Nicky Oppenheimer Net Worth

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Nicky Oppenheimer  is a South African billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He is the richest person in South Africa and the fourth richest in Africa. Nicky Oppenheimer Net worth with his family is $ 7.7 billion as of 2020.

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Nicky Oppenheimer Profile

Nicky Oppenheimer was born on 8th June 1945. His father was of German Jewish descent. He was educated at Harrow School and Christ Church, Oxford, where he read Philosophy, Politics and Economics, earning a Oxford MA.

In 2003, the Technikon Witwatersrand awarded Oppenheimer an honorary doctorate.

He received the Presidential Order of Honor (2004) from the former President of Botswana, Festus Mogae, and an honorary fellowship (2009) from the London Business School.

Business career

Oppenheimer joined Anglo American in 1968, he became a director in 1974, then became deputy chairman in 1983.

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He resigned in 2001, remaining a non-executive director until 2011.

He was appointed deputy chairman of the then Central Selling Organisation now Diamond Trading Company in 1984, and deputy chairman of De Beers Consolidated Mines in 1985.

He was also appointed chairman of the Diamond Trading Company in 1985.

He was Chairman of the De Beers Group from 1998 to 2012, he retired when the family stake was sold to Anglo American. He was the third generation of his family to run DeBeers, and took the company private in 2001.

Nicky Oppenheimer Net Worth
Nicky Oppenheimer

Nicky Oppenheimer Net Worth

Nicky and his family is worth $7.7 billion.

Oppenheimer appeared on the Sunday Times Rich List 2018 as the 23rd richest person in the United Kingdom, with a reported fortune of £5.5 billion, and ranked as the richest person in South Africa on Forbes Rich List for 2019, with his fortune reported as US$7.3 billion and $7.7 nillion in 2020.

Nicky Oppenheimer and his son Jonathan Oppenheimer established the Brenthurst Foundation in 2005 as a way to contribute to the debate around strategies and policies for strengthening Africa’s economic performance and enabling inclusive and sustainable development.

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