Ernesto Bertarelli & family
Net Worth: $10.6 Billion As of March 2012
Source of wealth: Pharmaceuticals
Country of citizenship: Switzerland
Residence: Gstaad, Switzerland
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Babson College; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University
Marital Status: Married, Children: 3
Swiss-Italian billionaire and entrepreneur, Ernesto Bertarelli has a net worth of $10.6 billion as of March 2012, according to FORBES. Ernesto Bertarelli has made his fortune from pharmaceuticals and biotechnology companies. His wife Kirsty Bertarelli, a former Miss UK, is officially the richest woman in UK. Their wealth grew by £920 million in 2010, although, slightly more disappointingly, Ernesto failed to defend the America’s Cup yachting title he won in 2003 and 2007. Ernesto Bertarelli was born in Rome and moved to Switzerland with his family in 1977. In 2000, Bertarelli founded the yachting syndicate Team Alinghi, two-time winner of the America’s Cup.