- Category : Business-Entrepreneur
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/5 - Hermit / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 3
French businessman, chairmain of the casin Lucien Barrière. His wealth was estimated at 700 mill. Euro in 2009.
On 7 April 1984, he married Diane Barrière, the heiress of the casino group of the same name. They had two children. His wife had an airplane accident in 1995, which left her tetraplegic. She died on 18 May 2001 from a malfunctioning of the respiratory devices she depended on.
According to news reports, he is the father of the child born to French minster of justice, Rachida Dati, in 2009. Desseigne was a close associate of president Nicholas Sarkozy, Dati's boss. Desseigne confirmed that he had a love affair with Dati in 2008, but that he is forbidden by the court to talk about being the father of Dati's child.