Sofie Kirk Kristiansen
Born (1976-11-18) 18 November 1976 (age 47)
Billund, Denmark
Alma materAarhus University
ParentKjeld Kirk Kristiansen

Sofie Kirk Kristiansen (born November 18, 1976) is a Danish fourth-generation owner of The Lego Group. Together with her father Kjeld, sister Agnete and brother Thomas, they split ownership of a 75% stake in the company.[1]

Sofie Kirk Kristiansen holds a B.A. degree from the department of ethnography at the Aarhus University.[2] She is the daughter of former Lego CEOs Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, granddaughter of Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, and great-granddaughter of the company founder Ole Kirk Christiansen. As of 2022, the family is considered to be the richest family in Denmark, with an estimated $32.8 billion of Denmark’s $57 billion total billionaire wealth.[3][1]

Sofie Kristiansen owns a large hunting lodge between Holsted and Hovborg in South Jutland.[4] She is also a close friend of Queen Mary and King Frederik X. Sofie Kristiansen was married to Christopher Kiær Thomsen, but the couple divorced in 2014.[5]

Sofie Kristiansen made the 2022 Forbes Billionaires List with an estimated wealth of $8.2 billion and occupied the 267th position.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Sofie Kirk Kristiansen". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-04-17.
  2. ^ "Kisah Orang Terkaya: Sofie Kirk Kristiansen, Wanita Terkaya Denmark, Generasi Keempat Pewaris LEGO". Warta Ekonomi. 2021-08-10. Retrieved 2022-04-17.
  3. ^ "The Richest People In Europe 2022". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-04-17.
  4. ^ Peter Bergman (2017-06-12). "Den 40-årige Lego-arving, Sofie Kirk Kristiansen, putter millioner af kroner ind sin sydjyske ejendom". Avisen.dk. Retrieved 2022-04-17.
  5. ^ "LEGO-Erbin lässt sich scheiden!". Bunte.de. 2014-10-27. Retrieved 2022-04-17.