Katharina Andresen

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Katharina Andresen
Born
Katharina Gamlemshaug Andresen

(1995-05-21) 21 May 1995 (age 26)
Oslo, Norway
Parent(s) Johan H. Andresen Jr.
Relatives Alexandra Andresen (sister)

Katharina Gamlemshaug Andresen (born 21 May 1995) [1] [2] is a Norwegian heiress, and as of 2020, the world's third-youngest billionaire (US$ 1.1 billion) as reported by Forbes. [3]

She is the daughter of Johan H. Andresen Jr., owner of Ferd AS, who, in 2007, transferred 42.2% ownership stakes each to Katharina and her sister Alexandra. [4] [5] [6] She is the great-granddaughter of Johan H. Andresen, great-great-granddaughter of Johan Henrik Andresen and Anton Klaveness, and great-great-great-granddaughter of Nicolai Andresen. Johan Henrik was the brother of Nicolay August Andresen, and the uncle of Nils August Andresen Butenschøn.

In November 2017, Andresen was fined 250,000kr (US$27,000) for drunken driving. [7] Andresen's blood-alcohol content was three times the legal limit. Alongside the fine, the sentence included a 13-month license suspension. [8]

In 2019, she stated that she would be moving to London, England. [9]

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