Source of Wealth:Supermarket Chain
Full Name:Beate Heister
About Beate Heister
Beate Heister is a German entrepreneur who has an estimated net worth of $13.7 billion in January 2018.
Beate Heister managed half of Aldi Sued, Germany's second largest discount supermarket chain. Her father and uncle, Karl and Theo Albrecht took over their mother's grocery store. The company expanded to about 30 branches under the name, Albrechts.
During the early 1960s, they changed the name into Albrechts Discount. With Aldi Sued and Aldi Nord, the company branched out in some other parts of Europe, United Kingdom, United States, and Australia. Heister inherited half of Aldi Sued after her father died in July 2014.
Beate Heister is married with six children.