The Richest People In Denmark

Below is a list of the richest Danes. Denmark has 6 billionaires.

list of richest people in denmark

1. Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen $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.

2. Anders Holch Povlsen $5 Billion 

Native to Denmark, Anders Holch Povlsen accumulated most of his net worth through his family’s company. His family works in fashion marketing and sales. When he was only 28 years old, Anders Holch Povlsen became the CEO and owner of Bestseller. 

3. Lars Larsen $3.9 Billion 

Born on August 6, 1948, Lars Larsen grew up on a potato farm. As a youth, he apprenticed with a bedding store and tried to save his money. Once he had saved enough, he opened up his first bedding warehouse.

4. Niels Peter Louis-Hansen $3.7 Billion 

Currently, Niels Peter Louis Hansen is the deputy chairman of Coloplast. He is also the largest shareholder in the company and has a 21 percent stake. Coloplast was started in 1957 by Neils' father and was made public in 1983.

5. Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak $2.7 Billion 

Boasting of an impressive net worth of $2.7 billion, Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak is the richest woman in Denmark and the fifth richest person in the country. She earned her impressive net worth due to her family’s business. Her late father created the shoe company, Ecco in 1963. 

6. Bent Jensen $1.1 Billion

Boasting of a net worth of $1.1 billion, Bent Jensen is a recent addition to Forbes list of billionaires. His interest in machinery developed when he was just a young child. Jensen's grandfather founded a business in 1907 that created pulleys, forges and other machinery. 

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