About Leonardo Del Vecchio
Leonardo Del Vecchio is an Italian business man. He is a well-known billionaire, and famously known as the founder of leading company Luxottica. His chain of luxury products includes Sunglass hut, Lens crafters, Ray-Ban, Oakley etc. He is ranked at number 50th position in Forbes list of billionaires.
Leonardo Del Vecchio was born on May 22, 1935 in Milan, Italy. He was born by a mother, who could not afford his living and she neglected him,and talking about his biological father, he died when Leonardo was just five months old. He was raised as an orphan. Talking about his formal level of education and qualification, he is just a high school graduate, and dos not possess any formal degree.
He started his business career in spectacle industry only. He started selling eye glass in year 1960 from the age of merely 24 to 25, he founded Luxoticca, through his vision, his brand grew by leaps and bounds and he slowly started building his empire that would lead the world soon-in terms of luxury spectacle manufacturing.
Over the course of time, Luxottica acquired Sunglass Hut, Ray-Ban and Oakley and grew to make glasses for virtually every brand, including Bulgari and Chanel.
Leonardo Del Vecchio has created a name for himself in fashion industry not just in Italy, but around the Globe also.
Talking about Leonardo Del Vecchio’s love and marital life, He has been married thrice in his life. The name of his first wife remains unknown, but he has three children from her, a son and two daughters. Second time he tied the wedding knot with Nicoletta Zampillo, they together gave birth to a son. That association also didn’t last lifelong and the couple eventually got divorced. Leonardo Vecchio is currently married, and from his third marriage he has two sons, Luca and Clemente.
Leonardo Del Vecchio is resently in his birth city only, which is Milan, Italy.
As per information available on web sources, Leonardo Del Vecchio’s net worth is estimated to be $18.6 billion. He is the second richest man of Italy.