The financial crisis now seems to be over. That can be seen in this list of richest Dutch people. Or are the riches only richer and the poor poorer? The number one has also become a poorer one this year, even 1 billion euros! But yes, he still has 3.5 left over … This is the top 10 richest Dutch in 2016 according to the Quote business.
10. Carel Nolet (1.5 billion euros)
Carel Nolet is the director of the family company Ketel One from Schiedam. Here is world-famous vodka. The vodka was developed by Carel Nolet in the 1980s and brought to San Francisco. After that, all bartenders were allowed to taste the vodka and so they became acquainted with Ketel One.Everyone loved the vodka and soon more applications were received. In 1992, the vodka was delivered to all states of America. And now the vodka is known all over the world. And that generates a lot of money, so much that Carel Nolet is on number 10 of this list.
9. Joop van den Ende (1.5 billion euros)
For many years, Joop van den Ende is a very famous Dutchman. He is a television and theater producer. He followed two courses in the past, which was a carpenter and technician, but he made his work of his passion, drama and television. At the age of 18, he bought the rights for the Batman television series. Later he acted as a clown in a children’s program, he had his own cabaret group, opened a party store and a theater agency. He set up a revue with the then unknown André van Duin.With this he made himself a well-known Dutchman who has produced many well-known films and musicals, including television programs, the Soundmixshow and Good Times Bad Times. Almost all known musicals have been produced by Joop van den Ende, such as The Phantom of the Opera, Ciske de Rat, Dirty Dancing and Evita.
8. Charles of Honor (1.5 billion euros)
Hey! Jumbo! Karel van Eerd is the founder of the Jumbo Supermarkets. Van Eerd has already been on the road as owner of a wholesaler when he took over the Jumbo formula for 1 million guilders from Jan Meurs in 1983. It started with three stores. The formula: a wide range at sharp prices. Soon there were dozens of Jumbo’s in Zeeland, Brabant and Limburg. Growth is no longer stopped, due to the acquisitions of Super de Boer and C1000, Jumbo grew to the second largest supermarket chain in the Netherlands, after Albert Heijn.
7. Lesley Bamberger (1.5 billion euros)
Lesley Bamberger is a real estate retailer. Owner of the Kroonenberg Group. Especially the sale of office banking The Bank has paid him a lot of money. Bamberger buys and sells mainly retail and residential areas around the world.
6. Marcel Boekhoorn (1.6 billion euros)
Marcel Boekhoorn is an entrepreneur and investor. His biggest fortune was his acquisition of Telfort.Marcel Boekhoorn is the owner of the Ouwehands Dierenpark in Rhenen. In 2015, Boekhoorn signed a cooperation agreement between Ouwehands Zoo and Wildlife Conservation Association from China, which resulted in two giant pandas coming from China to the Netherlands. Marcel Boekhoorn has a relationship with singer Hind.
5. Wijnand Pon (1.7 billion euros)
Wijnand Pon is active at Pon Holdings. This company is a family company from Almere where cars are imported including the Volkswagen, Seat, Audi, Porsche and Škoda. Pon Holdings is also the owner of a number of bicycle brands, such as Gazelle and Union. The company is also involved in other activities, including car leasing.
4. John de Mol (2.5 billion euros)
John de Mol is a well-known media company and television producer. He is the brother of the well-known presenter and actress Linda de Mol. In his young years, John de Mol had a lot of attention to football. He became a supervisor at Ajax and is often seen as a spectator. John became interested in the record industry by his father, who was director of the radio transmitter Radio Noordzee. First he became a technician at disc jockey Joost den Draaier. After that he could talk to each other himself and not much later he could work as part-timer at Studio Sport. Here he assembled the highlights of football matches. At the TROS, John began to work as assistant assistant producer. When his superiors left, he already produced at his 23rd major play shows, such as The Showbizzquiz. Shortly afterwards, he became the owner of John de Mol Productions BV, which with a difficult start became a big success with programs such as the Medical Center West. John merged his business with Joop van den Ende, which resulted in Endemol with programs like Big Brother. Now John de Mol is the owner of Talpa Media, Talpa management and co-owner of SBS.
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3. Hans Melchers (2.5 billion euros)
The businessman Hans Melchers achieved his first success as owner of the Arnhem international company Melchemie. He also earned a lot of money from the investment company HAL Investments.Hans Melchers has its own foundation, the Hans Melchersfonds, thereby giving financial support to institutions and people who are wrongly blacked in the media. He also supports financially the top of the Dutch Bridge. Melchers bought a large collection of realistic art and ensures that the works are publicly exhibited.
2. Dik Wessels (3.3 billion euros)
Dik Wessels is a construction company from Rijssen. He is the director of the company VolkerWessels, which originates from Bouwbedrijf Wessels, started in 1933 by Dik Wessels father. He provided two million loans to the FC Twente football club in 2016, which allowed the club to enter the new reed season (instead of demolishing into the Jupiler League).
1. Frits Goldschmeding (4.7 billion euros)
Frits Goldschmeding is the founder of Randstad Holding (Randstad employment agency) in 1960. He is the founder of the flexible labor market. Now, since 2015, he is at the Goldschmeding Foundation for Human, Work and Economics in the Supervisory Board. With this foundation, Frits wants to bring togetherness and love back into society. The goal of the company is to initiate a better world by thinking from the interests of the other. The foundation supports scientific research and projects that can lead to this.
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