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Charlene de Carvalho Heineken

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London, England

Alma mater
University of Leiden

Alexander de Carvalho


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Full Name
Charlene Heineken

30 June 1954 (age 66) (
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Lucille Cummins-Heineken, Freddy Heineken

Similar People
Michel de Carvalho, Freddy Heineken, Alexander de Carvalho, Frits Goldschmeding, Gerard Adriaan Heineken

Net worth
12.6 billion USD (2015)

Henry Pierre Heineken

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Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken (born 30 June 1954) is a Dutch-English businesswoman and the owner of a 25% controlling interest in the world's second-largest brewer, Heineken International. She is one of the richest women in the UK, with a net worth of $12.7 billion as of March 2017, according to Forbes.


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Early life

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Charlene Heineken was born on 30 June 1954, the daughter of Freddy Heineken, the Dutch industrialist, and Lucille Cummins, an American from a Kentucky family of bourbon whiskey distillers. She was educated at Rijnlands Lyceum Wassenaar, followed by a law degree from the University of Leiden.


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She owns a 25% controlling stake in Dutch brewer Heineken, where she is also an executive director.

Personal life

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She is married to Michel de Carvalho, a financier involved in NM Rothschild and Citi businesses, graduate of Harvard University, former film actor (as Michel Ray), and former Olympic luger, whom she met on a ski holiday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. He is a member of the supervisory board of Heineken NV. They reside in London with their five children.

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Upon the death of her father in 2002, she inherited about £3 billion, making her the wealthiest person with (shared) Dutch citizenship. In 2013, the Sunday Times Rich List ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK placed her 10th with an estimated fortune of £7billion.


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