Gerard Wertheimer is a French entrepreneur best known to be the co-owner of House of Chanel, the leading luxury brand across the globe. His grandfather, Pierre Wertheimer, had co-founded the company in 1909, which he, along with his brother Alain Wertheimer, inherited from his father in 1996.
While Alain is the chairman of the company, Gerard lives in Switzerland, and looks after the watch division of the business. In addition to being the co-owner of the business, Gerard is also involved in horse breeding and racing, and a number of charitable activities against child pornography.
Born in a Jewish family, Gerard is the son of Eliane Fischer and Jacques Wertheimer. He lived a lavish life from an early age. But at the same time, he showed great entrepreneurship and leadership skills in the childhood, and using those, he became one of the most notable billionaires of the country.