Kyril Louis-Dreyfus is a businessman who is from France. He is from the French family Louis-Dreyfus. Louis-Dreyfus has been the Chairman of the English Championship football club Sunderland since February 2021.
In June 2022, he went from being Chairman and having a minority stake in the company to being Chairman and having a majority stake.
He was born in Zürich, Switzerland, on December 18, 1997. Robert and Margarita Louis-Dreyfus gave birth to him.
In 2017, Louis-Dreyfus started studying sports and business management at Leeds Beckett University for one year. For his second year, he moved to the Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy (RIASA). He later quit because he got hurt.
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How Much Money Does Kyril Louis-Dreyfus Have?
It is well known that the Louis-Dreyfus family has a lot of money.
In August of this year, Forbes said that his mother, Margarita, was worth about $5.6 billion. This gives the family a lot of money to spend.
Some news stories say that Kyril has a trust fund with more than $2 billion in it.
Stewart Donald, the previous owner of the English League One football team Sunderland A.F.C., sold him a “controlling” stake in the team in 2021.
He became the youngest chairman in English football when he bought the team. On February 15, 2022, it was found out that Louis-Dreyfus wasn’t a majority shareholder of Sunderland because he only owned 41% of the club.
The other 59% of shares were owned by former owner Donald, directors Charlie Methven and Juan Sartori, and the rest of the shares were held by other people.
In June 2022, Louis-Dreyfus raised his stake in Sunderland Association Football Club from 41% to 51%, making him the majority and controlling shareholder.
He did this by buying out Charlie Methvens’s 5% stake and cutting Stewart Donalds’s stake from 34% to 19%. Juan Sartori bought the rest of Stewart’s shares and went from owning 20% to owning 30%.
Louis-Dreyfus also owns 5% of the French soccer team Olympique de Marseille and has shares in the esports company Ovation.