Who Is Dorothée Lepère? Her Marriage With Francois-Henri Pinault

By Aaron Hernandez | Published on: March 17, 2024 | Updated on: March 18, 2024
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Dorothée Lepère rose to fame following her marriage to Francois-Henri Pinault, a French billionaire. The couple married for around eight years until they went on to separate ways. Besides, the former flames shared two grown children. As of 2022, she is self-employed as an interior designer.

Following their divorce, Lepere has remained low-key while her ex-hubby Francois went on to marry Mexican actress Salma Hayek. But where is Dorothee now? How’s her life been since her divorce from her ex-husband, Francois?

In addition, many people have questioned what Dorothee is doing at present. Find out every about her!

Who is Francois-Henri Pinault’s ex-wife Dorothée Lepère?

Lepere currently runs her own freelancing company named Madame Dorothee Pinault. Registered on 1st January 2007, the company has still been at a good pace. Apart from that, there are no further details regarding the company.

Moving towards her academic qualifications, Pinault’s wife graduated from Louis Pasture College in Paris.

Where is She From? Details on Her Age

Lepere was born on 11th November 1967, in France. She has kept her family details to herself. She holds French nationality and has a Caucasian ethnicity.

Talking about her ex-husband Francois’ early life, the businessman belongs to an affluent family. He is the son of French billionaire François Pinault and his wife Maryvonne Pinault.

Pinault attended the HEC School of Management, graduating in 1985. He did his internship as a database-software developer at Hewlett-Packard in Paris.

Lepere and Ex-Husband François-Henri Pinault Marriage

The former couple tied the knot in 1996. The two reportedly exchanged their vows in a low-key wedding ceremony. Lepere and her then-hubby walked down the aisle in front of their family and friends. According to some genuine sources, the two dated for a few years before deciding to take the next step to marry.

However, their relationship couldn’t long last and the couple divorced after into a marital relationship for around eight years in 2004. The reason behind their divorce is still a mystery.

Did The Couple Share Any Children?

The former duo has two children. Lepère and Pinault welcomed their first child, son named François, in 1998. They became parents for the second time after their daughter Mathilde was born in 2001.

Their children share a strong relationship with both of them. Their son Francois prefers to live a low-key life.

Dorothee’s Daughter Mathilde is a Rising Fashion Model

The daughter of the chairman and CEO of the luxury fashion group Kering, Mathilde looks like following in her father’s footsteps. Back in 2020, the promising fashion enthusiast was featured in an exclusive Harper’s Bazar exhibition. She has worked for some successful brands such as OlganaMitsuki, and Sadh Leven.

Dorothée Lepère daughter riding horse
Dorothée Lepère daughter riding horse.

In addition to her love for the fashion world, Mathilde loves horse riding. She has posted a number of photos showing her impressive horse-riding prowess on her social media profiles. Her followers on Instagram are 31.4k followers as of 2022.

Who is Dorothee Dating after her Divorce?

The ex-celebrity spouse Dorothee isn’t dating anyone at present. She has kept her love life totally behind closed doors, especially after her divorce from Pinault. She has even refrained from making any public appearance. Sources say Lepere is now and has been relishing single life without any public and media attention. She resides in Offaly, France.

On the other hand, her ex-husband François-Henri Pinault has been in a loving relationship with his second wife Salma Hayek. The two exchanged their vows on 2009 Valentine’s Day. They walked down the aisle at the high-profile ceremony held in Paris. In April of the same year, the duo renewed their wedding vows with a ceremony and party in Venice.

They welcomed their child, a daughter named Valentina in September 2007.


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Furthermore, Pinault also has a son James Evangelista (born in October 2006) with his ex-girlfriend Linda Evangelista, a supermodel.

Net Worth

According to tabloids, her net worth is $500,000. She reportedly received a considerable amount of money from her divorce settlement with Pinault.

On the other hand, her ex-husband Pinault has an estimated $43.4 billion in net worth as of 31 January 2022 data presented by Forbes.

Where is She Now?

Since her split from the French businessman, Lepere has completely isolated herself from the glitz and glamour. She has remained low-key and barely makes a public appearance.

In fact, despite being such a recognized face, she is not on social media platforms as well. Looks like she prefers to live away from attention.