Hans Melchers

About Hans Melchers

Birth Day: May 18, 1938
Birth Place: Vorden, Netherlands, Netherlands
Birth Sign: Gemini
Residence: Vorden, Netherlands
Spouse(s): married
Children: 2

Hans Melchers Net Worth

Hans Melchers was bornon May 18, 1938 in Vorden, Netherlands, Netherlands. Hans Melchers derives the lion's share of his fortune from a large stake in HAL Trust, an international investment company based in Monaco. Before that, in the late 80s, Melchers purchased a chemical manufacturing company. Melchers retired as CEO in 2002 and the company was renamed Melspring. A passionate fan of bridge, the billionaire started his own professional team and provided major funding for the 2011 World Bridge Championship held in the Netherlands. He also collects modern and contemporary art, and in 2015 opened the MORE Museum in Gorssel, Netherlands to house over 1,000 of his pieces. Melchers purchased a small, 14th-century castle in the eastern Dutch city of Ruurlo, and hopes to open a second museum location there in 2017.
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💰 Net worth: $2.8 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2011 $1.6 Billion
2012 $1.5 Billion
2013 $1.7 Billion
2014 $1.9 Billion
2015 $2.2 Billion
2016 $2.4 Billion
2017 $2.8 Billion
2018 $2.99 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1990

Since the early 1990s until 2007, Melchers was a major sponsor of the Dutch Bridge Federation (NBB). In 2008 Melchers started his own professional bridge team. He "provided major funding for the 2011 world bridge championship held in the Netherlands" (in Veldhoven, hosted by NBB).

2005

His daughter, Claudia, was the victim of a kidnapping in September 2005. She was released after two days of confinement.

2016

On the Forbes 2016 list of the world's billionaires, he was ranked #722 with a net worth of US$2.4 billion.