Gerard Wertheimer

Rank 41

Gerard Wertheimer



New York, New York


  • Gerard and Alain breed and race thoroughbreds.
  • Gerard and Alain own farms in France and Kentucky.
  • Gerard Wertheimer and his brother Alain own French luxury brand Chanel.
  • Gerard heads the company's watch division and lives in Switzerland.
  • His grandfather, Pierre, partnered with Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel, the company's namesake, in the 1920s.
  • Gerard and his brother own vineyards in France and Napa Valley, California.