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Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ father is Gérard Louis-Dreyfus, who was president and CEO of the Louis Dreyfus Group until 2006.
Gérard Louis-Dreyfus’ great-grandfather, Leopold Louis-Dreyfus, founded the Louis Dreyfus Group in 1851.
The whole company.
For $203 million.
According to Wikipedia, The Louis Dreyfus Group is “a diversified French private company that is involved in agriculture and energy commodities (global processing, trading and merchandising). It owns and manages ocean vessels, develops and operates telecommunications infrastructures and is involved in real estate (development, management and ownership). Louis Dreyfus companies are present in more than 53 countries, with 72 offices. Major offices are located in Geneva, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Paris, São Paulo, New York and Connecticut. Aggregate average annual gross sales in recent years have exceeded ~$120 billion. The company employs 35,000.”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Star of a current HBO series and a former major sitcom by day, heir to a $120 billion family owned company since 1851 by night.
Oh, and now proxy owner of Imperial Sugar.