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Leonardo Del Vecchio Cause of death
Leonardo Del Vecchio, the chairman of spectacles maker EssilorLuxottica (ESLX.PA) and one of Italy’s wealthiest business figures, has died aged 87, his company said on Monday.
Leonardo Del Vecchio, 22 May 1935, was an Italian billionaire businessman, the founder and chairman of Luxottica, the world’s largest producer and retailer of glasses and frames, with 77,734 employees and over 8,000 stores.
As of 27 June 2022, his net worth was estimated at US$24.1 billion, the second richest person in Italy, and 54th in the world.
Leonardo Del Vecchio was born on 1935 in Milan, Italy to an impoverished family from Barletta, Southern Italy.
He began his career as an apprentice to a tool and die maker in Milan, but decided to turn his metalworking skills to make spectacle parts.
In 1961, he moved to Agordo in the province of Belluno, which is home to most of the Italian eyewear industry.
The new company was Luxottica s.a.s., a limited partnership.
What was Leonardo Del Vecchio net worth?
According to sources, Leonardo Del Vecchio had an estimated net worth of US $24.1 Billion. He was the second richest person in Italy and the 54th in the world.
Who was Leonardo Del Vecchio wife?
Del Vecchio was married, with six children, and lived in Milan.
He had one son, Claudio Del Vecchio, and two daughters, Marisa and Paola, with his first wife.
With his second wife he had another son, Leonardo Maria; and with his third wife two sons, Luca and Clemente.
He remarried his second wife in 2010.
How old was Leonardo Del Vecchio?
born on May 22, 1935, in Milan, Itlay. Leonardo Del Vecchio was 87 at his time of death.
What was Leonardo Del Vecchio cause of death?
His death was confirmed on Monday by Paris-based EssilorLuxottica, the optics giant he created, after earlier reports in the Italian media.
However, the cause of death is not known at the moment this article was published.