The Richest Man In UK

Here is a list of the Top 10 Richest Man In UK. The No.1 Spot goes to the Duke of Westminster, Sir Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor.

1. Sir Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor Net Worth $15 Billion

Sir Gerald Grosvenor is the 6th Duke of Westminster. He is the owner of property company Grosvenor Group and the richest property developer in the UK. The duke is also one of the largest landowners in UK with vast estates in Oxford, Cheshire and Scotland. He also owns  large areas of Mayfair and Belgravia in central London.

2. David and Simon Reuben Net Worth $11 Billion

The two Jewish brothers were born in India and raised in the UK. They started by importing carpets and investing in real estates. The brothers also invested in the Russian metals market. At one time, their company controlled about 5% of the world's aluminium output.

3. Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja Net Worth $8.5 Billion

The brothers are the primary shareholders of Hinduja group. Srichand is the chairman of the Hinduja Group. The group has expanded significantly into a multinational  company with interests in petroleum, media, technology, automobiles, defense and energy. The company employs more than 75,000 people.

4. Charles Cadogan Net Worth $5.5 Billion

Charles Cadogan is the 9th Earl of Cadogan and is the head of one of the most well known real estate dynasties that stretch more than 300 years. He controls vast amount of estates through the company, Cadogan Estates.

5. Sir Philip & Cristina Green Net Worth $5 Billion

Sir Philip is the CEO of Arcadia Group a retail giant that includes TopShop, BHS and Dorothy Perkins. He is the son of a successful Jewish property developer and retailer. Philip and his wife Cristina is famous for their failed attempt to make a hostile bid for Marks and Spencer.

6. Sir Richard Branson Net Worth $4.6 Billion

Sir Richard Branson is the founder of Virgin Group which has more than 400 companies under its wings. Branson has his hands in telecommunications, transport, airlines, lifestyle and many more.

7. James Dyson Net Worth Net Worth $4.4 Billion

Dyson is an inventor and industrial designer that founded the Dyson company. Dyson is most famous for inventing the dual cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner. Dyson is also famous for its fan without external blades and its Dyson Airblade a fast hand dryer.

8. Laurence Graff Net Worth $4.3 Billion

Laurence Graff is a jeweler and businessman who founded Graff Diamonds. His diamonds are often bought by rich buyers from the Middle East and also the Sultan of Brunei. Graff Diamonds has over 35 stores worldwide.


9. Anthony Bamford & family Net Worth $4.2 Billion

Anthony Bamford is a businessman and Chairman of JCB Ltd. He succeeded his father as Chairman of the company in 1975. JCB is the third largest construction equipment manufacturer in the world. Bamford was knighted in 1990.

10. Joe Lewis Net Worth $4.2 Billion

Joe Lewis is a businessman and Chairman of Tavistock group. He currently resides in Bahamas. Lewis is famous for teaming up with George Soros to short the British Pound in September 1992. It is said he made more money than Soros on that short.

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