Maria Franca Fissolo

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Maria Franca Fissolo
Born 1941 (age 76–77)
Residence Monaco
Citizenship Italian
Occupation Owner of Ferrero SpA
Known for Nutella, Mon Chéri, Kinder Chocolate, Ferrero Rocher, Tic Tacs, Kinder Eggs
Net worth US$2.2 billion (March 2018)[1]
Spouse(s) Michele Ferrero
Children Pietro

Maria Franca Fissolo (born 1941)[2] is an Italian billionaire, the widow of Michele Ferrero, and the owner of Ferrero SpA, Europe's second-largest confectionery company.[3]

Net worth[edit]

As of March 2018, Forbes estimated her net worth at $2.2 billion.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She married Michele Ferrero in 1962, and they had two sons together, Giovanni Ferrero and Pietro Ferrero Jr.[4] She lives in Monaco.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Forbes profile: Maria Franca Fissolo". Forbes. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ 9 septembre 2016. "Les 5 femmes les plus riches du monde - Page 2 de 5 - Express [FR]". Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  3. ^ Various (30 October 2015). Hachette Children's Yearbook& Infopedia 2016. Hachette India. p. 37. ISBN 978-93-5195-041-7.
  4. ^ John Hooper. "Michele Ferrero obituary | Business". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 January 2016.