- Birthday28th May, 62
- Birth PlaceFrance
- Marital statusMarried
- You don't buy luxury to enter a community, but to set yourself apart from others.
- Sustainable development is a fundamental break that's going to reshuffle the entire deck. There are companies today that are going to dominate in the future simply because they understand that.
- Luxury hasn't been democratized; it's been globalized.
- There's a strength to being able to look at products through a customer's eyes, but it is also dangerous.
- Linguistics is a good way of defining the culture of a brand. The vocabulary used by sports and lifestyle brands - running, fitness, training, motorsports - is all about functionality, whereas the vocabulary of the luxury business - handbags, ready-to-wear - is all about the product.
Family & relationships
- Salma Hayek Wife
- Valentina Paloma Pinault Child
- Mathilde Pinault Daughter
- Augustin James Evangelista Son
- François Pinault Son
- Salma Hayek
François Pinault London HouseThe property was designed by renowned expert Professor Bernard Nevill, who spent decades refining the interior of the home. The historic mansion has two-bedroom brick with soaring ceilings was the bachelor’s pad of comedy film actor Richard. Mr Pianult submitted a planning application to Kensington & Chelsea council to improve the house, which is where the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings was founded. The proposed improvements were the reinstatement of original features such as the main staircase and the redesign of the bedrooms, kitchen and bathrooms.
François PinaultThe French luxury goods supplier François Pinault bought a so -called Singleton House for $16, 500,000 in Los Angeles. The mansion was designed by architect Richard Neutra in 1959. The 5.23 acre gated estate knoll high above the Stone Canyon Reservoir, Los Angeles. The house as described by The Real Estalker covers about 6,400 square feet with four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a living room with an imposing stone fireplace, an open-concept dining room/center island kitchen and a roomy media room with built-in seating lounge, sunken wet bar and a wall of floor-to-ceiling glass sliders. The house grounds are left natural except for the conscientiously landscape designed by the Japanese-American artist and landscape architect Isamu Noguchi which includes large stones allegedly placed into the broad flat lawn that surrounds the swimming pool.
François-Henri Pinault Private JetThe flying couple together with their child Vanetina has been seen flying this private jet for several occasions and destinations but gave no details about the purchase.
Lexus LX SUVBusiness mogul François-Henri Pinault CEO of Kering, a French multinational holding company was spotted driving his Lexus LX SUV on stroll one sunny Friday afternoon together with his wife Salma Hayek and daughter Valentina. François-Henri Pinault is one of the many billionaires who humbly drives inexpensive cars.
Ford GTFord GT is said to be ‘America's truly unique car’. It was designed in honor of the Ford GT40 racecars built on 1960’s. Ford GT40 was originally designed to beat Ferrari in the LeMans endurance race, which it did in 1966 to 1967. Today original Ford GT40 racecars is worth $1 million to $2 million. François-Henri Pinault and her wife Salama Hayek were seen leaving Katsuya Brentwood restataurant on May, 2012 driving a Ford GT. Ford GT's 2006 model is worth $153,075 while Ford GT 2012 model has a sticker price ranging from $22,000 to $49,995.
France's richest man, François-Henri Pinault and Hollywood actress, Slama Hayek marked their nuptials with a lavish spectacle. The celebration which lasted for two days was graced by A-list stars from the world of movies, music and fashion including Charlize Theron, Penelope Cruz, Bono, Stella McCartney and former French president Jacques Chirac. On Friday, the festivity started with a true Venetian tradition with a masquerade-style rehearsal dinner at the 17th century Punta Della Dogana. The romantic exchange of vows happened the next day in front of 150 family members and friends at the 18th century La Fenice opera house. Slama Hayek, the bride, 42, looked dazzling in a Balenciaga wedding gown by Nicholas Ghesquiere with her hair swept back into a bun with a long veil. The bride carried a bouquet of orchids and stephanotis with crystals and she was attended by their 19-month-old daughter Valentina, who was a flower girl, and her stepdaughter Mathilde. The lavish wedding was rumored to have cost $2 million dollars but the bride denied it.