Net Worth: $5.3 Billion
- Source of Wealth Pharmaceuticals
- Birth Place Munich, Germany
- Marital Status Married (Heidemarie Engelhorn)
- Full Name Curt Engelhorn
- Nationality Germany
- Date of Birth May 25, 1926
- Ethnicity German
- Occupation Businessman
- Education University of Texas at Austin
- Children 5
About Curt Engelhorn
German businessman Curt Engelhorn has an estimated net worth of $5.3 billion as of April 2016, according to Bloomberg. In 2012, Engelhorn’s net worth has decreased by almost $2.6 billion because he was reported to have transferred a huge sum of money to his children.
Curt Engelhorn was born on May 25, 1926 in Munich Germany. He is an alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin. Currently, Engelhorn is married to Heidemarie Engelhorn with whom he has five children. Together, the couple own several real estate properties which include a villa in Cote D’Azur France, a ranch in Costa Brava Spain and a chalet in Gstaad, Switzerland.
For more than three and a half decades, Curt Engelhorn has been leading the pharmaceutical companies Boehringer Manheim and DePuy. In 1997, he sold Boehringer Mannheim and DePuy Inc. to Hoffmann-La Roche for more than $10 billion. Curt Engelhorn is known to be the grandson of the German businessman Friedrich Engelhorn, who founded the German chemical company BASF.