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The Sunday Times Rich List

The Sunday Times Rich List

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  • Source of Wealth Music,Hedge-Fund,Property,Inheritance
  • Nationality United Kingdom

About The Sunday Times Rich List

The 2011 Sunday Times Rich List, released this weekend, reveals that the 1,000 wealthiest people in the country are now worth a combined £395.8 billion, equivalent to more than a third of the national debt.The number of billionaires has risen from 53 to 73, while nine people have seen their fortunes rise by £1 billion or more during the past 12 months alone.
The soaring fortunes of Britain’s wealthiest men and women have put them within striking distance of the pre-recession boom in 2008, when there were 75 billionaires and the 1,000 wealthiest people were worth £413 billion.
Lakshmi Mittal, the steel tycoon, is again Britain’s richest man but, surprisingly, is also the biggest loser. The global financial crisis has seen his fortune fall by a fifth to £17 billion. Alisher Usmanov, the Russian mining magnate, has risen to become Britain’s second richest man after more than doubling his wealth to £12.4 billion.

Top 20 Richest People In UK

1.Lakshmi Mittal and family (Steel) – £17,514m
2.Alisher Usmanov (Steel) – £12,400m
3.Roman Abramovich (Oil, Industry) – £10,300m
4.The Duke of Westminster (Property) – £7,000m
5.Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli (Pharmaceuticals) – £6,870m
6.Leonard Blavatnik (Industry) – £6,237m
7.John Fredriksen and family (Shipping) – £6,200m
8.David and Simon Reuben (Property, Internet) – £6,176m
9=Gopi and Sri Hinduja (Industry, Finance) – £6,000m
9=Galen and George Weston and family (Retailing) – £6,000m
11.Charlene and Michel de Carvalho(Inherited,Brewing,Banking) – £5,400m
12.Ravi Ruia (Energy) – £4,900m
13=Sir Philip and Lady Green (Retailing) – £4,200m
13=Hans Rausing and family (Packaging) – £4,200m
15.Joseph Lau (Property) – £3,937m
16.Kirsten and Jorn Rausing (Inheritance, Investment) – £3,900m
17.Anil Agarwal (Mining) – £3,810m
18.Vladimir Kim (Mining) – £3,500m
19.Sir Richard Branson (Internet,Mobile phones,Transport) – £3,085m
20.Nicky Oppenheimer (Mining, Diamonds) – £2,900m

Top 10 young music millionaires 2011:

1) Katherine Jenkins -£13m
2) Cheryl Cole – £12m
2) Leona Lewis – £12m
2) Katie Melua – £12m
5) Joss Stone – £9m
6) Charlotte Church – £8m
6) Craig David – £8m
8) Paolo Nutini – £7m
9) Adele – £6m
9) Lily Allen – £6m
9) Natasha Bedingfield – £6m
9) Duffy – £6m
9) Amy Winehouse – £6m
14) Nadine Coyle – £5m
14) Taio Cruz – £5m
14) Sarah Harding – £5m

