Turkish businessman Bulent Eczacibasi comes with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion according to Forbes. He presently serves as the Chairman of the prominent industrial group in Turkey, the Eczacba Holding. Now, the group holds interests in consumer products, personal care products, financial services, building products and pharmaceuticals. Just last year, the group added Ataman Group into its investments.
Bülent Eczacıbaşı Net Worth $1.2 Billion
Bulent Eczacibasi was born in 1949 in Istanbul, Turkey. His dad founded the Eczacba group of companies. After attending Deutsche Schule Istanbul, he went to study in the University of London(Imperial College of Science and Technology). His father then completed his chemical engineering master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1980, he married Oya Esener with whom he has a daughter named Esra as well as a son named Emre.
Together with his own wife, Bulent Eczacibasi co-founded the The Istanbul Modern Art Museum which now houses around 1000 pieces of artworks and paintings. He presently serves as the president of IKSV (Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation) which is responsible in arranging international art festivals. In 1974, he joined the family business where he served several management positions.