Graf was born in Austria in 1946. Graf was born in a one bedroom flat and was raised by his grandparents. His first line of work was an apprentice butcher and it was presumed that he would follow in the line of the family Business and assume control of the family’s butcher shop. It was in 1974 when he decided that he would venture off on his own.
According to Forbes’ list of global billionaires, he is listed at number 208 with a net worth of $7 billion as of July 2015.