Johanna Quandt

About Johanna Quandt

Birth Day: June 21, 1926
Birth Place: Germany
Died On: 3 August 2015(2015-08-03) (aged 89)\nBad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany
Birth Sign: Cancer
Spouse(s): Herbert Quandt (m. 1960-82)
Children: Stefan Quandt Susanne Klatten

Johanna Quandt Net Worth

Johanna Quandt was bornon June 21, 1926 in Germany. Johanna Quandt, the billionaire widow of BMW founder Herbert Quandt, and Germany's second-richest woman behind her daughter, died in August 2015 at the age of 89.Her influence on the premium German carmaker began in the 1950s, when she went to work first as a secretary and then as personal assistant to Herbert, who saved the company from near-bankruptcy in 1959. They married in 1960 and had two children,Stefan Quandt and Susanne Klatten. After Herbert's death in 1982, Johanna became a major shareholder in BMW, and sat on its supervisory board until she retired in 1997. At the time of her death, she still owned nearly 17 percent of the company, ranking 77th on Forbes' list of the World's Billionaires. Her children also own large stakes.
Johanna Quandt is a member of Automotive

💰 Net worth: $13.9 Billion

2010 $5 Billion
2011 $9.8 Billion
2012 $10 Billion
2013 $10.6 Billion
2014 $12.8 Billion
2015 $13.9 Billion
2018 $13.9 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1950

Johanna Bruhn became a secretary in her Future husband's office in the 1950s and eventually became his personal assistant. The two married in 1960. After his death in 1982, she was a major shareholder in BMW and sat on its supervisory board from 1982 until she retired in 1997. Much of that time she served as deputy chairwoman of the board. She owned 16.7% of BMW at the time of her death.

1978

The two children of her marriage, Stefan and Susanne, are also substantial shareholders in BMW and now sit on the supervisory board of the company. Police prevented an attempt to kidnap her and her daughter Susanne Klatten in 1978. Johanna lived quietly in Bad Homburg.

2007

A programme by the German public broadcaster, ARD, in October 2007 described in detail the role of the Quandt family businesses during the Second World War. As a result, four family members announced, on behalf of the entire Quandt family, their intention to fund a research project in which a Historian will examine the family's activities during Hitler’s dictatorship.

2014

As of August 2014, the Quandt family is estimated to be worth $46.3 billion. Johanna Quandt died at the age of 89 in her home in Bad Homburg near Frankfurt am Main.