Thomas Kirk Kristiansen
Born (1979-02-18) 18 February 1979 (age 45)
Billund, Denmark
Alma materAarhus Business College
TitleChairman of Kirkbi and The Lego Group
ParentKjeld Kirk Kristiansen

Thomas Kirk Kristiansen (born 18 February 1979) is a Danish fourth-generation owner of The Lego Group. Together with his father Kjeld, and sisters Agnete and Sofie, they split ownership of a 75% stake in the company.[1]

Among the children of Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, Thomas is the one who takes the most active part in managing the company.[2] In 2007, he joined the board of directors of the LEGO Foundation. In 2016, Thomas Kristiansen became deputy chairman of the company, and in 2020 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.

On May 1, 2023, his father passed the title of Chairman of Kirkbi and the Lego Group to Thomas.[3]

Thomas is married to the tournament rider Signe Kirk Kristiansen with whom he has a daughter.[4]

Thomas Kristiansen made the 2023 Forbes Billionaires List with an estimated wealth of $6.8 billion and occupied the 368th position as of 31/01/24.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Thomas Kirk Kristiansen". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-04-18.
  2. ^ Kaj Højgaard (2019-02-15). "Søskende vil eje LEGO i fællesskab". TVSyd. Retrieved 2022-04-18.
  3. ^ Pelletier, Ashley (2023-05-01). "Kirk Kristiansen Family Passes The LEGO Group to a New Generation". The Toy Book. Retrieved 2023-11-18.
  4. ^ Ingrid Raagard (2019-03-31). "Warum der neue Boss früher Lego nicht mochte". Bild. Retrieved 2022-04-18.