Georg von Opel Net Worth $1.9 Billion
Auto businessman Georg von Opel comes with an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion as of March. Produced Georg Friedrich Karl Adam Opel on May 18, 1912 in Frankfurt, Germany, he is the great grandson of Adam Opel, an auto leader and founder of the German car company, Opel. He graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Islands. Based on Forbes, von Opel is the 49th richest individual in Germany and 792nd in the record of World Billionaires. Georg von Opel sold his Swiss Jelmoli Holding share to real estate company Swiss Prime Site in 2009 for $230 million in cash along with a 9% stake in the company. He also controls 96% of Athris, a personal investment firm, and he’s positions in a Swiss hotel chain, a restaurant chain, a sports store, and shopping centers in Russia and Algeria. He is already a longtime Swiss resident. His Georg and Emily von Opel Foundation helps finance the care and instruction of underprivileged kids and teenagers in developing countries.