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Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad
Ingvar Kamprad lecturing a group of students at Växjö University (23 March 2004).
Personal information
Birth date30 March 1926(age 91)
Place of birthÄlmhult, Kronoberg County
Net worth(-)US$6 billion (2011)
Children4 children: sons Peter, Jonas and Matthias; daughter: Annika Kihlbom

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Ingvar Feodor Kamprad ( ; born 30 March 1926) is a Swedish business magnate and the founder of IKEA, a retail company.

According to Forbes magazine, as of 2011 he is the 162nd wealthiest person in the world with an estimated net worth of around US$6 billion in 2011. According to Swedish business weekly Veckans Affärer, he is the wealthiest person in the world with an estimated wealth of between $50bn and $90bn, owning the IKEA franchise through Interogo Foundation and Stichting INGKA Foundation.

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