Who is Claudia Heffner Peltz?
Claudia Heffner Peltz is a former American fashion model but who is probably best known for being the spouse of American billionaire business mogul and investor Nelson Peltz. Then Claudia is also widely recognized for being the mother of actor Will Peltz, best known for appearing in 2014 comedy drama movie “Men, Women & Children”, as well as of a retired professional ice hockey player Brad Peltz known for playing left wing for National Hockey League’s (NHL) Ottawa Senators, and the young actress Nicola Peltz who appeared in the 2014 Hollywood blockbuster movie “Transformers: Age of Extinction”.
Claudia Heffner Peltz’s Early Life
Claudia Heffner was born under the zodiac sign of Pisces on the 12th March 1955 in the USA, into the family of William J. and Barbara Heffner, and apart from obviously being of American nationality, she is also of white ethnicity. Further details about her family’s background as well as information on her educational history haven’t been publically disclosed to the present day.
Claudia’s Marriage with Nelson Peltz
Claudia has been married to the internationally renowned business magnate Nelson Peltz since 1985. During their three decades of their marriage, the couple has welcomed sons William ‘Will’ born in 1986 and Brad born in 1989, as well as daughter Nicola born in 1995. Claudia is not Peltz’s first wife – he was married twice before from which he has five children – but despite the age difference of 13 years, it appears that even after more than 30 years spent together, Claudia Heffner and Nelson Peltz are still happily married.
Claudia Heffner Peltz’s Husband Nelson Peltz
Nelson Peltz was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on the 24th June 1942, in New York City, USA, one of two sons of Maurice Herbert and Claire Peltz. Apart from being of American nationality, he is also of Jewish ancestry and white ethnicity. Upon completing his elementary and secondary education, Peltz enrolled into an undergraduate course at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. However, in 1963 he abandoned his studies to become a delivery truck driver in his grandfather’s company – A. Peltz & Sons. Soon afterwards he was appointed as the head of the company, and in the course of the next 15 years managed to shift the company’s focus from distribution to production, which resulted in an incredible commercial success, through buying out a series of other food companies, then in 1972, alongside his brother Robert, he launched Flagstaff Corp. Under his careful guidance and watchful eye, Peltz’s company later acquired several large and successful companies such as Triangle Industries, Inc. as well as Snapple to name just two.
In 2005, Peltz co-founded an activist investment firm named the Trian Fund Management, L.P. which now has possession of a large number of stakes in major companies such as DuPont, the Bank of New York, and the Mondelez International conglomerate among several others. It is estimated that the total worth of businesses running under the Peltz’s management exceeds the sum of $11 billion.
Although it appears that Claudia Heffner Peltz is the least famous personality in her family, being shadowed by her husband and their three children, her roles of a mother and a pillar of her household shouldn’t be underestimated – she managed to raise three children who are all successful in the professions they chose, as well as to be a rock solid backbone and supporter of her husband.
With her husband and her family, Claudia Heffner Peltz currently resides in Bedford, New York.
Claudia Heffner Peltz’s Net Worth
Have you ever wondered how much wealth the 63 year-old wife of the currently No. 1394th on the world’s richest list has accumulated so far? How rich Claudia Heffner Peltz is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Claudia Heffner Peltz’s net worth, as of late 2018, revolves around the sum of $5 million, primarily acquired through her marriage to Nelson Peltz whose wealth is estimated at the rather astonishing sum of $1.6 billion.