Dieter Schwarz
Dieter Schwarz

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Name: Dieter Schwarz
Occupation: Retail
Gender: Male
Birth Day: September 24, 1939
Age: 83
Birth Place: Neckarsulm, Germany, Germany
Zodiac Sign: Libra

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Dieter Schwarz

Dieter Schwarz was born on September 24, 1939 in Neckarsulm, Germany, Germany (83 years old). Dieter Schwarz is a Retail, zodiac sign: Libra. Find out Dieter Schwarznet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$22 Billion

Salary 2020

Not known

With the net worth of $22 Billion, Dieter Schwarz is the # 62 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.

Dieter Schwarz Net Worth Detail

Net Worth details: Dieter Schwarz earned his fortune through the supermarket business and his control of Schwarz Group which owns chains including Kaufland and Lidl. In 2016 the company comprised of more than 10,000 stores reported revenue of $95.1 billion. His assets are controlled through Dieter Schwarz Stiftung, and he alone decides how much is goes to the Stiftung, which is tax-exempt under German law.

Biography Timeline


In 1963, Schwarz married Franziska Weipert. They live in Heilbronn and have two daughters. Schwarz is known to be very protective of his privacy.


In 1973, Dieter Schwarz joined the "Lidl & Schwarz KG" business of his father Josef Schwarz and opened the company's first discount supermarket, inspired by the brothers Albrecht. After his father died in 1977, he took control of the discount chain. He became CEO and expanded the business outside of Germany. Soon afterwards, Schwarz bought the naming rights for Lidl from an unrelated person named Ludwig Lidl, a former schoolteacher, in order to side-step a legal battle with the co-owner A. Lidl.


Since 1999, Schwarz manages his resources through the tax-exempt Dieter Schwarz Foundation (gGmbH, limited liability company with a charitable purpose), when he transferred his shares in Lidl and Kaufland into it, deciding just how much of his profits go into the foundation. The Dieter Schwarz Foundation supports education and daycare facilities for children, for example, as well as science and research projects.


In 2009, he was estimated to be worth 10 billion euro. As of October 2012, he was estimated to be worth 12 billion euro, an increase from 11.5 billion euro in 2011. In 2013, he was estimated be worth €19.6 billion, and ranked the 24 richest person in the world. As of February 2014, he was ranked as 23 richest person in the world in the Hurun Report Global Rich List.


In July 2020, Forbes listed Schwarz as the 30 richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of US$34.8 billion.

Family Members

# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Monika Schwarz Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Regine Schwarz Children N/A N/A N/A
#3 Josef Schwarz Parents N/A N/A N/A
#4 Franziska Schwarz Spouse N/A N/A N/A
#5 Franziska Weipert Spouse N/A N/A N/A

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Dieter Schwarz is 83 years, 6 months and 3 days old. Dieter Schwarz will celebrate 84th birthday on a Sunday 24th of September 2023. Below we countdown to Dieter Schwarz upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

80th birthday - Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Lidl-founder Dieter Schwarz celebrates 80. Birthday – View | KXan 36 Daily News

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