Nicky Oppenheimer

Nicky Oppenheimer Net Worth, Age, Family & Biography
$8.3 B Real Time Net Worth #230 in the world today

About Nicky Oppenheimer

Businessman Nicholas F. Oppenheimer is a billionaire from South Africa. He was the former deputy chairman of Anglo American and the chairman of the diamond mining company De Beers and its subsidiary, the Diamond Trading Company. He ranks third in Africa in terms of wealth.

Nicky Oppenheimer
Nicky Oppenheimer, Chairman of De Beers, in his office at the headquarters.

Nicky Oppenheimer Family

On June 8, 1945, Nicholas F. Oppenheimer was born. Oppenheimer is the child of Bridget and Harry Oppenheimer, and grandson of Somewhat English American pioneer Ernest Oppenheimer. His father belonged to a German Jewish family. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, Ludgrove School, Harrow School, and Oxford University, where he studied philosophy, politics, and economics and received an MA from Oxford.

Nicky Oppenheimer Career

Oppenheimer began working for Anglo American in 1968, rose through the ranks to director in 1974 and deputy chairman in 1983. He surrendered in 2001, staying a non-leader chief until 2011. He was selected representative executive of the then Focal Selling Association (presently Precious Stone Exchanging Organization) in 1984, and agent administrator of De Lagers United Mines in 1985. Nicky Oppenheimer was additionally delegated executive of the Jewel Exchanging Organization 1985. He was chairman of the De Beers Group from 1998 until 2012 when the family stake was sold to Anglo American. He retired at that time.

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Mr and Mrs Nicky Oppenheimer with Jon Cayzer ,Secretary to Prince Mangosuthu Buthulezi attend the 80th bithday celebration of Prince Mangosuthu Buthulezi at the Durban Exhibition Centre on November 1, 2008 in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. 

Nicky Oppenheimer Net Worth

Nicholas Oppenheimer’s net worth was estimated to be approximately $8.3 billion USD in 2023, according to Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires List.

Nicky Oppenheimer Facts

With a reported estimated net Worth of $8.3 billion, Oppenheimer ranked 23rd on the Sunday Times Rich List 2018 in the United Kingdom.

Personal Information

Full Name Nicholas F. Oppenheimer
Father’s Name Harry Oppenheimer
Mother’s Name Bridget Oppenheimer
Siblings Mary Slack
Date Of Birth 8 June 1945
Age 78 Years
Birth Place South Africa
Height 5’ 6”
Education Graduate
Net Worth $8.3 Billion
Profession Businessman
Relationship Status Married
Nicky Oppenheimer
Nicky Oppenheimer, age 63, the Chairman of De Beers stands in a De Beers boardroom on March 18, 2008 in Gaborone, Botswana. It was Nicky?s grandfather, Sir Ernest Oppenheimer who launched what was the worlds largest diamond company about 120 years ago. 

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