List of Danes by net worth

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This is a list of Danish US dollar billionaires based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine in 2018,[1] 2017[2] and 2015.[3]

2018 Danish billionaires list[edit]

The list, as of 2018.[1]

World Rank Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Source of wealth
207 Anders Holch Povlsen  Denmark 7.4 billion Bestseller, Zalando, Asos
351 Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen[a]  Denmark 5.4 billion Lego
351 Sofie Kirk Kristiansen  Denmark 5.4 billion Lego
351 Thomas Kirk Kristiansen  Denmark 5.4 billion Lego
351 Agnete Kirk Thinggaard  Denmark 5.4 billion Lego
441 Niels Peter Louis-Hansen  Denmark 4.7 billion Coloplast
514 Lars Larsen  Denmark 4.2 billion Jysk
924 Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak  Denmark 2.6 billion Ecco
1157 Martin Møller Nielsen  Denmark 2.1 billion Nordic Aviation Capital (aircraft leasing)
1999 Bent Jensen  Denmark 1.1 billion Linak

2017 Danish billionaires list[edit]

Forbes Magazine billionaires list, on December 31, 2017.[2]

World Rank Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Source of wealth
35 Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen  Denmark 21.1 billion Lego
474 Niels Peter Louis-Hansen  Denmark 3.8 billion Coloplast
544 Lars Larsen  Denmark 3.5 billion JYSK
867 Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak  Denmark 2.4 billion ECCO
1376 Martin Møller Nielsen  Denmark 1.1 billion Nordic Aviation Capital (aircraft leasing)

2015 Danes billionaires list[edit]

Published by Forbes magazine in March 2015.[3]
Global ranking Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Sources of wealth
129 Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen  Denmark 9.7 billion Lego
271 Anders Holch Povlsen  Denmark 5.5 billion Bestseller, Zalando, Asos
435 Lars Larsen  Denmark 3.9 billion JYSK
435 Niels Peter Louis-Hansen  Denmark 3.9 billion Coloplast, Ambu
690 Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak  Denmark 2.7 billion ECCO

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Compared to lists from 2017 and earlier, his fortune was split into four equal parts: one for himself and one for each of his children, Sofie Kirk Kristiansen, Thomas Kirk Kristiansen and Agnete Kirk Thinggaard


  1. ^ a b The World's Billionaires. Last looked at on September 12th, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Forbes billionaire list as of December 31st, 2017. Archived from the Wayback Machine. Retrieved September 12th, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "The World's Billionaires". Forbes. March 2015. Retrieved August 1, 2015.