How rich is Dietrich Mateschitz?
Dietrich Mateschitz Net Worth:
|Birth date:||May 20, 1944|
|Birth place:||Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Austria|
|Education:||Vienna University of Economics and Business|
Dietrich Mateschitz net worth, wiki & biography:
Of Croatian lineage, Dietrich Mateschitz was born to both primary educators from Sankt Marein in Mrztal, Styria, Austria. After completing his advertising degree at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, he was hired by Unilever for promotion of detergents. Afterwards, he started working for Blendax, a Germany-based cosmetic company. While working for Blendax, he fell upon the drink Krating Daeng, which has become called Redbull. Later on, Redbull became the leading brand of energy drinks on the planet.
Dietrich Mateschitz Net Worth $9.2 Billion
Dietrich Mateschitz can also be known on earth of auto racing. It was in November 2004 when he bought Jaguar Formula One from Ford, and later renamed it to Red Bull Racing. Less than a year later, he purchased Minardi from Paul Stoddart. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, Red Bull Racing was declared as the Formula 1 Constructors Championship and Motorists Champion with Sebastian Vettel. This professional race car driver won three successive world championships from 2010 through 2012.
In NASCAR, Dietrich Mateschitz additionally owns Team Red Bull. In 2004, he got the A1 Ring circuit of Formula One and renamed it to Red Bull Ring. He also bought Metro Stars and renamed it to Red Bull New York. Red Bull is the creator of the Brazil-based football team Red Bull Brasil. It was in 2009 when he founded the Germany-based football team RB Leipzig. In the year 2012, EHC Munchen, an ice hockey club based in Germany, was sold to him and he later renamed it to Red Bull Munchen.