Lawrence Stroll | Net Worth $ 2 billion | Owner of the Yacht FAITH

Name:Lawrence Stroll
Net Worth:$ 2.6 billion
Source of Wealth:Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Racing Point F1
Born:July 1959
Country:Canada
Wife:Claire-Anne Stroll
Children:Lance Stroll, Chloe Stroll
Residence:Montreal, Canada
Private Jet:Bombardier Global 6000 (N711LS)
YachtFAITH

Who is Lawrence Stroll?

He is a successful fashion entrepreneur. Stroll is the man behind the success of Tommy Hilfiger. He was born in July 1959 in Montreal. He is married to Claire-Anne Stroll, they have 2 children. He is F1 race driver Lance Stroll’s dad.

Source of Wealth

His father owned a children’s clothing business, which owned the licensing rights of Pierre Carding and Polo Ralph Lauren in Canada.  Lawrence started working at his father’s company at the age of 15. Lawrence started a business selling the Ralph Lauren brand in Europe.  

Later he became a partner with Tommy Hilfiger. Together with the Hong Kong-based Silas Chou, he founded Sportswear Holdings Ltd.

Through Sportswear Holdings he acquired in 1989 the then relatively unknown Tommy Hilfiger brand. He built that into a worldwide brand with more than US$ 2 billion in sales.

In 1992 Hilfiger went public. And in 2006 the Hilfiger Corporation was acquired by Apax Partners for USD 1.6 billion.

View the interesting interview with Stroll, where he explains the start of his business career. (A bit further down this page).

Michael Kors

In 2003 Sportswear Holdings acquired a 52 % stake in Michael Kors Holdings. For a reported US$ 85 million. When Kors went public in 2011 their share was valued at  US$ 1.9 billion.

Ferrari Collection

Stroll is a Ferrari collector. He owns more than 25 vintage cars including a Ferrari 250 GTO. In 2013 he paid a record US$ 27.5 million for a rare 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB N.A.R.T. Spider.  

Other cars in his collections are:

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spyder (1957); 512 M Sunoco; 512 BB LM; 288 GTO ; 412 P; 250 GTO; F40 GTE; F50 ; Enzo;  Enzo FXX; LaFerrari FXXK; 360 GT; 360 Challenge; F430 Challenge; 330 P4; 333 SP; 275 GTB; FXX; McLaren M8D; McLaren M22; Porsche 959; Ford GT40; McLaren F1 and finally a McLaren GTR.

In September 2014 there were reports that Mr. Stroll was about to acquire the Sauber F1 team. Stroll also owns the Formula One race circuit Circuit Mont-Tremblant in Canada’s Laurentian Mountains.

SuperYacht Faith (project Vertigo)

SuperYachtFan was informed that Mr. Stroll is the owner of Feadship’s yacht Faith (Hull 1006). Chahan Minassian of Chahan Interior Design is responsible for the interior of Faith.

Chahan Minassian is Mr. Stroll’s personal designer. He also designed the interior of a London apartment owned by Stroll.

Faith is 97 meters (or 317 ft) and able to accommodate 18 guests and a crew of 34.

Her features include a below deck heli hangar. And a spa area with a massage room, and steam room. She also has a large 9m x 4m swimming pool, with a glass bottom pool. Faith has a value of more than US$ 200 million.

Stroll Net Worth

Forbes estimated his net worth at US$ 2.6 billion.

Lawrence and Lance Stroll

Lawrence and Lance Stroll


Lawrence and Lance Stroll


Claire Anne Stroll

Lance Stroll’ Dad

His son Lance Stroll is a professional race driver. In 2017 Lance Stroll joined the Williams Grand Prix team,. As a F1 driver together with Felipe Massa.

Lance Stroll began his driving career on his fathers private circuit in Mont Tremblant. He has won many prices in the Italian Formula 4 series. And in the Formula 3 Championship.

Lance Stroll net worth is probably less than US$ 100 million. (Ignoring his father’s wealth).

How Much did Stroll spent on Lance’s Racing Career?

He is rumored to have spent more than US$ 80 million to help his son. Lance Stroll told Germany’s Auto Bild.: “Motorsport is a sport where money is important. Of course so I’m very happy that my father helps me”.

In the (rainy) qualification of the FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO HEINEKEN D’ITALIA 2017 in Monza, Italy. Lance Stroll showed that he is actually a very talented driver.

He became the youngest driver to start a Formula One race from the front row.

Racing Point F1 Team

In August 2018 Stroll bought the F1 team Force India. Which had been in financial troubles for a while. He paid GBP 90 million, or US$ 120 million.

With the purchase Force India’s creditors were be paid in full. All 405 jobs at the team were saved. And ongoing funding were guaranteed. In the 2019 season Lance Stroll became a driver at the team. Which is now named Racing Point.

Aston Martin Formula 1 Team

In January 2020 it was announced that Stroll would invest US$ 239 million in the struggling car brand Aston Martin. Stroll will pay $238 million for 16.7 % of Aston Martin at a price of £4 per share. The Canadian billionaire’s stake could rise to 20% if the rescue plan is successful. The deal means that Stroll’s Formula 1 team Racing Point will be rebranded as Aston Martin Formula 1 from 2021. Stroll is now Executive Chairman at Aston Martin.

Claire-Anne Stroll

Stroll’s wife and Lance’ mother is Claire Anne Stroll. She is a fashion designer and owner of the fashion brand Callens. She was born in Brussels, Belgium in the 1960s.

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Scroll down for interior photos, and footage of his house and private jet!

Stroll Residence