Dave & Cliff Lede are Canadian millionaire brothers who are best known for their deep interest in making wines. They grew up in Alberta, where their father ran a construction company. After their father died in 1980, the two brothers took over their family’s business, turned it into one of the largest construction company in Canada. Today, they have an estimated net worth of $988 million, which ranks them among the richest families in the country.
Dave Lede and son
After Cliff Lede turned 45, he decided to focus on wine collecting. In the year 2002, he acquired the S. Anderson winery for about $15 million and renamed it Cliff Lede Vineyards. In 2013, he acquired an old inn, renovated it and turned it into what is now the luxury Poetry Inn. Two years later, this Canadian billionaire relocated to Napa, bought an 18-acre plot and built himself a luxurious home to live in.
Dave, on the hand, decided to stick to his family’s line of business. He moved the company into civil construction, pipeline trenching, office buildings and mining among other areas. He even took the company’s operations to Vancouver. The two brothers have managed to keep their father’s legacy alive, and have managed to earn respect in the business world.
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