Net Worth: $168 Million
- Source of Wealth Publishing
- Tony and Maureen Wheeler Birth Place England
- Tony and Maureen Wheeler Height N/A
- Tony and Maureen Wheeler Marital Status Married (Maureen Wheeler)
Tony and Maureen Wheeler net worth: English-Australian publishing entrepreneur, businessman with his wife Northern Irish-Australian publishing entrepreneur, Maureen have a combined fortune of £112 million as of April 2012, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. The couple founded Lonely Planet in 1972, and in October 2007, BBC Worldwide bought 75% of Lonely Planet for £89 million and subsequently acquired the rest for £42 million. Today, Lonely Planet publishes about 500 guidebooks from its Melbourne base. The Wheelers donated £3 million to London Business School.