Top 50 music millionaires 2011

1.Clive Calder – £1,300m
2.Lord Lloyd-Webber – £680m
3.Sir Cameron Mackintosh – £675m
4.Sir Paul McCartney – £495m
5.Simon Fuller – £375m
6.Simon Cowell – £200m
7.Sir Elton John – £195m
8.Sir Mick Jagger – £190m
9.Sting – £180m
10.Keith Richards – £175m
11.Olivia and Dhani Harrison – £170m
12.David and Victoria Beckham – £165m
13=Jamie Palumbo – £150m
13=Ringo Starr – £150m
15.Sir Tim Rice – £143m
16.Sir Tom Jones – £140m
17.Eric Clapton – £125m
18.Roger Ames – £120m
19=Phil Colins – £115m
19=Rod Stewart – £115m
21.Barry and Robin Gibb – £110m
22.Roger Waters – £105m
23.David Bowie – £100m
24.Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne – £95m
25=George Michael – £90m
25=Robbie Williams – £90m
27=David Gilmour – £85m
27=Brian May – £85m
27=Charlie Watts – £85m
30=Chris Blackwell – £80m
30=Robert Plant – £80m
30=Roger Taylor – £80m
33.Jimmy Page – £75m
34=Moya Doherty and John McGolgan – £70m
34=Chris Wright – £70m
36.John Deacon – £65m
37.Noel and Liam Gallagher – £63m
38=Judy Craymer – £62m
38=Mark Knopfler – £62m
40.Engelbert Humperdinck – £60m
41.Nick Mason – £50m
42=Brian Johnson – £50m
42=Van Morrison – £50m
42=Sir Cliff Richard – £50m
45.Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow – £48m
46.John Paul Jones – £45m
47=Mick Hucknall – £40m
47=Kylie Minogue – £40m
47=Bernie Taupin – £40m
47=Pete Townshend – £40m

Sunday Times Britain’s Richest Women:

1.Kirsty Bertarelli – £6.9 billion

Mrs Bertarelli, 39, is a former Miss UK and has worked as a song writer, including writing the hit song Black Coffee for the band All Saints. Her husband was the owner of biotech giant Serono until 2007 and winner of the America’s Cup, the yacht race, in 2003 and 2007.

The couple have seen their wealth increase by £920 million over the past year, according to the list, and jointly, they are ranked fifth.

2.Charlene de Carvalho – £5.4 billion

With an increase of £1 billion on last year.The 56-year-old is the daughter of Freddy Heineken, the former boss of Heineken, and inherited her father’s wealth when he died in 2002.

3.Lady Green – £4.2 billion

Lady Green, 61, the wife of Sir Philip Green, the retail tycoon, is third on the list, with a shared fortune of around £4.2 billion.

4.Dame Mary Perkins

Dame Mary Perkins, Britain’s first self-made billionaire, with an estimated wealth of around £1.2 billion.She made her fortune after building up the Specsavers opticians’ chain with her husband.

The 105 women on the main list are worth a total of £45.2 billion.

Top 10 Hedge Fund League Rich List

1=Robert Miller(Sail Advisors) – £1,000m
1=Nat Rothschild (Attara) – £1,000m
3.Alan Howard (Brevan Howard) – £975m
4.Michael Hintze (CQS) – £550m
5.Michael Platt (Man Group) – £525m
6.Crispin Odey and Nichola Pease (Odey Asset Management) – £453m
7.David Harding (Winton Capital) – £410m
8.Sir John and Peter Beckwith (Thames River Capital) – £350m
9.Pierre Lagrange (Man Group) – £331m
10.Stephen Butt (Silchester Partners) – £325m

Top 10 Richest People In Scotland

1.Mahdi al-Tajir – £1,550m
2.Sir Ian Wood and family – £1,119m
3.The Grant and Gordon family – £950m
4.Alastair Salvesen and family – £840m
5.Lord Laidlaw – £745m
6.The Thomson family – £660m
7.Brian Souter and Ann Gloag – £650m
8.The Duke of Sutherland – £580m
9.Jim McColl – £570m
10.Joanne Rowling – £530m

Top 10 Richest People In Ireland

1.Hilary Weston and family (Retailing) – £6,000m
2.Denis O’Brien(Mobile phones, Investment) – £2,517m
3.John Dorrance (Investment) – £1,416m
4.Dermot Desmond (Finance ) – £1,300m
5.The Earl of Iveagh and Guinness family(Property,Brewing)- £850m
6.Pearse Lyons (Animal feed, Biotechnology) – £711m
7.Lord Ballyedmond(Pharmaceuticals) – £650m
8.Martin Naughton (Industry) – £622m
9.Paddy McNally (Hospitality, Advertising) – £620m
10.John Magnier(Investment, Bloodstock) – £521m

Source: The Sunday Times 2011 Rich List