German heiress Susanne Klatten has an estimated net worth of $20.5 billion as of 2017, according to Forbes. She is the wealthiest woman in Germany.
Born Susanne Hanna Ursula Quandt in Bad Homburg, Germany on April 28, 1962. Susanne Klatten is the daughter of Herbert and Johanna Quandt. This trained economist’s net worth is estimated by Forbes to be around $15 billion.
Susanne was born on 28 April 1962 in Bad Homburg, Germany. She worked for Young & Rubicam in Frankfurt between 1981 and 1983. She earned her MBA from IMD in Lausanne, specializing in advertising.
After he father passed away, she inherited 50.1 percent stake in pharmaceuticals and chemicals manufacturer Atlanta and 12.50 percent stake in BMW. Currently she is part of Atlanta’s supervisory board. She helped transform the company into a world class pharmaceutical/specialty chemical corporation. She owns around 25 percent stake in Nordex, a wind turbine manufacturer. Along with her brother and mother, she owns around 50 percent of BMW. She also holds stakes in soil additive company Geohumus and carbon and graphite producer SGL Group.
Susanne married Jan Klatten in 1990 in Kitzbuhel. They have three children. Currently she lives in Bad Homburg vor der Hoehe and has a second home in Kitzbuehel, Austria. Sometimes she visits the Alpine ski resort in winter months with her husband. She usually keeps low profile.