Sunday Times Rich List: Britain’s top 10 Billionaires
These are the 10 richest people in Britain according to the Sunday Times rich list:
- Sir Leonard Blavatnik £23bn
- David and Simon Reuben £21.46bn
- Sri and Gopi Hinduja and family £17bn
- Sir James Dyson and family £16.3bn
- Lakshmi Mittal and family £14.68bn
- Alisher Usmanov £13.4bn
- Kirsten and Jorn Rausing £13bn
- Roman Abramovich £12.1bn
- Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho £12.01bn
- Guy, George, Alannah and Galen Weston and family £11bn
Wealth among billionaires increased by 21.7 per cent over the year, rising by £106.5bn to £597.2bn.
Sir Leonard Blavatnik took the top spot on this year’s list as the richest person in the country.
His fortune rose by £7.2bn to around £23bn during 2020, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
Blavantnik is known for his sports streaming service Dazn -which recently signed a broadcast deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing.
His business interests include Warner Music, which he sold a £1.37bn stake in when it floated in the US last year.
Sir James Dyson has fallen back to fourth in the ranking after his wealth only increased by £100m to £16.3bn.
David and Simon Reuben are in second place after the property investors saw their wealth rise from £5.46bn to £21.46bn.
Jose Neves the founder of Farfetch, has seen shares soar 200 per cent over the past 12 months – as online shopping picked up popularity in lockdown.
Hugh Grosvenor – the Duke of Westminister, saw his wealth take a slight tumble this year, but he still tops £10bn and leads the Young Rich List.
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