Who is Francois-Henri Pinault’s first wife, Dorothee Lepere?

 Dorothee Lepere is the first wife of Francois-Henri Pinault, a French business and the CEO of a French-based multinational corporation, Kering. He is also the president of an investment company, Groupe Artemis. Francois is the son of a French billionaire and founder of Kering and ArtemisFrancois Pinault.

As an ex-wife of such a hugely successful business personality, Dorothee has caught the attention of people. Let us learn about her life.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Dorothee Lepere
Maiden NameDorothee Lepere Pinault
Birth Date
11th November 1967
55 years old in November 2022
Birth Place
Current City
Offaly, France
Mr. and Mrs. Lepere
Louis Pasture College
Zodiac Sign
HusbandFrancois-Henri Pinault (1996-2004)
Francois Pinault in 1998
Mathilde Pinault, in 2001
Business woman/Designer
Net WorthMillionaire


Bio & Nationality

 Dorothee Lepere was born on 11th November 1967 somewhere in France. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lepere, and no other information regarding her childhood or family has been revealed yet.

Dorothee possesses French nationality and white ethnicity. She speaks French and English. She has a birth sign, Scorpio.


Dorothee Lepere's ex-husband, Francois-Henri Pinault and heir daughter, Mathilde Pinault in Paris Fashion Week 2022
Dorothee Lepere’s ex-husband, Francois-Henri Pinault, and their daughter, Mathilde Pinault, in Paris Fashion Week 2022. Source: Getty Images

How old is Dorothee Lepere?

 Dorothee is currently 54 years old, and she will be celebrating her 55th birthday on November 2022. She possesses dark hair, and apart from that, there is no information on her physical statistics.

Dorothee hasn’t revealed any pictures of her on public platforms; thus, it is harder for us to define her.



 Dorothee Lepere completed her education in her hometown. She later graduated from Louis Pasture College in Paris, France. Dorothee is into design and fashion, and we believe she studied design at her university.

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Marriage and divorce with the CEO- Francois-Henri Pinault

Dorothee Lepere hasn’t revealed how she met the future CEO Francois-Henri Pinault. However, the couple was married in 1996, back when he was the CEO of the French retail chain selling company Fnac

The couple is blessed with two beautiful children. Unfortunately, Dorothee and Francois got divorced in 2004. The reason for their divorce is still not clear.

Dorothee Lepere's ex-husband, Francois-Henri Pinault with his second wife, Salma Hayek and children
Dorothee Lepere’s ex-husband, Francois-Henri Pinault, with his second wife, Salma Hayek, and children. Source: Instagram

Dorothee Lepere and Francois’s children

Dorothee has been with Francois since his early career. She gave birth to a son Francois Pinault in 1998 and a daughter, Mathilde Pinault, in 2001. Her son, Francois, has been leading a secretary life away from the public. 

On the other hand, her daughter, Mathilde, has made a name for herself as an equestrian. We can often find her daughter in fashion shows and red carpet events. During an interview with Vanity Fair in 2021, her daughter revealed that it was her mother, Dorothee, who taught her the lesson of plumes de canard, duck feathers.

Dorothee Lepere's daughter, Mathilda Pinault with her horse
Dorothee Lepere’s daughter, Mathilda Pinault, with her horse Source: Instagram

Instagram and other social media accounts

 Dorothee Lepere is a private person. She owns an Instagram account which she has kept private. Dorothee goes by @dorothelpr. However, her daughter, Mathilde, is an active Instagram user who has over 65.2 thousand followers.


Where is Dorothee Lepere today?

Dorothee is currently working in her own freelancing company called Madame Dorothee Pinault. She is leading a normal life away from the public, and there is no record of her second marriage. Her ex-husband, Francois-Henry Pinault, has a net worth of $10 billion today. We believe she packed quite a fortune after her divorce from her multi-millionaire husband and currently leading a luxurious life.

On the other hand, her husband, Francois-Henri, dated supermodel Linda Evangelista. She gave birth to a son, Augustin James Evangelista. Francois is happily married to Mexican and American actress Salma Hayek. They have a daughter named Valentina Pinault together. Dorothee’s daughter, Mathilda, is also close with Salma Hayek, and they are often seen together at several events.

Dorothee Lepere currently resides in Offaly, France, away from any spotlight and public attention.


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