Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli Net Worth

How much is Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli Worth?

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Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli net worth:
$12.1 Billion

Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli Net Worth: Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli are a European couple who has a net worth of $12.1 billion. Ernesto Bertarelli is an Italian-native Swiss businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, whereas his British wife, Kirsty Bertarelli (née Roper) is a song writer, singer and former Miss UK. However, the main contributor to their mutual net worth is Ernesto who inherited biotech giant Serono, maker of the billion-dollar multiple sclerosis drug Rebig. Actually, he and his sister Dona both were heirs to the company after their father's death in 1998. The siblings expanded the company to $2.4 billion in revenues before selling it to Merck in 2007 for $9 billion. A passive beneficiary from the deal was their mother, Maria Iris. Now, Ernesto and Dona co-chair the Bertarelli Foundation that is mainly focused on marine conservation and life sciences research. A yacht enthusiast, he owns a $100 million super yacht called Vava II, and he has a yacht racing team, Team Alinghi, which races in the Extreme Sailing Series. Having American billionaire Larry Ellison as a rival, Bertarelli had won the competition twice, in 2003 and 2007. His wife Kirsty, whom he married in 2000, is actively involved in the yachting operation. Also a songwriter and singer, Kirsty released her first single, "Send Out A Message (To The World)" in April 2013.

Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli Net Worth

Ernesto Bertarelli

Businessperson
Date of Birth
Sep 22, 1965 (51 years old)
Profession
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Athlete
Nationality
Switzerland
Ethnicity
Italian people
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