Reinhold Wurth is a German businessman and a seasoned art collector who commands a net worth of $6 billion. At a young age of only 19, Reinhold took over the wholesale screw business of his father and developed it into the AdolfWurth Group. Though the company is highly specialized in manufacturing fasteners, it has made significant investments in a bank and a solar energy firm.
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The AdolfWurth Group is a highly profitable company nowadays and accounts for the bulk of his net worth. Having established himself as a businessman, he also turned his attention towards art collection. He has become an avid art collector and on last count, he owns more than 15,000 art pieces. His impressive collection includes pieces of work of renowned artisans like Max Beckmann, Edward Munch and Pablo Picasso.
All the pieces of art are displayed in 2 principal museums near Stuttgart and in the small museums near the Wurth Group offices which are spread across a dozen European countries. Reinhold Wurth is a highly respected figure in Germany and he has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the German Industry. He received his higher education from the University of Palermo and he is married with 3 children.