Françoise Bettencourt Meyers was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France on July 10, 1953.

In 1984, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers married Jean-Pierre Meyers, the grandson of a rabbi murdered at Auschwitz, and they decided to raise their children as Jewish.

In 2008, Bettencourt-Meyers filed a criminal complaint against Francois-Marie Banier, accusing him of taking advantage of her mother’s difficult mental state to deceive an elderly heiress of more than $ 1 billion.

In December 2010, Bettencourt Meyers announced that she had settled out of court with both her mother and Banier.

In 2011, Bettencourt-Meyers owned a classic-style villa in the suburbs of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, alone in Brittany coast and a secluded island in the Seychelles.

Françoise's mother died in September 2017.

October 2019, Bettencourt Meyers is the richest woman in the world, with an estimated fortune of $53.0 billion, according to Forbes.