Death of Olivia Valère, a true icon of Marbella's nightlife

Death of Olivia Valère, a true icon of Marbella’s nightlife


He was one of the most important figures in the worldly evenings of Marbella and Paris. The famous French businesswoman Olivia Valère passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2022 in Paris at the age of 75 as a result of a stomach cancer he was diagnosed with a year ago, when his health had deteriorated severely in recent weeks.

She spent her last days in her Parisian home with her family, including her three children, Arnaud, Karen and Xavier. The first two were the result of her relationship with her first husband, whom she married at the age of 18. As for his youngest son, who works as a golf coach, he was born from his union with the prestigious lawyer Phillippe Valère.

Marbella, his heart town

Olivia Valère will be buried in the coming days in the town of Marbella, as she had requested, where she has lived for much of the last 40 years in a beautiful Andalusian-style house in the Guadalmina area. Her love for this charming city had begun in the 1980’s, when she went there with her friend, the singer Kimera. She was immediately seduced by the atmosphere, the climate and the inhabitants of the city, then decided to abandon her nightclub based in Paris opened in 1981 to open a new one in the Spanish commune.

This is how the legendary Olivia Valère nightclub was bornwhich opened in 1984 and where many famous faces from the world of film, music and culture have passed, such as Sean ConneryJaime de Mora, Shirley Bassey or Alfonso de Hohenlohe. The latter, in particular, had a very close relationship with the businesswoman, and who was one of the key people in her rise as a businesswoman. Queen of the nightlife in Marbella. “He was the one who brought the greats of cinema to Marbella, like Elizabeth Taylor and George Hamilton, or rich Arab businessmen like Adnan Khashoggi, who organized sumptuous parties and dinners.she had recalled in an interview.

One thing is for sure, his name will forever be associated with Marbella’s nightlife, which may not be all about him, but almost!

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