John Van Lieshout Biography
Van Lieshout, who was born in the Netherlands in 1946, is one of 13 children born to Karel Van Lieshout, a plasterer, and his wife, Anna, who immigrated to Australia in 1960 and were initially processed at Brisbane’s Wacol Migrant Camp.
Van Lieshout graduated from high school.
John Van Lieshout Career
John Van Lieshout is a billionaire from Australia who founded and previously owned the Super A-Mart furniture store chain.
Van Lieshout founded and previously owned the Super A-Mart furniture store chain. In 2006, he sold Super A-Mart for A$500 million and moved into property development. He has acquired 600 housing blocks and 200 townhouses in the Brisbane area through his Unison Projects Group.
Other family members have started businesses, and the family is known in Australia as the “kings and queens of furniture,” having founded companies such as Empire Office Furniture, Super A-Mart, BW Coles, Chevron, and the Woolstore.
John Van Lieshout Personal Life
Van Lieshout is a married father of three who lives in Brisbane, Queensland.
Van Lieshout was named the richest person in Queensland by the Sunday Mail in 2014.
John Van Lieshout Net Worth
John Van Lieshout has an estimated net worth of approximately $1.3 billion as reported by Forbes as at 2022.