Luciano Benetton

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Luciano Benetton
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Born (1935-05-13) 13 May 1935 (age 81)
Residence Treviso, Italy
Nationality Italian
Occupation Co-founder of Benetton Group
Net worth $2.9 billion (May 2015)
Spouse(s) married
Children 4 (including Alessandro Benetton)
Family Giuliana Benetton (sister)
Carlo Benetton (brother)
Gilberto Benetton (brother)

Luciano Benetton (born 13 May 1935) is an Italian billionaire businessman, one of the co-founders of Benetton Group, the Italian fashion brand.

Early life[edit]

Luciano Benetton was born on 13 May 1935 in Treviso, Italy.[1] Following the death of his father, he left school at 14,and worked in a clothing shop.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1965, together with his siblings, Giuliana Benetton, Carlo Benetton and Gilberto Benetton, he founded Benetton Group.[1]

In May 2015, Forbes estimated the net worth of Luciano Benetton and each of his three siblings at US$2.9 billion.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is married with four children and lives in Treviso, Italy.[2] His son, Alessandro Benetton was chairman of Benetton Group from April 2012 to May 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Luciano Benetton". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Luciano Benetton". Forbes. Retrieved 25 May 2015.