Net Worth: $3.3 Billion
- Source of Wealth Financial Services
- Marital Status Married to Rosemary
- Full Name Peter Hargreaves
- Nationality United Kingdom
- Date of Birth October 5, 1946
- Occupation Co-Founder and Executive Director of Hargreaves Lansdown
- Education Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
- Children two children
About Peter Hargreaves
Peter Hargreaves is the co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown and he has an estimated net worth of $3.3 billion as of April 2016, according to Forbes. Along with Stephen Lansdown, they founded the financial service company out of a spare bedroom in Bristol, England in 1981. It later became one of the largest financial services businesses in United Kingdom with around $48 billion in assets under management.
With his estimated net worth of $3.3 billion, Mr. Hargreaves is the 21st richest person in the United Kingdom and is ranked 641st in the list of World Billionaires. He has earned his net worth as the executive director of the firm. Its online investment management system called Vantage has contributed 78% or $290 million to the company’s top line last year.
Before founding the financial firm, Hargreaves worked as a chartered accountant and a computer salesman. He also held positions at KPMG, Unisys Group and Whitbread Plc. Born on October 5, 1946, he graduated at Clitheroe Royal Grammar School in Lancashire. He is a Fellow at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has an honorary degree in Doctor of Laws from Bristol University that he earned in 2012.