|Born||Karl Hans Albrecht
20 February 1920
|Residence||Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany|
|Known for||Co-founder of Aldi|
|Net worth||25.4 billion (2012)|
Theo Albrecht, Jr (nephew)
Berthold Albrecht (nephew, deceased)
Karl Hans Albrecht (born 20 February 1920) is a German entrepreneur. He founded the supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo. In October 2012, Albrecht was listed as one of the richest people in the world with an estimated net worth of US$22.6 billion.
Previously, Forbes listed him as one of richest men in the world, with an estimated net worth in 2011 of US$25.4 billion. That made him 10th in the 2012 Forbes list of billionaires. He was the oldest billionaire in the Top 20 list. Albrecht is the richest person in Germany, and the fourth-richest in Europe.
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