Known to be a descendant of Ferdinand de Lesseps, Count Alexandre de Lesseps has an estimated net worth of $50 million in 2012. Ferdinand de Lesseps is the renowned architect who developed the Suez Canal. One of the architect’s famous projects is to create a sea level Panama Canal. However, the project did not pursue as it was affected by Malaria and Yellow Fever.
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|Full Name|| Count Alexandre de Lesseps|
|Nickname||Alexandre de Lesseps|
|Date of Birth||May 20, 1949|
|Ex Spouse||LuAnn de Lesseps|
|Children||Victoria de Lesseps, Noel de Lesseps|
|Profession||Entrepreneur, and Pioneer of Micro Financing|
|Net Worth|| $50 Million|
|Assets/Properties||Les Laboratoires de I’Atlantique , The Myanmar Children Association MCA|
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- De Lesseps’s film career started while he served in the military of France, where he was enrolled in the film department. He went on to become a producer of TV films with TelFrance in Paris, Inter Tel in Munich and Telvetia in Switzerland. He became the CEO of Intertel USA Inc and Tanit Productions, in Los Angeles, in 1984. Alexandre de Lesseps founded the company Les Laboratoires de I’Atlantique in 1986, which is a French personal care manufacturer. In the 80s de Lesseps became the manager of a private equity fund in Asia, due to his increased interest in the emerging market.
- In 1988 he founded The Myanmar Children Association MCA with his partner Mark Tippetts
- In 1860. Over 50 boys reside at the Orphanage, and attend the high school in Main Thauk.
- In 2002 MCA held the grand opening of its second orphanage where 60 girls now live. MCA fully supports the advanced education of ten of these girls on an ongoing basis at Taunggyi University. In addition MCA has sponsored another orphanage on Lake Inle in the nearby village of Mee Thwe Pote, and also funds all the overheads of the Day-Care Center in the village of Main Thauk.
Net Worth $50 Million
Source of Wealth: Politics
In addition to being the relative of a famous architect, Count Alexandre de Lesseps is also best recognized as the former husband of LuAnn de Lesseps who stars on The Real Housewives of New York City. Together, the couple has two children named Noel and Victoria. LuAnn and Alexandre de Lesseps divorced in 2009. Aside from being a reality TV star, LuAnn de Lesseps is also a former fashion model and recording artist. She was the fourth wife of Alexandre de Lesseps.