Nicholas F. Oppenheimer was born on the 8th of June 1945. He is the current richest South African and second richest man in Africa after Aliko Dangote. He is a billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He was the former chairman of De Beers diamond mining company and also of its subsidiary, the Diamond Trading Company, and he was also the former deputy chairman of Anglo American. His main origin of wealth is Diamonds.
As a philanthropist, Nicky Oppenheimer and his son Jonathan Oppenheimer established the Brenthurst Foundation in 2005 as a way to contribute to the debate around strategies and policies for strengthening Africa’s economic performance and enabling inclusive and sustainable development.
Nicholas F. Oppenheimer Age
Nicholas F. Oppenheimer was born on the 8th of June 1945 to Bridget (née McCall) and Harry Oppenheimer and is currently aged 73 as at the time of publishing this post. He is the grandson of Ernest Oppenheimer, founder of Anglo American and the first generation of the family to head (from 1929) the De Beers diamond mining company in South Africa
Nicholas F. Oppenheimer Education
Oppenheimer was attended Harrow School and Christ Church, Oxford, where he studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and took the Oxford MA
Nicholas F. Oppenheimer Family
In 1968, Nicholas F. Oppenheimer got married Orcillia “Strilli” Lasch, daughter of industrial tycoon Helli Lasch and together they both have a son who is Jonathan Oppenheimer, a businessman just like his father.
Nicholas F. Oppenheimer Net Worth
According to the recently released Forbes list, Nicholas F. Oppenheimer currently has a net worth of over $7 billion thereby making him the second richest man in Africa and 199th richest man in the world. He is also currently the richest man in South Africa.
Nicky Oppenheimer Profile Summary
Date of Birth: 8 June 1945
Age: 73 Years
Source of Wealth: Diamonds
Wife: Orcillia “Strilli” Lasch
Children: Jonathan Oppenheimer
Net Worth: $7.7 Billion