrities seem to go together. After all, both have access to practically anything they want. Also, lets face it, celebrity can be fleeting and tends to fade as you age, so what better way to ensure your continued life of luxury than to date or marry a billionaire? In all seriousness though, some celebrities like Jamie Gertz and Salma Hayek have found long term love with their billionaire husbands. Others, like Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey, have had a briefer foray into the billionaire lifestyle. I have to wonder, what is it like to date mere mortals after youve had the experience of dating a billionaire? Lets take a look at nine celebrities who have dated, married, or are currently dating billionaires.
Rihanna & Hassam Jameel (net worth $1.9 billion)
Rihanna set tongues wagging when she stepped out with her billionaire beau Jameel Hassan at the recent Grammy Awards ceremony. Hassans family is the 12th-wealthiest Arab family in the world, and he has a personal net worth of $1.9 billion. He is heir to, and vice chairman of, his familys business, Abdul Latif Jameel, one of the biggest investors in Toyota. The family owns the rights to sell Toyota cars in Saudi Arabia. The family business is a Middle Eastern company with interests in not just Toyota, but also real estate, financial services, environmental services, consumer products, and advertising. Jameel also has the sponsorship of and naming rights to the entire Saudi premier league, which is known as the Abdul Latif Jameel League.
Mariah Carey & James Packer (net worth $3.7 billion)
SingerMariah Careys billionaire beau James Packer popped the question in January 2016 with a 35-carat emerald cut engagement ring. The proposal came just eight months after he started dating theGlitterstar. Unfortunately, despite plans for three separate weddings, the lovebirds were not meant to be and they split in late October of the same year. Dont cry for Mimi, however, she reportedly sued Packer for $50 million. After all, she DID move to Los Angeles for him. Carey received $5 $10 million dollars and got to keep the flashy, 35-carat diamond engagement ring as part of the total settlement amount.
Paris Hilton & Paris Latsis (family net worth $7.5 billion)
Remember that time back in the mid-2000s when Paris Hilton was dating and briefly engaged to a Greek shipping heir also named Paris? Yeah, that actually did happen. Paris and Paris broke off their engagement in 2005 after just four months.
Hot Felon Jeremy Meeks & Chloe Green (heiress to $5.4 billion fortune)
Jeremy Meeks went viral when his mugshot was made public. He is dating 26-year-old Chloe Green, heiress to the Topshop and Topman fortune through her father Sir Philip Green. Chloe is a socialite and avid Instagrammer. Meeks, who began a modeling career when he got out of prison on gang charges, is still married to his wife of 10 years, Melissa Meeks.
Janet Jackson &Wissam Al Mana(net worth $1 billion)
Although now divorced, Janet Jackson married Wissam Al Mana after dating for a year in a private ceremony in 2012. Known as Sam, he is the executive director of the Al Mana Group the family business and has a net worth of $1 billion. The Al Mana Group is an enormous conglomerate made up of 55 companies. They own all of the McDonalds in Qatar, for example. The Al Mana Group was founded by Sams late father, Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana. Sam runs the business with his two brothers and is specifically responsible for the Middle Eastern retail operations of the companys luxury brands including Hermes, Stella McCartney, Armani, and Harvey Nichols.
Salma Hayek &Francois Henri Pinault(net worth $7 billion)
Salma Hayeks husband Francois Henri Pinault owns, through his holding company, Kering. Pinault also owns Balenciaga, Gucci, Puma, Brioni, Girard Perregaux and many more high end retail brands. Salma and Francois were married in 2009.
Holly Valance &Nick Candy(net worth $1.1 billion)
Holly Valance is an Australian singer, actress and model. British billionaire Nick Candy runs a real estate and interior design empire called Candy & Candy with his brother Christian. The Candy brothers got started with a modest $9,300 loan from their grandmother to buy a one bedroom London apartment. Fast forward 15 years and the brothers are the developers behind Londons One Hyde Park, the most expensive and exclusive apartment complex in the world where units have been known to sell for$100-$200 million. Holly and Nick were married in 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
Jami Gertz& Antony Ressler (net worth $2 billion)
Jami Gertzs acting career has spanned more than 30 years with memorable roles inSixteen Candles, Less Than Zero, The Lost Boys, and the TV showSquare Pegs. Jami married billionaire Antony Ressler, the co-founder of the$40 billionprivate equity firm Ares Management in 1989. Gertz and Ressler have three sons and are part owners of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team.
Elle Macpherson &Jeffrey Soffer(net worth $1 billion)
After dating for two years then breaking up, supermodel Elle Macpherson finally was engaged to Miami real estate billionaire Jeffrey Soffer in March 2013. Soffer runs Turnbery Associates which owns luxury real estate properties in Las Vegas, Orlando, Arlington and the Bahamas.
Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based writer covering business, technology, entertainment, philanthropy, and pop culture. She spent 8 1/2 years covering the entertainment industry for She has written for Los Angeles Magazine, Your Tango, Thinknum Media, and various airline magazines. Follow her onFacebook. Amys favorite self-made billionaire isSara Blakely.
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