MARTIN BOUYGUES – Net Worth $2 Billion – Owner of the Yacht Baton Rouge

Name:Martin Bouygues
Net Worth:$2 billion
Source of Wealth:Bouygues Group
Born:May 3, 1952
Country:France
Spouse:Melissa Bouygues
Children:Charlotte Bouygues, William Bouygues, Édouard Bouygues
Residence:Val de Loire, France
Private Jet:Bombardier Global 5000 (F-HFBY)
Yacht:Baton Rouge

Who is Martin Bouygues?

Together with his brother Olivier he controls 19% of Bouygues Group. The Group is a diversified industrial conglomerate. It was founded by their father in 1952. Martin was born in May 1952. He is married to Melissa. They have 3 children: Charlotte, William, and Édouard Bouygues.

Martin is chairman and chief executive, his brother Olivier Bouygues is deputy chief executive.

Bouygues Group

The company derives 40% of its USD 40 billion in sales outside of France. It has interests in telecom, media, construction.

Well-known projects have included the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. And the University of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

The company was also involved in the English Channel Tunnel. And the Kwun Tong viaduct in Hong Kong. It built motorways in Hungary and the Sydney CityRail airport link.

Bouygyes Telecom

Bouygues Telecom is a large French mobile phone provider.

In 2012 Bouygues Telecom charged Solenne San Jose EUR 11.721.000 billion (!) for mobile phone usage. At first Bouygues Telecom offered payments in installments before admitting the bill was wrong.

Martin Bouygues Net Worth

His net worth is estimated by Forbes at US$ 2 billion. Martin is a close confidant of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and godfather of his son.  The net worth of Olivier is also US$ 2 billion.

Yacht Baton Rouge Owner

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Martin Bouygues House

Martin Bouygues Yacht

He is the owner of the yacht Baton Rouge. His wife Melissa Bouygues was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Which may explain the yacht’s name.