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Charles Koch Net Worth

Charles Koch Net Worth

Net Worth: $47.6 Billion

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Koch Industries Inc.
  • Birth Place Wichita, Kansas, United States
  • Full Name Charles de Ganahl Koch
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth November 1, 1935
  • Ethnicity American
  • Occupation Businessman
  • Education Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1960), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1958), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1957)
  • Children Chase Koch, Elizabeth Koch
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About Charles Koch

American businessman Charles de Ganahl Koch has an estimated net worth of $47.6 billion in October 2017, according to Bloomberg. He is co-owner, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Koch Industries Inc., the second-largest privately held company by revenue (with more than $100 billion in sales) in the United States according to a 2010 Forbes survey.

Charles and his borthers David, Frederick and William inherited Koch Industries from their father’s after his death. His father, Father, Fred C. Koch (d. 1967), invented the method of turning heavy oil into gasoline. Charles and David bought out William and Frederick for $1.1 billion in 1983. Today the company, in which they both have 42% stakes, has investments in pipelines, refineries, fertilizer, fibers and polymers, forest and consumer products, chemical technology.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Charles Koch's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2013
  • Earnings 2006
Earnings 2013 N/A
Asset 2013

Value of his share at Koch's Georgia-Pacific, manufacturer of Brawny paper towels, Dixie Cups and Angel Soft toilet paper

$9,000,000,000
Asset 2013

Value of cellulose fibers producer Buckeye Technologies after being bought by Koch Industries (which he shares with his brother, David)

$1,500,000,000
Asset 2013

Value of electronics-components maker Molex after being bought by Koch Industries (which he shares with his brother, David)

$7,200,000,000
Asset 2013

Value of his 84% share at Koch Industries (which he shares with his brother, David) after it made sales of $115 billion

$96,600,000,000
Earnings 2006 N/A
Asset 2006

Value of his 84% share at Koch Industries (which he shares with his brother, David) after it made sales of $90 billion

$75,600,000,000