François-Henri Pinault

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Pinault with wife Salma Hayek in 2013, photo by

Place of Birth: Rennes, France

Date of Birth: 28 May, 1962

Ethnicity: French [including Breton]

François-Henri Pinault is a French businessperson. He is the CEO of Kering, a French luxury goods holding company which owns Gucci, Puma, Yves Saint Laurent, and other luxury, sport, and lifestyle brands, distributed in 120 countries.

François-Henri is the son of Louise Gautier and François Pinault, the major shareholder and honorary chairman of Kering. He is married to Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek. He has two children with his former wife Dorothée Lepère; a son with Canadian model Linda Evangelista; and a daughter with Salma.

François-Henri’s paternal grandfather was François Jean Marie Pinault (the son of Henry Joseph Pinault and Anne Marie Louise Julienne Frin). François-Henri’s grandfather François was born in Tréverien, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France. Henry was the son of Jean-Marie François Pinault and Françoise-Marie Perrine Pinault. Anne was the daughter of Louis Augustin François Frin and Marie-Amélie Josselin.

François-Henri’s paternal grandmother was Eugénie Gabillard (the daughter of François Gabillard and Henriette Pestel). Eugénie was born in Évran, Côtes-d’Armor, Brittany, France. François-Henri’s great-grandfather François was the son of Hilaire Gabillard and Marie Debond. Henriette was the daughter of Jean-Marie Pestel and Thérèse Patard.

François-Henri’s maternal grandfather was named Baptiste Gautier.

Source: Genealogy of François-Henri Pinault –

4 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Bretagne -> Brittany

  2. andrew says:

    correction: “he is the son of…”

    I’d put a link to him in Linda and Salma profiles too.

  3. andrew says:

    he has a son with Linda Evangelista too.

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