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The 10 Richest People in the Euro Zone

Estimated Net Worth: $11.2 billion each.Origin of Wealth: Aldi Nord, super marketBerthold and Theo Albrecht Jr inherited the German discount super market chain Aldi Nord from their father Theo Albrecht when he passed away. Little is known about the brothers who are as secretive as their father and uncle (see slide two). Theo Jr. (61) has one child. Berthold (57) has 5 children. They both serve on the supervisory board of Aldi Nord.

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9 & 10. Berthold & Theo Jr Albrecht, Germany

Estimated Net Worth: $11.2 billion each.
Origin of Wealth: Aldi Nord, supermarket

Berthold and Theo Albrecht Jr. inherited the German discount super market chain Aldi Nord from their father, the late Theo Albrecht. Little is known about the brothers, who are as secretive as their father and uncle (see slide two). Theo Jr. (61) has one child. Berthold (57) has 5 children. They both serve on the supervisory board of Aldi Nord.

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