Petr Kellner is the richest man in the Czech Republic and is also a well-known businessman with a net worth of $11.4 billion. He began his career with a company that was involved in the import and sales of Ricoh photocopying machines. It is while working in this company that he met Milan Maderyc and Milan Vinkler, who went on to be his business partners in the later years. Together, the three friends founded PPF – Prvni Privatizacni Fond. From the word go, this was a successful venture and the company was able to purchase stocks in more than 200 companies which were worth $5 billion. The turning point in their entrepreneurial venture came, when in the year 1995, they went on to buy 25% shares in the largest insurance company in
The turning point in their entrepreneurial venture came, when in the year 1995, they went on to buy 25% shares in the largest insurance company in Czech Republic named Ceska Pojistivna. Later they succeeded in buying 95% shares in the firm and went on to managing it. In the year 2007, PPF got into a joint venture with Assicurazioni Generali. The idea was that the two firms will engage in various deals together in countries like Czech Republic, Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia and Serbia. With this venture, Petr Kellner went on to become one of the directors in the Generali’s Board. However, this venture was finally called off in 2015.
Petr Kellner Parents
Petr Kellner was born on 20th May 1964 in Ceska Lipa in Czechoslovakia. However, there is not much information about his parents. The only thing known about his growing years is that he went to University of Economics in Prague and graduated from there in 1986.
Petr Kellner Spouse – Renata Kellnerova
Petr Kellner married twice. His first wife was Iva Kellnerova whom he later divorced. Presently he is married to Renata Kellnerova and lives with her in Vrane nad Vltavou. He has four children.
Petr Kellner Children – Anna Kellnerova and 3 More
Petr Kellner and his wife Renata Kellnerova were blessed with a daughter on 26th November 1996. They named her Anna Kellnerova. She is a show jumping rider who has represented Czech Republic a number of times and has come out victorious. They have three other children. However, not much is known about them.
Petr Kellner Net Worth
If the latest reports are to be believed, Petr Kellner has a net worth of $11.4 billion. He is richest man of the Czech Republic. According to the Forbes List, he is ranked 102nd in the list of the richest people of the world. He offers scholarships to children at his Open Gate School. He is also known to have made a major contribution to the Think Tank Library project that was proposed by the former president of Czech Republic, Vavclav Klaus.