Lego creates three new billionaires

Lego, the Billund, Denmark-based toymaker famous for its colorful building bricks, has minted three new billionaires as the company’s revenue soared 25 per cent last year.

14th March, 2013
“Lego is on fire,” said one analyst.

Lego, the Billund, Denmark-based toymaker famous for its colorful building bricks, has minted three new billionaires as the company’s revenue soared 25

per cent last year.

The children of Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, Denmark’s richest man - Sofie Kirk Kiaer Kristiansen, Thomas Kirk Kristiansen, and Agnete Kirk Thinggaard - hold a combined 37 per cent economic interest in the company valued at more than €4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. None have appeared...

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