Source of Wealth:Business, Company, Publication
Full Name:Felix Dennis
Date of Birth:Surrey, England
Occupation:Publisher, Poet and Philanthropist
About Felix Dennis
Felix Dennis has an estimated net worth of $300 million. He earned his net worth as a poet and millionaire magazine publisher. Born in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England, he left Harrow College of Art to play in R&B bands. In 1971, he began his career not as a musician but as a street seller for Oz, an underground counter culture magazine. He was soon promoted as the co-editor of the magazine that printed a mix of left field stories as well as discussions of drugs, sex and contentious political stories. He was also involved in the longest conspiracy trial in English history over the “School Kids” edition.
In 1973, Dennis founded his own magazine publishing company called Dennis Publishing. It has been successful in making millions through his pioneer computer and hobbyist magazine. Currently, it is a privately owned company with headquarters in London and New York City. It has also added lifestyle in its publication with the flagship brand The Week which is published in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia. Other publications include Auto Express, Maxim, Men’s Fitness, and Computer Shopper.
Felix Dennis is also a poet and has written two collections of poetry, A Glass Half Full and Lone Wolf. He also sponsors the PPA Diploma in Publishing and has won the Marcus Morris Award in 1991, the highest accolade in the UK magazine publishing industry. He is one philanthropist who loves to plant trees through the Heart of England Forest.
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