Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde
Celebrated Name: Christine Lagarde
Real Name/Full Name: Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde
Gender: Female
Age: 64 years old
Birth Date: 1 January 1956
Birth Place: Paris, France
Nationality: French
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 62 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No/Yes (name)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): Yes, Xavier Giocanti
Is Christine Lagarde Lesbian? No
Profession: Politician and Lawyer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2020: $8 million
Last Updated: August 2020

When discussing the greatest politicians in the World, the name Christine Lagarde is likely to pop up. She is a French lawyer. She is the current President of the European Central Bank after assuming the office in November 2019. Before that, precisely from July 2011 to November 2019, Lagarde was the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Maybe you know about Christine Lagarde very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Christine Lagarde’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Christine Lagarde, born as Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde, was born on 1 January 1956. Her parents are Robert Lallouette and Nicole. Her father was a professor of English while her mother was a literature teacher who taught French, Greek, and Latin. She was born together with her three brothers, and she is the last born. They grew up in Le Havre.

Courtesy of the American Field Service, Christine Lagarde, got a scholarship to study at the Holton-Arms School located in Bethesda, Maryland. She is a graduate of Paris West University Nanterre La Défense. She graduated with a master’s degree in labor law, English, and social law. She is also a holder of a master’s degree from the Institut d’études politiques, Aix-en-Provence. Consequently, she has presided over the board of directors of Aix School since 2010.

Personal Life

Christine Lagarde is a divorcee. She is also a mother of two sons, namely Pierre Henri Lagarde and Thomas Lagarde. The two were born in 1986 and 1966, respectively. She has a partner by the name Xavier Giocanti. He is an entrepreneur hailing from Marseille, and they have been together since 2006. Large I a vegetarian and hardly consume any alcohol. She is a fan of swimming, cycling, and visiting the gym whenever she gets a chance.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1 January 1956, Christine Lagarde is 64 years old as of today’s date 5th August 2020. Her height is 1.8 m tall, and her weight is 62 kg.

Career

In 1981, Christine Lagarde became a member of the international law firm based in Chicago called Baker & McKenzie. Her major focus was on labor and antitrust cases. Six years down the line, she became not only a partner but also its head in Western Europe. Later on, in 1995, she became a member of the executive committee. Four years later, she because the chairperson of the company, making her the first female to hold such a seat in the firm.

She has also served as a minister in the Government of France. Some of the posts that she has held include Minister for Commerce, Minister of Agriculture and Fishing as well as the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry.

In 2011, she took over the position of managing director of the International Monetary Fund. After that, she became the President of the European Central Bank. As of now, she still holds the position.

Awards & Achievements

In 2014 and 2019, Christine Lagarde was the 5th and 1st Most Powerful Woman in the World, respectively, according to Forbes magazine. 2017 she was number in the List of 100 Most Influential People in Multinational Organisations courtesy of a UK-based company called Richtopia. In 2019, she received the CARE Humanitarian Award from CARE and Distinguished International Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council.

She has also received national honors among them Chevalier on 13th  July 2000, promoted Officer of Order of Légion d’honneur on 6 April 2012 as well as Commander, Order of Mérite Agricole. She has also received an honorary doctorate from KU Leuven (Belgium) and Université de Montréal.

Net Worth & Salary of Christine Lagarde in 2020

Christine Lagarde Net Worth
Christine Lagarde Net Worth

The net worth of Christine Lagarde is estimated to be about $8 million as of August 2020. She has amassed wealth through her career as a lawyer. She has also been a partner, member of the executive committee as well as the chairperson of an international law firm. As a politician, Lagarde has also held many positions. With all those responsibilities come to paychecks. They have contributed toward her current net worth, no doubt.

Christine Lagarde is indeed an inspiration to many people, especially women. As far as the G8 economy is concerned, she is the first and only woman who has ever served as the Minister of finance. She is also the first woman to head not only IMF but also ECB. IN 2009, THE Financial Times named her as the best finance minister in Eurozone.

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