Hans Melchers

About Hans Melchers

Birth Day: May 18, 1938
Birth Place: Vorden, Netherlands, Netherlands
Residence: Vorden, Netherlands
Spouse(s): married
Children: 2

Hans Melchers

Hans Melchers was born on May 18, 1938 in Vorden, Netherlands, Netherlands. Hans Melchers derives the lion's share of his fortune from a large stake in HAL Trust, an international investment company based in Monaco. Before that, in the late 80s, Melchers purchased a chemical manufacturing company. Melchers retired as CEO in 2002 and the company was renamed Melspring. A passionate fan of bridge, the billionaire started his own professional team and provided major funding for the 2011 World Bridge Championship held in the Netherlands. He also collects modern and contemporary art, and in 2015 opened the MORE Museum in Gorssel, Netherlands to house over 1,000 of his pieces. Melchers purchased a small, 14th-century castle in the eastern Dutch city of Ruurlo, and hopes to open a second museum location there in 2017.
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Popular As Hans Melchers
Occupation Finance and Investments
Age 82 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 18, 1938 (Vorden, Netherlands, Netherlands)
Birthday May 18
Town/City Vorden, Netherlands, Netherlands
Nationality Netherlands

🌙 Zodiac

Hans Melchers’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Hans Melchers was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Biography/Timeline

1990

Since the early 1990s until 2007, Melchers was a major sponsor of the Dutch Bridge Federation (NBB). In 2008 Melchers started his own professional bridge team. He "provided major funding for the 2011 world bridge championship held in the Netherlands" (in Veldhoven, hosted by NBB).

2005

His daughter, Claudia, was the victim of a kidnapping in September 2005. She was released after two days of confinement.

2016

On the Forbes 2016 list of the world's billionaires, he was ranked #722 with a net worth of US$2.4 billion.

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