Elena Ford Net Worth

January 26, 2023
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Elena Anne Ford Niarchos was born on the 25th May 1966 in New York City, USA, and is the director of Global Marketing for the multinational automaker Ford Motor Company. She is a beneficiary of the multi-billionaire Greek shipping magnate Stavros Spyros Niarchos and the above mentioned automaker Ford Motor Company, which was founded by her great-great-grandfather Henry Ford. Elena is the first woman in their family appointed to a significant position in the aforementioned company.

How much is the net worth of Elena Ford? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $125 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Her business career plus anticipated inheritance form the Ford Motor Company and Stavros Niarchos are the major sources of Ford’s net worth.


Elena Ford Net Worth $125 Million


To begin with, Elena is the daughter of multi-billionaire Stavros Niarchos and Charlotte Ford (the daughter of Henry Ford II, the long time president of Ford Motor Company). This was the second marriage for Charlotte, as before this she was married to financier and founding partner of Forstmann-Leff & Associates, J. Anthony Forstmann. However, the second marriage was not successful, so Charlotte married for the third time, to wealthy businessman Edward Downe Jr. Elena graduated from New York University with a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Business.

Concerning her professional career, Elena became the head of the Dealer and Consumer Experience group in the spring of 2012. Her responsibilities among others included dealership interaction, planning, training and working with customers around the world. In the spring of 2013, Elena Ford was promoted to the vice-presidency of the multinational automaker Ford Motor Company, so becoming one of 38 officers running the company. As of the latest information given by authorities of Ford Motor Company, Elena Ford serves as the director of global marketing – currently her responsibilities include product management, marketing and sales around the world. To summarise, all the above mentioned positions have increased the total size of Elena Ford’s net worth.

Regarding legal issues, Elena Ford pleaded guilty for DUI – this way placing her child in danger, as he was in the vehicle – in Detroit, Michigan in 2011. Ford was sentenced to probation for two years.

Finally, in the personal life of Ford, she married the owner of estate maintenance service Stanley Jozef Olender in 1991; they had one child before in 1996 announcing their divorce. The same year, Elena married the plumber, mechanic and inventor Joseph Daniel Rippolone, and they had five children together, before they divorced in 2006. Currently Elena Ford is single, and resides in Birmingham, Michigan.

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