Sylvia Stroeher

About Sylvia Stroeher

Birth Place: Darmstadt, Germany, Germany

Sylvia Stroeher Net Worth

Sylvia Stroeher was born in Darmstadt, Germany, Germany. In 1927, Sylvia Stroeher's grandfather, Franz Stroeher, a wig maker, bought the rights to a process that used hot curlers and chemicals to put-long lasting waves into women's hair. She received around $1 billion from the 2003 sale of her remaining 25% stake in his legacy, hair-care group Wella AG, to Procter & Gamble. Sylvia Stroeher and her husband, a former nurse, have a well-known collection of contemporary German art -- approximately 1,500 pieces, including works by Baselitz, Immendorff and Kiefer -- part of which is housed in the Museum Kueppersmuhle in Duisburg, Germany. As reported in 2013, she helped struggling German publishing house Suhrkamp by paying writers' remuneration for some time and now sits on its supervisory board.
Sylvia Stroeher is a member of Fashion and Retail

💰 Net worth: $1.97 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $1.8 Billion
2010 $1.8 Billion
2011 $1.9 Billion
2012 $1.9 Billion
2013 $2.1 Billion
2014 $2.1 Billion
2015 $1.8 Billion
2016 $1.8 Billion
2017 $1.8 Billion
2018 $2.1 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

2004

In 2004 the Stroher family sold their almost 80% stake in Wella AG, the world's second biggest professional hair care group, to Procter & Gamble for $4 billion.