Anders Holch Povlsen

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Full Name Anders Holch Povlsen
Age 47 Years Old
Nick Name Povlsen
Gender Male
Famous As CEO
Birth Date November 04, 1972
Birth Place Ringkobing

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Anders Holch Povlsen is a Danish billionaire as well as an investor who is the CEO and sole owner of the international clothes retailer chain Bestseller-Group (Vero Moda, Jack&Jones, etc.  Anders family opened their first store in 1975, in Brande, Danish Town. He is also the biggest shareholder in British internet clothes retailer Asos.com and second-biggest shareholder in German internet clothes retailer Zalando. He is the second biggest solo private landowner in the UK and Scotland’s largest private landowner. On 21st April 2019 as per the news reports, three of out of four children were killed in the Sri Lanka Terrorist Attack. The family was on holiday in Sri Lanka. The name of the children has not made public till yet.

Anders Holch Povlsen loses three of his four children in Sri Lanka attacks

The billionaire fashion tycoon behind online clothing retailer Asos lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks. Three days before the attacks, Mr. Povlsen's daughter Alma shared an Instagram photo of her siblings Astrid, Agnes, and Alfred - calling them "three little bears" - in front of a swimming pool lined by palm trees. The tragedy occurred less than a week after he published an impassioned open letter stating that his vision for his Scottish estates would be passed to his children. The name of the children has not made public till yet.

Birth Facts, Early Life, Birthday, Family, Wiki, Siblings, Education, And More

Anders Holch Povlsen was born on 4th November 1972. He was born to Troels Holch Povlsen and Merete Bech Povlsen. He was only 28 when his father made him the sole owner of Bestseller. As of today, his age is 46 but his age will be turning into 47 on her upcoming birthday in November as of 2019. He was born in Denmark, Ringkobing. At present, he is residing in Aarhus, Denmark. His nationality is Danish and his ethnicity is Mixed. Regarding his education, he attended Anglia Ruskin University Berlin School of Economics and Law. His birth sign is Sagittarius. His other early life information will be updated soon. 

Body Statistics (Height, Weight, Measurement, And More)

Anders Holch Povlsen is a very handsome person with a tall height of 5 ft 8 in and balanced weight of 90 Kg. He has got a very attractive smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. His other body measurement will be updated soon. 

Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Anders serves as Bestseller's Chief Executive Officer.
  • He bought a 10% stake in the German internet clothes retailer Zalando, becoming the third largest shareholder in the year 2013. 
  • He already had a 27% stake in ASOS.com, the largest UK internet-only fashion retailer.
  • It was reported that Povlsen owns 221,000 acres (890 km2; 345 sq mi) of land in Scotland, making him the largest landowner in 2018/2019.
  • He bought Aldourie Castle on the banks of Loch Ness for £15 million in 2015. 
  • He also bought 18,000-acre Eriboll estate in Sutherland for £7 million in October 2016. 
  • He has bought land in Romania's Carpathian Mountains to create a wilderness reserve for the surviving wolves, bears, and lynx.

Married, Unmarried Or In A Relationship

Anders is a married person. He was married to Anne Storm-Pedersen and lives in Aarhus, Denmark. The couple is blessed with four children named Agnes, Alma & Astrid and Alfred. Three of his children were killed in the 2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings, where the family was on holiday. 

Net Worth, Earnings, Source of Wealth

The net worth of this famous Danish billionaire is $6.7 Billion as of August 2018. In April 2019, Anders Holch Povlsen's net worth was estimated to be US$7.9B. He is the CEO and sole owner of the international clothes retailer chain Bestseller. In 2018, Povlsen was the richest Dane according to Forbes.