Christa Gelpke Net Worth
Christa Gelpke net worth: Christa Gelpke is a German businesswoman who has a net worth of $3.4 billion. Christa Gelpke is part of the German Engelhorn family whose patriarch Fredrich Engelhorn founded the chemical company BASF in 1865. Gelpke's cousin Curt Engelhorn ran the family business Boehringer Mannheim for over 30 years and expanded into biochemical and pharmaceutical operations. The company was sold to Roche for $11 billion in 1997. Christa Gelpke owned an 18% stake in Corange Ltd. which is the family holding company and nettled almost $2 billion. Gelpke lives in Manheim, Germany.