Richard Branson Net Worth

Net Worth: $5.6 Billion
  • Source of Wealth:

    Virgin Group
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Blackheath, London, United Kingdom
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Joan Templeman)
  • Full Name:

    Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
  • Nationality:

    United Kingdom
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About Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson

Sir Richard Branson has an estimated net worth of $5.6 billion as of April 2016, according to Bloomberg. The son of a barrister and a flight attendant dropped out of Stowe School at age 16 to start an arts and culture magazine called Student. In 1970 at age 20 he founded a mail-order record retailer called Virgin.

He later opened a record shop and recording studio, which became retail chain Virgin Records and record company Virgin Music. His Virgin Group empire now includes 200 companies in 30 countries, spanning airlines, music festivals, mobile companies and other businesses. Today Branson owns two private Caribbean islands, Necker and Mosquito.

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Earnings 2014

Asset 2014
Investment at Blaze, a bicycle innovations company, along with 2 participants
Asset 2014
Investment at Expa along with 16 participants

Earnings 2013

Sale of Asset 2013
Value of Virgin Media when sold to Liberty Global
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