Maria Franca Fissolo

Meet the Nutella matriarch.

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With a $22 billion fortune, the Nutella matriarch is the richest person in Italy

Maria Franca Fissolo is the richest person in Italy with a net worth of $22.1 billion, surpassing eyewear tycoon Leonardo Del Vecchio and drugstore behemoth Stefano Pessina, according to Forbes’ 2016 ranking of the richest people on the planet. Little is known about the personal life of Fissolo, the fourth-richest woman on the planet and the widow of Michele Ferrero, the Italian chocolate manufacturer whose empire includes household brands Ferrero Rocher, Nutella, Kinder, and Tic Tac.

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