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Nicky Oppenheimer & Family

Former Chairman, De Beers
$7B
Real Time Net Worth
as of May 24, 2017
$7B
Net Worth
as of 2017
  • Age 71
  • Source of wealth Diamonds
  • Citizenship South Africa
  • Education Bachelor of Arts/ Science, Oxford U Christ Church; Master if Arts, Oxford U Christ Church
  • Residence Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Status Married
  • Children 1

Net Worth Over Time

$6.4 B
2012
$6.5 B
2013
$6.7 B
2014
$6.7 B
2015
$6.6 B
2016
$7 B
2017

I'm a great believer that, if you know how to operate in Africa, there are unbelievable opportunities

Nicky Oppenheimer & Family
  • The DeBeers diamond heir sold his 40% stake in DeBeers to Anglo American for $5.1 billion in cash in 2012.
  • Anglo American, which Nicky’s grandfather founded, controls 85% of De Beers.
  • He served on Anglo American’s board for 37 years until 2011, and retains an estimated 1% stake in the company.