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The New Top 10 Richest People in Denmark.

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The New Top 10 Richest People in Denmark.

Denmark is one of the most expensive countries, so it might come as no surprise that it’s home to some of the world’s mega-rich. Of the 2,755 wealthiest people on the Forbes 2021 list, 8 of them are Danish. Many of these elite figures belong to famously wealthy Danis families who have run multinational companies for generations.

Denmark has a developed mixed economy that is classed as a high-income economy by the World Bank. In 2017, it ranked 16th in the world in terms of gross national income (PPP) per capita and 10th in nominal GNI per capita. Denmark’s economy stands out as one of the freest in the Index of Economic Freedom and the Economic Freedom of the World.

Since the beginning of time, this great nation has been able to catapult into being the greatest in the industries that make a country grow. Impeccable individuals from Denmark have created corporations, industries, franchises, and have undertaken humanitarian purposes to capture the minds of the world.

In today’s article, we will take a look at the top 10 richest people in Denmark that have created their wealth through creating employment and rising above the challenges to be who they are now according to Forbes

Without wasting much time let’s dive in.

Rank Name of PersonalityEstimated Net Worth
#1Andres Holch Povlsen$8.5 billion
#2Niels Peter Louis-Hansen$6.2 billion
#3Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen$5.24 billion
#4Sofie Kirk Kristiansen$5.4 billion 
#5Thomas Kirk Kristiansen$4.7 billion 
#6Agnete Kirk Thinggaard$4.7 billion
#7Lars Kristinus Larsen$4.5 billion
#8Martin Møller Nielsen$3.3 billion
#9 Andre Kasprzak$1.46 billion
#10Anna Kasprzak$1.1billion
The New Top 10 Richest People in Denmark

Andres Holch Povlsen

Andres Holch Povlsen is the richest man in Denmark with a net worth of $8.5 billion. He is the CEO and the only owner of the international clothes retailer chain Bestseller. He inherited the company from his parents. Bestseller is the largest shareholder in the British internet clothes retailer Asos.com and the second largest in German internet clothes retailer Zalando. The Povlsen’s first store opened in 1975 in  Brande, Denmark. Andres was only 28 years old when his father made him the sole owner of Bestseller.

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen

The Deputy Chairman of Coloplast a large Danish healthcare company is the second richest man in Denmark. His late Father, Aage Louis-Hanses, founded the company in 1957 and took it public in 1918. The company offers services in the field of colostomy, continence, and urology.

You can also read more about the top richest people in Denmark on FoxNews. You can also check out our list for the top 10 richest people in Kenya also here: georgeweb.org

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