Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen
Lego Empire Billionaire

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen Net Worth $10 Billion 

Born on December 27, 1947, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen is a native of Billund, Denmark. The majority of his wealth comes from his former role as the president and CEO of Lego. This company was started by his grandfather and father as a family business. When he was a child, Kristiansen would play with the toys and helped to test new model ideas.

During this time, he was the face on many of the packages and advertisements produced by the company. By 1979, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen was selected as the president of Lego Group. During his time at the helm of the company, he helped to create new themes and minifigures. In 2004, he stepped back from his role as the CEO and president. I

nstead, he served as the owner of the company and vice-chairman on the board. Through his work at Lego, Kristiansen has managed to become the richest person in Denmark and has received numerous awards for his work. He was granted the Freedom Prize and was placed in the Toy Hall of Fame in 2008. In addition, South Korea gave him the Order of Civil Merit while Switzerland recognized him with the Distinguished Family Business Award. He possesses a total net worth of $10 billion. 

Press Like If You Learnt Something New : )

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." Isaac Newton

The material in this site is purely for educational purposes only. In creating this side we have sourced info from many sites and would like to give credit to where it is due.We do not intend to infringe any website's copyrighted material and we use the information for educational purposes and use information that are public in nature and hopefully protected by freedom of information laws. Also, when I created this website years ago, I took many pictures from the internet that may infringe your copyright. I will be slowly taking all these down and if the picture that belongs to you or your company is still there, please drop me an email and I will remove the pictures. If you found that any article in this website infringe your rights please let us know and we will take it down. Thanks.


References:

Forbes (The ultimate site for billionaire rankings)

CelebrityNetWorth (The ultimate site for net worth of celebrities)

TheRichest (Great site for things about money and rich people)

Wikipedia (Greatest site on earth for lots of information)