Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen Net Worth
Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, the owner of Lego A/S, attends a ribbon cutting ceremony ahead of a media preview of the Lego Land Discovery Center Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, is opening the first Lego Land Discovery Center in Asia tomorrow. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images By: All Over Press / Getty Images CODE: GE01X8

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen Net Worth

Net Worth: $5.1 Billion
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Full Name Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen
Birth Place Billund, Denmark
Date of Birth Dec 27, 1947 (age 71)
Marital Status Married
Children 3
Education Bachelor of Arts / Science, Aarhus Business School; Master of Business Administration, International Institute for Management and Development
Last Updated
Oct 17, 2018
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About Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen

Working with his grandfather as a child, Kjeld often inspired and tested new model concepts and their building instructions for the Lego brand. He also appeared on many of the company’s packages and marketing materials. In 1979, he became president and CEO of The Lego Group. Kjeld introduced themes, minifigures, LEGO.com, Lego Mindstorms and licensed properties.Today the company manufactures enough tiny pieces annually to circle the world 24 times over.

In 2004, he stepped down as president and CEO to focus on his role as owner of the Lego Group and vice-chairman of the board, while maintaining his role as chairman of the board and companies foundations. Lego is still privately held and is controlled by the Kristiansen family and their foundations.
Kjeld and his wife, Camilla, live in Denmark and have three children and two grandchildren.


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