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Wealthiest People in Germany (July 28, 2022)

As of July 28, 2022, Klaus-Michael Kuehne was the wealthiest man in Germany, with an estimated net worth of 35.6 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht (No. 2, $34.9 billion), Dieter Schwarz (No. 3, $30.2 billion); and Susanne Klatten (No. 4, $23.0 billion).

Stefan Quandt is the fifth-richest person in Germany, with a whopping $20.0 billion. Theo Albrecht Jr ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $17.8 billion, followed by Reinhold Wuerth with $14.5 billion. Thomas Struengmann is placed 8th with a net worth of $13.0 billion. Andreas Struengmann ($13.0 billion) occupied the 9th position among Germany’s top 10 wealthiest people.

  1. Klaus-Michael Kuehne: $35.6 billion
  2. Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. & family: $34.9 billion
  3. Dieter Schwarz: $30.2 billion
  4. Susanne Klatten: $23.0 billion
  5. Stefan Quandt: $20.0 billion
  6. Theo Albrecht Jr & family: $17.8 billion
  7. Reinhold Wuerth & family: $14.5 billion
  8. Thomas Struengmann & family: $13.0 billion
  9. Andreas Struengmann & family: $13.0 billion
  10. Andreas Von Bechtolsheim & family: $9.3 billion
  11. Alexander Ottto: $8.9 billion
  12. Michael Otto: $8.3 billion
  13. Friedhelm Loh: $8.2 billion 
  14. Georg Schaeffler: $7.9 billion
  15. Francine Von Finck & family: $7.9 billion
  16. Hasso plattner & family: $7.0 billion
  17. Ugur Sahin: $6.1 billion
  18. Axel Oberwelland &Siblings: $6.1 billion 
  19. Juergen Blickle: $5.9 billion 
  20. Wolfgang Reimann: $5.8 billion
  21. Matthias Reimann-Andersen: $5.8 billion
  22. Stefan Reimann-Andersen: $5.8 billion
  23. Renate Reimann-Haas: $5.8 billion
  24. Erich Wesjohann & family: $5.2 billion
  25. Horst Julius Pudwill: $5.0 billion

Detailed findings & methodology: CEOWORLD magazine put together a panel of experts to go over data points culled from virtually every reputable wealth tracking media outlet, including Bloomberg, The Richest, Money Inc, Cheat Sheet, GOBankingRates, Celebrity Net Worth, Wealthy Gorilla, Forbes, and more. Based on a consensus from these sources, the final decision for ranking was judged editorially. All data is for the most recent period available. Some were not included in the official statistics for various reasons, primarily due to the lack of necessary data. Just remember, these values and fluctuations are estimations based on a host of variables and publicly available documents. The margin of sampling error for the full data sample is plus or minus 1.2 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that, as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse, and measurement error——that could affect the results. All figures are in US dollars.

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Alexandra Dimitropoulou

Alexandra Dimitropoulou

VP and News Editor
Alexandra Dimitropoulou is a VP and News Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, working to build and strengthen the brand’s popular, consumer-friendly content. In addition to running the company’s website, CEOWORLD magazine, which aims to help CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and other C-level executives get smarter about how they earn, save and spend their money, she also sits on the Board of Directors of the Global Business Policy Institute. She can be reached on email You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.