Hedge Fund Ex Wife Billionaire Dater Elle Macpherson

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Hedge Fund Ex Wife Billionaire Dater Elle Macpherson

Supermodel Elle Macpherson is among the hedge fund ex wives that only billionaires.

ELLELike Jim Chanos ex Julie Hayek she is a serial billionaire dater- it sure beats hedge fund titan Steve Cohen’s ex wife who instead of moving on and picking up another billionaire keeps suing his ex.

whitney-port-and-elle-macpherson2012-06-19_08-14-22check-out-the-ivy-416x800Now if you don’t think Elle has thing for billionaires, lets check out her portfolio.

Since her early 20s she has dated or wed a string of billionaires, ­entrepreneurs and financiers but never found lasting happiness.

She had a brief romance with singer Billy Joel in 1981, dated film star Kevin Costner in 1996 and was linked to actor Colin Farrell, Canadian rocker Bryan Adams and war ­photographer Scott Douglas.

But five serious ­relationships have been with men whose wealth and business empires surpass even her own.

Her first husband, French photo­grapher Gilles Bensimon, was the creative director of Elle magazine and 20 years her senior.

She dated Green Shields stamp heir Tim Jefferies then financier Arpad “Arki” Busson, with whom she has two sons – Arpad Flynn, 14, and Aurelius, 10.

After a relationship with British banker Roger Jenkins she met hotel owner and property king Soffer.

The pair split last March after two years. But in November Elle helped him recover from a near-fatal helicopter crash – and now her love life is flying again.

Elle’s portfolio

Ex: Elle Macpherson with Arpad Busson

Gilles Bensimon – worth $ 25.9m

French fashion ­photographer Gilles was in a top job at Elle ­magazine when he met the supermodel on a photo shoot in 1984.

Despite a 20-year age gap – she was 21 and he was 41 – they married in May 1986 and divorced three years later.

He built his fortune working for commercial clients including US store Saks Fifth Avenue and was recently the photographer on reality TV series America’s Next Top Model.


elle-macpherson-and-john-varvatos2012-03-14_05-03-58head-into-nbc-516x800Tim Jefferies – worth $ 15m

Elle dated millionaire Tim Jefferies, heir to the Green Shield Stamps brand, from 1993 to 1996.

Their relationship apparently broke down because of the pressures of her jet-set career, leaving Tim, now 50, heartbroken.

But the pair remain close friends and Jefferies, who was once married to Koo Stark and also dated fellow supermodel Claudia Schiffer, invited Elle to his 2008 wedding to model Malin Johansson.

Arpad Busson – worth $ 1.5bn

French-born Arpad Busson, 50, began working in finance in the late 80s and later became a marketing ­representative for an investment firm.

In 2001 he launched his own group managing hedge funds.

He and Elle were together until 2005 and have two young sons together, Flynn, 15, and Cy, 10.

After splitting from Elle he went on to have a baby with actress Uma Thurman.

Roger Jenkins – worth $ 460m

Elle dated financier Roger Jenkins for seven months in 2012.

Nicknamed “Roger the Dodger” because of the complex tax ­arrangements he’s built his reputation on, the 57-year-old Brit was credited with saving Barclays at the height of the credit crunch by securing billions from the Qatari royals.

In 2009 he was also the highest-earning ­individual for a public company on a salary of £20million.

Jeffrey Soffer – worth $ 7.6bn

The son of a Florida real estate mogul, Jeffrey Soffer, 43, has ­developed a huge ­property empire including office and retail space, condos and a Miami hotel.

He and Elle began dating last year but split up, only to be reunited when he narrowly survived a helicopter crash in the Bahamas that killed his friend.




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