List of Germans by net worth

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The following Forbes list of German billionaires is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine in 2019.[1]


2019 German billionaires list top 30[edit]

World ranking Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Sources of wealth
23 Beate Heister (b. Albrecht) & Karl Albrecht Jr.  Germany 36.1 billion Aldi Süd
36 Dieter Schwarz  Germany 22.6 billion Schwarz Gruppe
46 Susanne Klatten  Germany 21.0 billion BMW, Altana, Nordex, SGL Carbon
60 Stefan Quandt  Germany 17.5 billion BMW
61 Theo Albrecht Jr.  Germany 17.4 billion Aldi Nord and Trader Joe's
91 Heinz Hermann Thiele  Germany 13.6 billion Knorr-Bremse
94 Hasso Plattner  Germany 13.5 billion SAP
96 Dietmar Hopp  Germany 13.4 billion SAP
96 Georg Schaeffler  Germany 13.4 billion Schaeffler Group
101 Klaus-Michael Kühne  Germany 12.9 billion Kuehne + Nagel
121 Reinhold Wuerth  Germany 11.2 billion Würth Group
122 Udo Tschira and Klaus Tschira  Germany 11.1 billion SAP
132 Alexander Otto  Germany 10.7 billion Otto Group
137 Walter Droege  Germany 10.2 billion Droege International Group
174 August von Finck, Jr.  Germany 8.4 billion Merck Finck & Co., Allianz, Hochtief, Löwenbräu, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
215 Michael Otto  Germany 6.9 billion Otto Group
224 Friedhelm Loh  Germany 6.8 billion Friedhelm Loh Group
252 Andreas von Bechtolsheim  Germany 6.4 billion Sun Microsystems, Arista Networks
334 Aloys Wobben  Germany 5.3 billion Enercon
343 Guenther Fielmann  Germany 5.1 billion Fielmann
343 Wolfgang Marguerre  Germany 5.1 billion Octapharma
343 Gabriella Meister  Germany 5.1 billion Rational AG
365 Bernard Broermann  Germany 4.9 billion Asklepios Kliniken
379 Ludwig Merckle  Germany 4.8 billion Phoenix Pharmahandel, Ratiopharm, HeidelbergCement, Kässbohrer [de]
394 Alexandra Schörghuber  Germany 4.7 billion Schörghuber Unternehmensgruppe
413 Martin Viessmann  Germany 4.6 billion Viessmann Group
424 Michael Herz  Germany 4.5 billion Tchibo, Beiersdorf
424 Wolfgang Herz  Germany 4.5 billion Tchibo, Beiersdorf
436 Andreas Strüngmann  Germany 4.4 billion Hexal
426 Thomas Strüngmann  Germany 4.4 billion Hexal

2015 German billionaires list top 40[edit]

World ranking Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Sources of wealth
21 Georg Schaeffler  Germany 26.9 billion Schaeffler Group
37 Beate Heister (b. Albrecht) & Karl Albrecht Jr.  Germany 21.3 billion Aldi Süd
46 Dieter Schwarz  Germany 19.4 billion Schwarz Gruppe
49 Theo Albrecht Jr.  Germany 19 billion Aldi Nord and Trader Joe's
50 Michael Otto  Germany 18.1 billion Otto Group
54 Susanne Klatten  Germany 16.8 billion BMW, Altana, Nordex, SGL Carbon
59 Stefan Quandt  Germany 15.6 billion BMW
77 Johanna Quandt  Germany 13.9 billion BMW
103 Klaus-Michael Kühne  Germany 11.9 billion Kuehne + Nagel
137 Hasso Plattner  Germany 9.1 billion SAP
153 Klaus Tschira  Germany 8.6 billion SAP
172 August von Finck, Jr.  Germany 7.7 billion Merck Finck & Co., Allianz, Hochtief, Löwenbräu, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
185 Dietmar Hopp  Germany 7.2 billion SAP
201 Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler  Germany 6.7 billion Schaeffler Group
201 Reinhold Wuerth  Germany 6.7 billion Würth Group
220 Heinz Hermann Thiele  Germany 6.4 billion Knorr-Bremse
230 Curt Engelhorn  Germany 6.2 billion Boehringer Mannheim
309 Karl-Heinz Kipp  Germany 5.0 billion Real
352 Heinrich Deichmann  Germany 4.6 billion Heinrich Deichmann-Schuhe
352 Ludwig Merckle  Germany 4.5 billion Phoenix Pharmahandel, Ratiopharm, HeidelbergCement, Kässbohrer [de]
360 Michael Herz  Germany 4.5 billion Tchibo, Beiersdorf
360 Wolfgang Herz  Germany 4.5 billion Tchibo, Beiersdorf
369 Guenther Fielmann  Germany 4.4 billion Fielmann
393 Aloys Wobben  Germany 4.2 billion Enercon
418 Wolfgang Reimann  Germany 4.0 billion JAB Holding Company, Reckitt Benckiser,
418 Matthias Reimann-Andersen  Germany 4.0 billion JAB Holding Company, Reckitt Benckiser,
418 Stefan Reimann-Andersen  Germany 4.0 billion JAB Holding Company, Reckitt Benckiser,
418 Renate Reimann-Haas  Germany 4.0 billion JAB Holding Company, Reckitt Benckiser,
418 Friede Springer  Germany 4.0 billion Axel Springer AG
435 Ralph Dommermuth  Germany 3.9 billion United Internet
435 Andreas von Bechtolsheim  Germany 3.9 billion Sun Microsystems, Arista Networks
462 Traudl Engelhorn  Germany 3.7 billion Boehringer Mannheim, Corange
462 Ursula Engelhorn  Germany 3.7 billion Boehringer Mannheim, Corange
462 Theo Müller  Germany 3.7 billion Müllermilch, Nordsee, Mueller Quaker Dairy
481 Elizabeth Mohn  Germany 3.6 billion Bertelsmann, Bertelsmann Foundation
497 Martin Viessmann  Germany 3.5 billion Viessmann Group
512 Christa Gelpke  Germany 3.4 billion Boehringer Mannheim, Corange
512 Erich Kellerhals  Germany 3.4 billion Media-Saturn-Holding
533 Heinz-Georg Baus  Germany 3.4 billion Bauhaus, Praktiker
534 Axel Oberwelland  Germany 3.3 billion August Storck, Werther's Original
535 Patrick von Faber-Castell & Caroline Gotzens (b. Faber-Castell)  Germany 3.0 billion Faber-Castell, Sal. Oppenheim Jr. & Cie., Infront Sports Media

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The List: 2015 ranking (1-10)". Retrieved 2015-07-31.