It is the location of a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery, where 3,327 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War are buried or commemorated. The majority of those now buried in the cemetery were airmen re-interred from German cemeteries after the war. The men of the other fighting services buried there mostly lost their lives during the battle of the Rhineland, or in the advance from the Rhine to the Elbe.
It is the home town of the supermodelClaudia Schiffer, who still sometimes resides in Xanten, a historic town located about 15 km (9.3 miles) away from Rheinberg.
It is the home town of Isebell Werth (born July 21, 1969 in Rheinberg)she is a German equestrian and world champion in dressage.
Rheinberg is also the site of a 110,000m2 Amazon.com fulfilment warehouse.