Just in case you don’t know, United Kingdom is the union of several countries in Northwestern Europe. These countries are Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England. Its capital city is the beautiful and iconic city of London. There are a lot of wealthy people in United Kingdom nowadays. Here are the top 10 of them:
10. Michael Ashley
Since 1982, this businessman is risking his hard-earned money in the sports-clothing retailing industry. Luckily, he succeeds and continues to earn a considerable amount of profit these days. His net worth is around $4.9 billion.
9. Laurence Graff
This 77-year-old billionaire actually started with nothing. However, he strived and put up his own diamond jewelry firm. This is the reason why he has $5 billion net income. Some of his famous clients are Donald Trump, Elizabeth Taylor, Larry Ellison, and Oprah Winfrey.
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8. Philip & Cristina Green
This billionaire couple is successful enough in the retailing industry. In fact, they had established several retailing brands such as Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, Burton, Topman, and Topshop. Their net worth is around $5.1 billion.
7. David & Frederick Barclay
They are actually twin brothers, and known to be rich for having $5.2 billion net worth. They are 81 years old at the moment. At first, they earn big profit from a hotel business. But now, there are also indulging in the media industry. They have stock shares in UK e-retailer Shop Direct Group and the Telegraph Newspaper Group.
6. Joe Lewis
With $5.4 billion net income, Joe Lewis becomes billionaire by investing to a lot of highly-profiteering projects. Good example for this is the Lake Nona development. It is the newest tennis community in the US, perfect for those tennis lovers. Currently, he is 78 years old.
5. Bruno Schroder
This 82-year-old businessman is thriving in the banking industry. He is the current director of Schroders, which is a financial company that is existing for 210 years now. His grandfather named John Henry Schroder was the one who founded it. The said banking firm has $420 billion assets at the moment. His net worth is around $5.9 billion.
4. Charles Cadogan
Having $7.2 billion net worth, this billionaire is into the business of real estate. He and his family own a lot of real estate properties in London. One of the famous project he had before was the development of Sloane Street, which is a famous shopping centre London has to offer.
3. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor
He and his family own a large land area within United Kingdom. In fact, he is known as the 6th Duke of Westminster. This 63-year-old rich man is actually indulging in the real estate industry. This is where he gets his $12.6 billion net income.
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2. David & Simon Reuben
These Reuben Brothers are very successful in the metal industry. In fact, they have a net worth of $13.7 billion. This happened when they bought Metro International from Goldman Sachs. They are also investing into African mines that’s why they have this extremely higher income.
1. Hinduja Brothers
This richest group of people in United Kingdom is actually composed of 4 persons who happen to be siblings. They own a multinational company that is very successful in their chosen business field, so far. The name of this company is Hinduja Group. Their net income reaches as much as $14.5 billion.
These are the top 10 richest people in United Kingdom this 2015. Get to know all of them and be inspired with their success.