Jacob Wiese

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Jacob Wiese
Jacob Daniel Wiese

January 1981 (age 38)
ResidenceBantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Alma materStellenbosch University
Bocconi University
University of Cape Town
Spouse(s)Jackie Hawtrey
Parent(s)Christo Wiese

Jacob Daniel Wiese (born January 1981) is a South African businessman, and the son of former billionaire Christo Wiese.

Early life[edit]

Jacob Wiese Was born in January 1981,[1] the eldest of three children of Christo Wiese and his wife Caro.[2]

He received a bachelor's degree in Value & Policy Studies from the Stellenbosch University, a master's in International Economics & Management from the Bocconi University, Italy in 2004, and bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Cape Town in 2008.[3]


Wiese is an alternate and/or non-executive director of New Look, Shoprite Holdings, Pepkor Holdings, Invicta Holdings, Tradehold, Premier Foods and Fairvest Property Holdings Ltd.[3]

He is seen as the likely heir of his father's business interests.[4]

Personal life[edit]

In 2011, he married Jackie Hawtrey, a lawyer who works as a buyer for a fashion company, and the youngest child of Melville and Dawn Hawtrey of Cape Town.[2] They live in Bantry Bay, Cape Town.[5]


  1. ^ "Jacob Daniel WIESE - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Jacob Wiese throws wedding of the year". channel24.co.za. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Leadership Team - New Look". www.newlookgroup.com. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  4. ^ "South African magnate with thirst for the UK high street". telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Shanna Jones · TY AND JACOB, PRIVATE HOME, BANTRY BAY, CAPE TOWN". www.shannajones.com. Retrieved 4 September 2017.