Top 25 Britain’s Richest billionaires, according to The Sunday Times Rich List.
5 David and Simon Reuben £9.7 billion
6 Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli £9.45 billion
7 Lakshmi Mittal and family £9.2 billion
8 Kirsten and Jorn Rausing £8.7 billion
9 The Duke of Westminster £8.56 billion
10 Roman Abramovich £7.29 billion
11 John Fredriksen and family £7.24 billion
12 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho £7.145 billion
13 Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay £6.5 billion
14 Hans Rausing and family £6.4 billion
15 Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber and family £5.935 billion
16 Carrie and Francois Perrodo and family £5.8 billion
17 Nathan Kirsh £5.06 billion
18 Earl Cadogan and family £4.8 billion
19 Nicky Oppenheimer and family £4.55 billion
20 Sir Richard Branson and family £4.1 billion
21 Bruno Schroder and family £3.76 billion
22= Mike Ashley £3.5 billion
22= Sir James Dyson and family £3.5 billion
22= Sir Philip and Lady Green £3.5 billion
25 Sir Henry Keswick and family £3.275 billion
UK’ richest hedge fund manager is Michael Platt
Net worth: £2.1 billion ($3.02 billion)
Platt, 48, the cofounder of London-based BlueCrest hedge fund, sold a 25% stake in the Man fund in 2003 for £105 million. BlueCrest then bought back that stake in 2011 for £387 million. He earned more than £500 million last year.
However, he said in December that he is going to shut down the hedge fund business to become a private partnership.
The family behind Europe’s biggest steelmaker has lost more than £2bn in the past year, the annual Sunday Times Rich List has revealed.
Lakshmi Mittal, owner of ArcelorMittal, who held the top slot in 2008 with £27.7bn now has a fortune of £7.12bn and is number 11 on this year’s list.
The number of London billionaires fell for the first time since the financial crash – from 80 in 2015 to 77.
There are also a record 125 women on this year’s top 1,000 list.
At the top of the 2016 guide to Britain and Ireland’s richest people are property tycoons the Reuben brothers, owners of London’s Millbank Tower and the John Lewis headquarters, who have a fortune of £13.1bn.
Mumbai-born David and Simon Reuben, who also own London Oxford Airport and London Heliport, have increased their fortune by £3.4bn in the past year.
Others on the list include:
Sir James Dyson – best known for inventing his vacuum cleaner and who is now trying to move into the car market – has seen a 43% rise in wealth, making him the first self-made Briton to break the £5bn barrier
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is Britain’s wealthiest sportsman, worth £106m
England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney tops this year’s list for young sportsmen in Britain – worth £82m
Adele has been named as Britain’s richest ever female musician with an £85m fortune – an increase of £35m compared to last year
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney topped the musicians list with an estimated £760m fortune – boosted by his American heiress wife’s £150m stake in her family’s US trucking business
Britain’s richest self made woman is Denise Coates – who turned a small chain of betting shops into the world’s biggest online gambling firm – Bet365. She’s now worth more than £3.7bn