Net Worth: $9.3 Billion
- Source of Wealth Retail
- Birth Place Marlow, United Kingdom
- Marital Status Married (Hilary Weston)
- Full Name Willard Gordon Galen Weston
- Nationality English-Canadian
- Date of Birth October 29, 1940
- Ethnicity Canadian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education University of Western Ontario, Upper Canada College
- Children 2 (Galen Weston, Jr., Alannah Weston)
About Galen Weston
Canadian businessman Galen Weston and his family has an estimated net worth of $9.3 billion as of July 2017, according to Bloomberg. He currently serves as the executive Chairman of the leading food distribution and processing company, George Weston Company. Over the past year, Weston’s stocks in the company has increased by more than 12%. In 2011, Weston was listed by Forbes as the second wealthiest man in Canada.
In addition to being the leading baker in the country, Galen Weston also holds the controlling interest in the largest food retailer company in Canada, Loblaw Companies. He currently chairs Canada’s s second largest luxury goods retailer, Holt Renfrew. He also holds stakes in several department stores in Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland and Netherlands. He also sits as the Chairman of the family-based private charitable trust, The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.
Willard Gordon Galen Weston was born on October 29, 1940 in Marlow, United Kingdom. He is an alumnus of University of Western Ontario. He is currently married to Hilary Weston with whom he has two children, Alannah and Galen Jr.