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Net Worth1.95 billion USD
Date Of BirthDecember 14, 1952
SpouseKaren Roos

Koos Bekker is a South African media and internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Naspers, a South African media conglomerate. He is currently the chairman of the board.

Bekker was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 29 October 1944. His parents were both Afrikaners. He has two sisters. He was educated at Pretoria Boys High School and the University of Pretoria, where he studied economics and accounting.

Bekker began his career as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in Johannesburg. He then joined Rand Consolidated Investments, where he eventually became CEO. In 1981, he co-founded Naspers with Ton Vosloo.

Naspers is a leading media group in Africa and emerging markets, with a focus on digital platforms. The group operates in over 130 countries and has over 120,000 employees. Naspers’s businesses include online classifieds, ecommerce, payments, and video entertainment.

Bekker has been instrumental in Naspers’s growth and success. Under his leadership, Naspers has become one of the most valuable companies in Africa, with a market capitalization of over $100 billion. Bekker has also been a driving force behind Naspers’s investment in Chinese internet giant Tencent, which is now worth over $500 billion.

Bekker stepped down as CEO of Naspers in 2014, but remains chairman of the board. He is also a member of the board of directors of Tencent.

Bekker is married to Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, a South African businesswoman. They have three children.

Bekker has a net worth of $2.4 billion.

General Info

Full NameKoos Bekker
Net Worth1.95 billion USD
Date Of BirthDecember 14, 1952
EducationColumbia Business School


SpouseKaren Roos

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Art Department

Drowning by Numbers1988set dresser: Holland - as Allard Becker
Amsterdamned1988set dresser
Een maand later1987set dresser
In de schaduw van de overwinning1986set dresser
Ciske the Rat1984property assistant
De schorpioen1984set dresser
Moord in extase1984property master


Koppels2006TV Series
Zes minuten2004TV Series
Flodder1994-1998TV Series 2 episodes
Westzijde Posse1997TV Series

Assistant Director

De Noorderlingen1992assistant director
Oh Boy!1991first assistant director


Een maand later1987jogger

Production Manager

Flodder1993TV Series production supervisor

Set Decorator

Het bittere kruid1985


De eenzame oorlog van Koos Tak1996TV Series production staff - 1 episode

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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