Marc Lasry immigrated from Marrakech to the US as a child and went on to make billions.
Rabat – Marc Lasry, an American billionaire of Moroccan origin, is planning a lavish celebration in his birth city of Marrakech this weekend for his 60th birthday.
The guest list includes some of the world’s most powerful people, including former US President Bill Clinton and his wife Hilary Clinton, who ran for President in 2016. The powerful couple also attended Lasry’s wedding in 2017, among a host of other stars.
Lasry will host the bash at Marrakech’s most luxurious hotel, La Mamounia. ore than 300 respected figures in finance and politics from across the world are expected to attend.
According to Moroccan outlet Le Esco, Marrakech’s security officials organized a meeting to decide how to best prepare for the event.
Marc Lasry was born in Marrakech on September 30, 1959. At the age of 7, his family immigrated to the US where Lasry later rose to success.
Lasry made his fortune as a pension and hedge fund manager. He is also the CEO of Avenue Capital Group and co-owner of Michigan NBA team the Milwaukee Bucks.