Germany has the 3rd-highest number of billionaires in the world. Here are the 11 richest Germans, ranked.
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- Germany is home to 114 of the world's billionaires, according to Forbes.
- That's the third-highest number after the US, which has an estimated 705 people with a net worth of at least $1 billion, and China, which has 324 billionaires, per Forbes.
- The richest people in Germany are Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr., heirs to the Aldi supermarket fortune, worth an estimated $34.3 billion.
- Others on the list include the CEO of supermarket chain Lidl and part owners of automaker BMW.
- The 11 richest Germans are worth a combined $197 billion.
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There are an estimated 2,153 billionaires in the world, according to Forbes.Approximately 114 of those live in Germany, making it the country with the third-highest concentration of billionaires after the US and China.Advertisement
The richest people in Germany are Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr., heirs to the Aldi supermarket fortune, worth an estimated $34.3 billion. Others German billionaires include the CEO of supermarket chain Lidl and part owners of automaker BMW.
Here are the 11 richest people in Germany right now, ranked.
11. Udo and Harald Tschira
10. Heinz Hermann Thiele and familyAdvertisement
9. Georg Schaeffler
8. Dietmar Hopp and familyAdvertisement
7. Hasso Plattner and family
6. Theo Albrecht, Jr. and familyAdvertisement
5. Klaus-Michael Kuehne
4. Stefan QuandtAdvertisement
3. Dieter Schwarz
2. Susanne KlattenAdvertisement
1. Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr.
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