Net Worth 2020 $ 13.2 Billion
Kirsten Elisbet Rausing, DL (born 6 June 1952) owns a third of the holding company Tetra Laval and sits on the company board alongside other members of her family. She was listed as the 150th richest individual in the world in 2020 list of The World’s Billionaires.
Born in Lund, Sweden, Rausing is the eldest child of Swedish industrialist Gad Rausing (1922–2000) and his wife Birgit (née Mayne). She is the granddaughter of Ruben Rausing (1895–1983) who was the founder of the liquid food packaging company Tetra Pak. Her father bought out the 50% share in the company from his brother Hans Rausing in 1995, leaving her side of the family as sole remaining owner of Tetra Pak. She is the granddaughter of Swedish landscape painter Henry Mayne (1891–1975).
Rausing lives in the UK and breeds horses at her stud farm Lanwades Stud in Newmarket. Rausing is a member of the Jockey Club and a former director of the National Stud. With Richard Frisby, Michael Goodbody and Guy Heald, she is a director of the British Bloodstock Agency.
Rausing is one of Britain’s richest women. With her brothers Jörn Rausing and Finn Rausing, she sits on the board of holding company Tetra Laval. In the Sunday Times Rich List 2019 ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK she was placed 6th (jointly with her brother Jörn) with an estimated fortune of £12.256 Billion. In the Sunday Times Rich List 2012, she was ranked as the 4th richest woman in the UK.