The United Kingdom is among the most developed global regions with a lot of infrastructural and industrial development. A lot of the entrepreneurs around UK are among the top richest people in the world. Being a region rich in quality skills and ideas, they are working hard to exceed their own limits. The UK boasts of having among the most valuable currency in the world. The high innovation and invention experienced in the UK is to be applauded and remarked. These are among the factors contributing to some of its citizens being listed as the top ten richest people in this said region.
List of Top 10 Richest People in The United Kingdom in 2017
10. S.P. HINDUJA
Born Srichand Parmanand Hinduja on 28th November 1935, the 81 years old man is an Indian born British entrepreneur and investor. He is currently valued at more than 15 million US dollars and also ranks among the richest people in the world. Majorly involved in diversified businesses, Hinduja deals in banking and finance, real estate, information technology, media and entertainment, oil and gas and other major businesses. With the fluctuating business values, he keeps on changing his net worth with time.
9. THE NEW DUKE OF WESTMINSTER
He seems to be the new billionaire in town due to the death of his father Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor. The 25 year old Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor is the immediate heir to the fortunes of his father. The third born in a family of four siblings now lies among the richest people in the UK. The former account manager in a firm now owns over 300 acres of developed land around London and deals in the real estate business. He is valued at over 16 billion US dollars. Indeed this is a fortune to dream of.
8. THE REUBEN BROTHERS
Composed of David Reuben and Simon Reuben, aged 74 years and 71 years old respectively, the two brothers are also ranked among the richest people in the UK 2017. The property investors are of Indian origin but born British. They are ranked with a net worth of over 30 billion US dollars. They mainly venture in property that is metals, shipping industry and real estates. Major investors in other businesses too, they are real competitors in the UK.
7. LAKSHMI MITTAL
Born Lakshimi Niwas Mittal was born on 15th June 1950, the 66 years old is another Indian who tops in the richest people in the UK. He is the chairman and C.E.O of Arcelormittal. This is a company that deals with steel making and is among the largest companies in the world. He deals in sports that including the ownership of Queens park rangers football club, has also invested in Medicare and also in education. He is valued at a net worth of over 12 billion US dollars.
6. BARCLAY BROTHERS
The twin brothers of David Rowat and Frederick Hugh were born on the 24th October 1934. The brothers deal in media especially in the vast newspapers industry. They also deal in the retail business, property ownership, shipping industry and a delivery business. The brothers have a net value estimated at over 6 million US dollars.
5. CHARLENE DE CARVALHO
Born Charlene on 30th June 1954, she is aged 62 years old. She is nicknamed Heineken as she owns part of the world’s biggest brewer, Heineken international. She couples that with being the executive director of the same company. He is married to Michel de Carvalho who is also a major businessperson, which adds her value upwards. She is valued at a net worth of over 12 billion dollars. This is one amongst the Top 10 Richest People in The United Kingdom 2017.
4. JOHN FREDRIKSEN
Born John Fredriksen, is a British rich business man born on 10th may 1944 aged 72 years old. He has been listed among very rich and top richest British businessmen. He is involved in a vast variety of businesses involving shipping. He also deals in sea food business and fish farms in Britain. His other businesses involve offshore drilling and he also owns a very large oil tanker fleet. His net worth is valued at around over 6 billion US dollars.
3. BERTARELLI FAMILY
Composed of Kirsty and Ernesto Bertarelli, the couple is also listed in the top ten richest people in the UK. They boast of vast wealth and numerous businesses and companies. Kirsty is a song writer and a model too. Ernesto is a big businessman. They both are proud wealthy people enjoying successful family businesses. Their families are listed among the richest in the world. They have a net worth value of over 9 billion US dollars.
2. GALEN WESTON
Born Willard Gordon Galen Weston, the 76 year old was born on 29th October 1940. He is the chairman of George Weston limited. The company deals in the food processing and distribution in the United Kingdom and the entire region. He is also involved in the retail business of luxury goods and runs a charity trust too. He is also the chairman of Weston Garfield Weston foundation. He is valued at a net worth of over 9 billion US dollars.
1. LEN BLAVATNIK
He is among if not the richest person in the United Kingdom. He is worth over 13 billion US dollars and boasts of various ventures in different businesses. He has invested in spotify and beats, he also deals in real estate. He also deals I clothing and serious fashion at different levels. He owns the Warner bros records and other music labels in general plus film and production companies.
This is one amongst the Top 10 Richest People in The United Kingdom 2017. It takes a lot of time and dedication to reach such calibers. It is very hard and tough to reach and be mentioned among the top ten richest people around a certain town leave alone UK. It is through sheer hard work and determination that these people are able to maintain the status quo even if they have acquired the riches through inheritance.