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Kirsten Rausing

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Net worth 2018: $6.9 Billion
Residence: Newmarket, United Kingdom
Country: Sweden
BIOGRAPHY

Kirsten Rausing was born in Newmarket, United Kingdom, Sweden. Kirsten Rausing is #262 in List Billionaires People In The World. Kirsten Rausing owns a third of packaging company Tetra Laval and sits on the board together with her brothers Finn and Jorn. Their grandfather founded Tetra Laval, which invented breakthrough aseptic ­packaging technology that makes it possible to store beverages such as milk and orange juice in carton instead of glass bottles. Their late father Gad ran the company for 46 years together with his brother Hans whom he bought out in 1995. Kirsten breeds horses in the UK. The siblings' mother, Birgit, an art historian and philanthropist, is no longer involved in the company.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$5.1 Billion

2014

$5.1 Billion

2015

$5.1 Billion

2016

$5.5 Billion

2017

$6 Billion

2018

$6.9 Billion

TIMELINE
2012

In the Sunday Times Rich List 2012, she was ranked as the 4th richest woman in the UK

2011

In the Sunday Times Rich List 2011 ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK she was placed 16th (jointly with her brother Jörn) with an estimated fortune of £3,900 million

1995

Her father bought out the 50% share in the company from his brother Hans Rausing in 1995, leaving her side of the family as sole remaining owner of Tetra Pak

1952

Kirsten Elisbet Rausing, DL (born 6 June 1952) is the eldest child of Swedish industrialist Gad Rausing (1922–2000) and his wife Birgit (née Mayne)

1895

Born in Lund, Sweden, Rausing is the granddaughter of Ruben Rausing (1895–1983) who was the founder of the liquid food packaging company Tetra Pak

1891

She is the granddaughter of Swedish landscape painter Henry Mayne (1891–1975)

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