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.
- Klaus-Michael Kuehne: $35.6 billion
- Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. & family: $34.9 billion
- Dieter Schwarz: $30.2 billion
- Susanne Klatten: $23.0 billion
- Stefan Quandt: $20.0 billion
- Theo Albrecht Jr & family: $17.8 billion
- Reinhold Wuerth & family: $14.5 billion
- Thomas Struengmann & family: $13.0 billion
- Andreas Struengmann & family: $13.0 billion
- Andreas Von Bechtolsheim & family: $9.3 billion
- Alexander Ottto: $8.9 billion
- Michael Otto: $8.3 billion
- Friedhelm Loh: $8.2 billion
- Georg Schaeffler: $7.9 billion
- Francine Von Finck & family: $7.9 billion
- Hasso plattner & family: $7.0 billion
- Ugur Sahin: $6.1 billion
- Axel Oberwelland &Siblings: $6.1 billion
- Juergen Blickle: $5.9 billion
- Wolfgang Reimann: $5.8 billion
- Matthias Reimann-Andersen: $5.8 billion
- Stefan Reimann-Andersen: $5.8 billion
- Renate Reimann-Haas: $5.8 billion
- Erich Wesjohann & family: $5.2 billion
- 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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