Who is Renata Kellnernova?
Renata Kellnernova is widely known as the second wife of Czech billionaire 56-year-old Petr Kellner, the founder of the PPF Group, who was previously wed to Iva Kellnerova, but the marriage ended in divorce. Kellner has reportedly been killed in a helicopter crash while heliskiing in Alaska.
Everyone at Chelsea FC is saddened to learn of the passing of Petr Kellner. Petr was a supporter of the Club and part of the Chelsea family. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) March 29, 2021
Petr Kellner Wife: Renata Kellnernova
Kellner started an investment fund which he used to buy a controlling stake in the biggest Czech insurer during its privatization. The PPF Group was involved in insurance, finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, media, or biotech in businesses mainly in Europe, Asia, and the United States.
Together, Renata and Petr set up the Educa foundation in 2002, where she served as chairwoman of the board. In 2009, she and her husband founded The Kellner Family Foundation which took over from the Educa.
In 2013 she also became the chairwoman of the board of directors of the Czech Equestrian Team.
Petr Kellner Family
Kellner and his wife Renata Kellnernova had four children together, including showjumper Anna.
Renata Kellnernova Net Worth
Through The Kellner Family Foundation, Renata and her husband help academically gifted young people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. They also channel significant effort and money into raising the quality of public education in the Czech Republic.
They work to improve the quality of teaching at public elementary schools in the Czech Republic, now known as Czechia.
They do this by facilitating and broadening the opportunities for teachers to learn new and better ways to teach their students. The Kellners have been supporting educational activities in their nation through their foundations for more than 15 years.
During this time they distributed over 1.2 billion crowns (roughly £39.1million).
Renata Kellnernova Helicopter Crash
Czech Republic’s richest man Petr Kellner killed on a heli-skiing excursion on Saturday when their chopper crashed near a glacier in Alaska, officials said. Kellner, whose net worth has been estimated at $17.5 billion by Forbes, was aboard the Airbus AS350 B3 helicopter.
Mr. Kellner was killed, along with another guest of the Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, Benjamin Larochaix, also of the Czech Republic; two of the lodge’s guides, Gregory Harms and Sean McMannany; and the helicopter’s pilot, Zach Russel, officials said.
One survivor was listed in serious but stable condition, according to the Alaska State Troopers, which said that the National Transportation Safety Board would conduct an investigation to determine what caused the crash. Emergency responders said they were notified at 10 p.m. on Saturday that the helicopter had not returned from an excursion and that debris from a crash had been observed near Knik Glacier.