Beate Heister

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Beate Heister
Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr Portrait Painting Collage By Danor Shtruzman.jpg
Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr
Born Beate Albrecht
(1951-10-05) 5 October 1951 (age 66)
Nationality German
Net worth US$31.1 billion (October 2017)[1]
Spouse(s) Peter Heister
Children 6
Parent(s) Karl Albrecht
Relatives Karl Albrecht Jr. (brother)

Beate Heister (born 5 October 1951) is a German billionaire, and the daughter of Karl Albrecht, who founded the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo.

Together with her brother Karl Albrecht Jr., she has a net worth of US$31.1 billion, as of October 2017.[1]

She is married to Peter Heister, and they have six children.[1]

She, her husband Peter, and their son Peter Max Heister, all sit on Aldi's advisory board.[1] She is "notoriously reclusive".[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr". Forbes. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Eleanor Steafel (18 January 2016). "Just who are the nine richest women in the world?". Retrieved 1 May 2017.