- Jocelyn Wildenstein is a New York socialite best known for her 1999 high-profile divorce from billionaire art dealer and businessman Alec Wildenstein. She is also famous for her extensive cosmetic surgery, resulting in her catlike appearance.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Originally from Lausanne, Switzerland, Jocelyn Wildenstein was born on 7 September 1945 under the star sign Virgo. The 75-year-old socialite is American by nationality and belongs to the Swiss ethnicity. She has had extensive cosmetic surgeries on her face, which gave her a catlike appearance. Her nicknames are “Catwoman,” “The Lion Queen,” and “The Bride of Wildenstein.”
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Jocelyn is known for her extravagant lifestyle. She became a billionaire, all thanks to her failed marriage with her billionaire husband, Alec Wildenstein. In 1999, she received $2.5 billion in her divorce settlement and $100 million each year for the following 13 years.
Following her divorce, Jocelyn also sold the marital home in New York to real estate developer Janna Bullock for $13 million. Though she became a billionaire after the divorce, she spent millions of dollars maintaining a luxurious lifestyle. She once calculated her yearly food and wine costs at $547,000 and telephone bill at $60,000.
In 2018, Jocelyn went bankrupt. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her current net worth is estimated at $10 million only.
Married, Husband, and Children
When Jocelyn was 17, she began dating Swiss Cyril Piguet. Later, she started living in Paris with Italian French filmmaker Sergio Gobbi. Then, during a shooting weekend at the Wildenstein African ranch “Ol Jogi,” Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi introduced her to Alec N. Wildenstein in 1977.
After dating for a year, Jocelyn married Alec when they were both in their 30s. They welcomed two children together – Diane and alec Wildenstein Jr. Their marriage fell apart when Jocelyn walked in on her husband and a 21-year-old Russian model in her bedroom at the Wildenstein New York home. Their divorce was finalized in 1999.
In 2003, Jocelyn began dating fashion designer Lloyd Klein. The couple got engaged in 2017 when Klien presented Jocelyn with a 32-carat diamond ring. They are believed to be living together in Miami.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Jocelyn was born into a lower-middle-class family. Her father was employed at a sports goods store. Her mother later had Alzheimer’s disease and was supported by her then father-in-law, Daniel Wildenstein. It’s unclear whether she is the single child of her parents or she has siblings.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
The New York socialite has a decent height of 5 feet 4 inches. She has a well-maintained body that weighs around 65kg. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.