Edith Schippers

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Edith Schippers (Edith Ingeborg Schippers) was born on 25 August, 1964 in Utrecht, Netherlands, is a Politician · Businesswoman · Political consultant · Corporate director · Nonprofit director. Discover Edith Schippers’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 56 years old?

Popular AsEdith Ingeborg Schippers
OccupationPolitician · Businesswoman · Political consultant · Corporate director · Nonprofit director
Age56 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Born25 August 1964
Birthday25 August
BirthplaceUtrecht, Netherlands

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Who Is Edith Schippers’s Husband?

Her husband is Sander Spijker

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HusbandSander Spijker
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Children1 daughter

Edith Schippers Net Worth

She net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Edith Schippers worth at the age of 56 years old? Edith Schippers’s income source is mostly from being a successful . She is from . We have estimated Edith Schippers’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020$1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2019Under Review
Net Worth in 2019Pending
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Timeline of Edith Schippers


In March 2017 she announced she would not return in a new cabinet. On 26 October 2017, she was succeeded by Hugo de Jonge.

Schippers briefly returned to the political scene following the 2017 general election, when Speaker Khadija Arib appointed Schippers as the so-called informateur, whose role is to explore possible governing alliances. In February 2018, she was speculated as a possible successor to the recently resigned Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra, but she expressed that she was not available for another ministership, wanting instead to spend more time with her daughter.


One was issued in 2012, for not adequately informing the States General about the costs of bringing the Olympics to the Netherlands. In the same year another motion of no confidence was issued against her and minister Henk Bleker, for the way they treated the issues surrounding Q-fever. In 2013 a motion was issued regarding her actions with regards to fraud in the healthcare sector. In 2016 this issue regarding her actions with regards to fraud in the healthcare sector was investigated on a Dutch talkshow


In 2010 she succeeded Ab Klink in becoming Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport in the first Rutte cabinet. She briefly returned to the House of Representatives after the 2012 general election, but left again when the continuation of her ministership in the second Rutte cabinet was confirmed.


A member of the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), she is a political consultant by occupation. Schippers was a member of the House of Representatives from 3 June 2003 until 14 October 2010. Following the 2010 general election, she was asked to become Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport in the First Rutte cabinet taking office on 14 October 2010. After the election of 2012 she returned as a member of the House of Representatives, serving from 20 September 2012 until 5 November 2012. Schippers remained Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport in the Second Rutte cabinet serving until 26 October 2017. She did not stand for the election of 2017 and announced her semi-retirement.

Schippers was elected into the House of Representatives in the 2003 general election and was sworn in on 3 June of that year. Geert Wilders became her mentor. In 2006 she was elected as vice chairman of the VVD parliamentary party. Schippers considered this a great honour, but not her greatest success.


In 1993, Schippers became personal assistant to member of parliament Dick Dees. She served in this position until 1994, after which she became a staff member of the VVD parliamentary fraction dealing with healthcare, welfare and sports. After that, Schippers found employment at employers’ organisation VNO-NCW. From 1997 until 2001, her portfolio as secretary for VNO-CNW included healthcare and the labour market and from 2001 until 2003 spatial planning.


Edith Schippers’ alma mater is Leiden University, where she studied political science from 1985 till 1991. She also spent half a year studying at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India in 1990.


Edith Ingeborg Schippers (born 25 August 1964) is a Dutch retired politician and businesswoman serving as Chairwoman at the DSM Company since 1 February 2019.