Net Worth: $7.59 Billion
- Source of Wealth Shoes
- Age Deceased at 88 years old on 2014-10-2
- Birth Place Essen - Borbeck
- Height N/A
- Marital Status Widowed (Ruth)
- Full Name Heinz-Horst Deichmann
- Nationality German
- Date of Birth September 30, 1926
- Weight N/A
- Occupation Businessman, Retailer
- Education Bonn theology
- Children 4 (Henry, N/A)
About Heinz-Horst Deichmann
Heinz-Horst Deichmann is a German retailer who once led the larges t shoe retailing company in Germany, the Deichmann Shoes. The company was founded by his father, Heinrich Deichmann in 1913. In 1999, Heinz-Horst Deichmann turned over the company to his only son, Henry. Deichman has an estimated net worth of $7.59 billion as of July 2017, according to Bloomberg.
After working as an orthopedic surgeon for years, Heinz-Horst Deichmann served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. During his leadership, he focused on producing and selling low-cost shoes. Heinz-Horst Deichmann is known for his generous philanthropic works and his involvement in the aid projects for the third world countries. In fact, he donated 15 million euros for the tsunami victims in Southeast Asia in 2005.