John Fredriksen
John Fredriksen

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Name: John Fredriksen
Occupation: Logistics
Gender: Male
Birth Day: May 10, 1944
Age: 78
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom, Cyprus
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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John Fredriksen

John Fredriksen was born on May 10, 1944 in London, United Kingdom, Cyprus (78 years old). John Fredriksen is a Logistics, zodiac sign: Gemini. Find out John Fredriksennet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$12 Billion

Salary 2020

Not known

With the net worth of $12 Billion, John Fredriksen is the # 133 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.

John Fredriksen Net Worth Detail

Born in Oslo, Norway, Fredriksen is a Cypriot citizen who resides in London. Before abandoning his Norwegian citizenship, he was Norway's richest man. Norwegian magazine Kapital listed Fredriksen in 2013 with a net worth of NOK 69,75 billion (US$11.9 billion). In 2012, he was included in the 50 Most Influential list of Bloomberg Markets Magazine. He was named in the top 10 most influential people in the shipping industry according to Lloyds List 2014.

Biography Timeline


Fredriksen was born on 10 May 1944 to a welder and his wife, and grew up in Etterstad, in the eastern half of Oslo.


In 1985, the Norwegian insurance company Gard became suspicious about losses of cargo from Fredriksen's tankers. A private investigation was initiated, and a system for the use of heavy oil as bunker fuel was revealed. The case was turned over to the Norwegian police and in June 1986 Fredriksen's offices in Oslo were searched and several of his nearest associates, and after a while also Fredriksen, were placed in detention while the case was investigated.


In 2006, Seadrill bought more than 50 percent of Smedvig, gaining control of the company (51.24 percent of the votes and 52.27 percent of the capital). Smedvig is Fredriksen's biggest ever deal. Noble Corp sold its stake to Seadrill in 2009, leaving Seadrill with full control. Fredriksen has been the majority owner of Vålerenga I.F. for many years.


The Sunday Times Rich List has ranked Fredriksen's wealth as £475m (2003), £1.050b (2004) and £1.887b (2005). In 2012, Fredriksen and his family were listed as the 9th richest in Britain with a combined wealth of £6.6bn. Fredriksen owns houses in London, Oslo, Cyprus, and Marbella, Spain. His house The Old Rectory in London has been estimated to be worth around US$172 million. He is a collector of classic Norwegian art.

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# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
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#2 Cecilie Fredriksen Children N/A N/A N/A
#3 Herdis Johanne Ørbæk Parents N/A N/A N/A
#4 Gunnar Fredriksen Parents N/A N/A N/A
#5 Inger Astrup Fredriksen Spouse N/A N/A N/A

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, John Fredriksen is 79 years, 0 months and 24 days old. John Fredriksen will celebrate 80th birthday on a Friday 10th of May 2024. Below we countdown to John Fredriksen upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

75th birthday - Friday, May 10, 2019

Shipowner John Fredriksen to mark 75th birthday as 'richest Norwegian ever' - Maritime Shipping News

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