Klaus-Michael Kuehne Net Worth

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Klaus-Michael Kuehne net worth

Current Net Worth$42.5 Billion (USD – 4,250 Crores), (Rupees – 3.29 Lakh Crores)

Klaus-Michael Kuehne short biography

Net Worth$42.5 Billion
BornJune 2, 1937 (Age – 84)
Identified asHonorary Chairman, Kühne + Nagel
StatusGerman billionaire businessman
EducationUniversity of Hamburg
ResidenceSchindellegi, Switzerland
Spousal statusMarried (Christine)
Klaus-Michael Kuehne short biography

Klaus-Michael Kuehne has a net worth of $42.5 Billion (Rupees – 3,29,948 Crores), making him one of the top richest men in the world after some rich billionaires Jack Ma, Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr., and Daniel Gilbert.

He is the honorary chairman and main owner of Kühne + Nagel International AG, located in Schindellegi, Switzerland, a worldwide transportation firm founded by his grandfather.

Klaus-Michael Kühne is a wealthy businessman from Germany.

He is also the CEO of Kuhne Holding AG. VTG, a rail logistics firm, was purchased for 20% of the company in 2016.

Kühne’s net worth was projected to be US$33.5 billion as of May 2021, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, making him Germany’s richest person.

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Klaus-Michael Kuehne biography

Full NameKlaus-Michael Kuehne
BirthplaceHamburg, Germany
Height5.9 feet, 179 cm
Weight78 Kg
FatherAlfred Kühne
MotherMercedes Kuehne
Klaus-Michael Kuehne biography

Klaus-Michael Kuehne was born on June 2, 1937, in Hamburg, Germany, to Alfred Kuehne and his wife. Now he is 84 years old.

He is the founder of Hamburg’s Kühne Logistics University.

Alfred Kuehne, Klaus-father dies in 1981.


Kuehne graduated from the University of Hamburg.


In Bremen, Germany, in 1890, grandfather August Kuehne and his partner Friedrich Nagel formed the shipping and logistics firm Kuehne + Nagel.

In 1958, he joined the firm co-founded by his grandpa.

He became a junior partner with his father Alfred Kühne and has resided in Switzerland since 1975, in the city of Schindellegi, where the Kühne + Nagel headquarters are located.

In 1994, Kuehne + Nagel launches an initial public offering (IPO).

In 1996, he was named CEO of the firm.

In 2011, he was named honorary chairman of Kuehne & Nagel.

His Kuehne Holding AG bought a 20% stake in VTG, a rail logistics firm, in 2016.

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure bought the shareholding two years later.

Kühne increased his interest in shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd from 26 percent to 30 percent in April 2020, making him the company’s top stakeholder.

He controls around 30% of Hapag-Lloyd, a shipping and logistics firm he has gradually grown in recent years.

Private & early life

Kuehne and his wife, Christine, live in Schindellegi, Switzerland.

Kuehne is the only kid who has never had a sibling. When he dies, his estate will be managed by his charity organization.

Net worth statistics

  • March 2012 – $9.8 B
  • March 2013 – $9.0 B
  • March 2014 – $10.4 B
  • March 2015 – $11.9 B
  • March 2016 – $10.0 B
  • March 2017 – $12.4 B
  • March 2018 – $15.3 B
  • March 2019 – $12.9 B
  • April 2020 – $14.2 B
  • April 2021 – $26.3 B
  • April 2022 – $37.3 B


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