Kjell Inge Rokke
Kjell Inge Rokke, a Norwegian businessman, is one of the richest people in Norway enjoying a net worth of $3 billion. He controls Aker Solutions and is also the joint owner of the renowned Wimbledon FC. He acquired a majority of his wealth from seafood and investments in the shipping industry. His meteoric rise to fame is commendable as the dyslexic businessman never finished higher education.
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In his early years Rokke was based in Seattle and operated American Seafoods Company which he also owned. In the early 1990s he returned to his homeland and engaged himself in the buying of different companies and restructuring them. He suffered a major financial setback in 2003 when he had to sell off his yacht to clear all the debts. Now Rokke is a major shareholder in Aker ASA, a large company that is involved in shipyards, ships and offshore drilling.
Presently he owns a yacht that is 230 ft long and can accommodate more than 50 people including crew members. The man, known as the most ruthless corporate leader, is the 3rd richest man in his home country, Norway. This 55 year old businessman is married to Anne Grete Eidsvig and has 2 children.
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