Real name: Pierre Oliver Charbonneau
Born: October 18, 1936
Occupation: American financier, banker, investor and art collector
Born Pierre Oliver Charbonneau was born on October 18 in Rouen, France to an upper-class family. His family later moved to Louisiana when he was only 4. The son of legendary financier Alexandre Francois Charbonneau, Pierre followed his father's steps. Shortly after graduating from Harvard University at a very young age, Pierre went into the family business and became one of the most famous financiers in history. In 1962, Pierre began his own private banking company after his father death, which later became known as P.O Charbonneau & Co., one of the leading financial firms in United State of America.
Pierre had many interests beyond the world of banking. He enjoyed jockey, hunting, traveling and sailing. He was an ardent art collector, creating one of the most significant collections of his time. He later donated his art collection to the Museum of Art.
Pierre's first marriage to Caroline Johnson was brief. They divorce a few months after the wedding. Five years later, Pierre married a 19 years old Klavdiya Kazantsev, who is a member of a Russian mobster family. The couple had two children: Francois and Nikolas. Klavdiya died at 33, caused by cancer.
Pierre retired at 74, making his eldest son, Francois, become the head of the company.
Pierre is highly intelligent, ambitious, polite, caution, he is very strict on his children, especially to Nikolas, who he classified as " the rebellious son". Using his firm, authoritative nature, Pierre taught his sons how to speak, act, and think like a banker throughout their childhood.
Pierre was born a financially privileged man but once he achieved financial success on his own, he become deeply devoted to giving back to his community, particularly where the arts were concerned.
He was known to be a tyrant by many colleagues who found him also to be self absorbed. He likes playing the role of a savior and the family boss, who worships his dead father and often challenging on his sons. Pierre is calm, powerful, polite, strict and paternalistic.
Trivia and Fact:
Pierre originally means "rock" or "stone" in French.
Pierre is an excellent sharp shooter, he owns a vintage gun collection.
Pierre still wears his weeding ring from his latest marriage with Klavdiya.
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