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Arne Wilhelmsen

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Net worth 2018: $3.59 Billion
Industry: Logistics
Residence: Oslo, Norway
Country: Norway
BirthDay: 1929
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Harvard University
BIOGRAPHY

Arne Wilhelmsen was bornon 1929 in Oslo, Norway, Norway. Arne Wilhelmsen is #605 in List Billionaires People In The World. Arne Wilhelmsen launched Royal Caribbean Cruises in 1969. Over the years, it pioneered many innovations including the first cruise line to offer rock climbing, ice skating and surfing at sea. It's now one of the largest cruise ship companies in the world with a fleet of 25. The Harvard grad retired more than a decade ago, with his son Alex taking his place on the Royal Caribbean board of directors in 2003. He also shifted most of the ownership to his three sons. Wilhelmsen pocketed at least $500 million in 2008 when China Oilfield Services acquired Awilco Offshore, in which he had 40% stake, for $2.5 billion. He and his family also own one of Norway's biggest property developers, Linstow.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1 Billion

2010

$1.5 Billion

2011

$2.1 Billion

2012

$1.6 Billion

2013

$1.6 Billion

2014

$2 Billion

2015

$2.4 Billion

2016

$2.1 Billion

2017

$2.8 Billion

2018

$3.59 Billion

TIMELINE
1929

Arne Wilhelmsen was born in June 1929, and has a bachelor's degree from Harvard University

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