Christian von Koenigsegg is the Chief Executive officer of manufacturer Koenigsegg Automobile AB. He is also the founder of this manufacturing company. In the year 1994, he did start the ‘Koenigsegg Project’ which would transform to become Koenigsegg Automotive AB. The design got developed by David Crawford, and his guide was by Christian von Koenigsegg concepts. When the prototype got developed, it laid the foundation of Koenigsegg Automotive AB. Even up to date, Christian von Koenigsegg together with his wife, they play an active role in the management of company they founded. Continue reading to know Christian von Koenigsegg’s net worth in 2018 and the factors that have contributed to its accumulation.
Christian von Koenigsegg Early Life
Christian von Koenigsegg was born in the year 1972 on July 2nd. His place of birth was in Stockholm. His love and interest for cars started at a very tender age. When he was five years old, he did watch a stop-motion film by the name ‘Flaklypa Grand Prix’. That was a show that did feature a man who used to build bicycles, making a racing car. The car was named II Tempo Gigante. When he turned six years old, he was able to drive a go-kart for the first time in his life. He says that this remains one of the best days of his life. His love for cars made him secure himself a job during summer.
His secured the job at Suzuki dealership as a cleaner. He used to clean cars. When working there, he found out that his hobby was tuning mopeds, and he got very well known in the area because he did it so well. He is married to Lalldora von Koenigsegg. In his early thirties, he contracted an autoimmune disorder where he lost all of his hair. In the year 2003, one his building caught fire
Christian von Koenigsegg Career, Awards & Achievements
He had always dreamt of starting his own automobile company. He began to follow his dream after he secured a job in Suzuki dealership showroom. Its location is very far away from Stockholm. He did work as a car washer, and when he had time to spare, he worked as moppets. His ability to do the work excellently made him quite famous for automobile maintenance and repair. In the year 1994 that is when he started his own automobile manufacturing company. The company was called Koenigsegg Automotive AB.
The person responsible for the designs was David Crawford. The prototype was received very well by the financiers. He also got together his whole fortune and invested it in the business. It went on to show how much trust he had in his company. Initially, before starting this company, he did own export and import business. That also did so well. Initially, he had to work for 16 hours a day with only three employees. His resilience has seen the company grow to make millions of profits.
Awards & Achievements
Christian von Koenigsegg has been able to establish one of the most successful Swedish automobile manufacturing company. His resilience to see it grow is something of admiration.
Net Worth of Christian von Koenigsegg
Christian von Koenigsegg has an estimated net worth of over $125 million. His wealth is from the company that he founded. His company can sell cars worth over $17 million every year. He has ambitions to increase his total net worth of over $25 million by the end of this year. His current net worth is likely to grow this year.
Christian von Koenigsegg has proved beyond any reasonable doubt that nothing is too high to achieve provided you set your mind to make it. His love for cars is also unending.