Germany has the 3rd-highest number of billionaires in the world. Here are the 11 richest Germans, ranked.

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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.

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.

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11. Udo and Harald Tschira

11. Udo and Harald Tschira

Net worth: $13.1 billion

Ages: unknown

Source of wealth: software

10. Heinz Hermann Thiele and family

10. Heinz Hermann Thiele and family

Net worth: $13.5 billion

Age: 78

Source of wealth: self made; brakes

9. Georg Schaeffler

9. Georg Schaeffler

Net worth: $14.8 billion

Age: 55

Source of wealth: auto parts

8. Dietmar Hopp and family

8. Dietmar Hopp and family

Net worth: $15.7 billion

Age: 79

Source of wealth: self made; software

7. Hasso Plattner and family

7. Hasso Plattner and family

Net worth: $15.8 billion

Age: 75

Source of wealth: self made; software

6. Theo Albrecht, Jr. and family

6. Theo Albrecht, Jr. and family

Net worth: $16.5 billion

Age: 68

Source of wealth: Aldi, Trader Joe's

5. Klaus-Michael Kuehne

5. Klaus-Michael Kuehne

Net worth: $17.2 billion

Age: 82

Source of wealth: shipping

4. Stefan Quandt

4. Stefan Quandt

Net worth: $17.6 billion

Age: 53

Source of wealth: BMW

3. Dieter Schwarz

3. Dieter Schwarz

Net worth: $18 billion

Age: 80

Source of wealth: retail

2. Susanne Klatten

2. Susanne Klatten

Net worth: $20.3 billion

Age: 57

Source of wealth: BMW; pharmaceuticals

1. Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr.

1. Beate Heister and Karl Albrecht Jr.

Net worth: $34.3 billion

Ages: unknown

Source of wealth: supermarkets

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