Hans Melchers

With a net worth of $1.7 billion, Hans Melchers was the founder and previous owner of Melchemie Holland BV. This company worked to create chemicals in the Netherlands and helped Hans Melchers to garner the majority of his net worth. Born on May 18, 1938, Hans Melchers was a native of the Netherlands. By the 1980s, he chose to step down from the daily management of the company and turned to practicing some of his favorite hobbies. As an avid bridge player, he sponsers his own professional team and helped to fund the 2011 world championships for bridge.

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Hans Melchers

He also has a great deal of wealth placed in HAL Trust and continues to earn money from the investment company. In addition to his work, Hans Melchers is known for his ownership of a castle in Vorden, the Netherlands. He is reported to have a personal collection of more than 1,000 works of art. As one of the world's richest men, his wealth has been the target of criminals. His daughter was kidnapped in 2005 and held for ransom. Thankfully, she was released within a few days. Prior to her release, the kidnappers had demanded a payment of 660 pounds of cocaine. 

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