Sunday Times Rich List 2017

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The Sunday Times Rich List 2017 is the 29th annual survey of the wealthiest people resident in the United Kingdom, published by The Sunday Times on 7 May 2017.[1]

The List was edited by Robert Watts who succeeded long-term compiler Philip Beresford this year.

The list was previewed in the previous week's Sunday Times and widely reported by other media.[2]

Top 15 fortunes[edit]

2017[1] Name Citizenship Source of wealth 2016[3]
Rank Net worth
GB£ bn
Rank Net worth
GB£ bn
01 Increase £16.20 Increase Sri and Gopi Hinduja  United Kingdom[4][5] Industry and Finance 2 £13.00
02 Increase £15.98 Increase Leonard Blavatnik  United States Investment, music and media 3 £11.59
03 Decrease £14.00 Increase David and Simon Reuben  United Kingdom Property and Internet 1 £13.10
04 Increase £13.22 Increase Lakshmi Mittal and family  India Steel 11 £7.12
05 Increase £11.79 Increase Alisher Usmanov  Russia Mining and Investment 10 £7.58
06 Decrease £11.50 Increase Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli   Switzerland &  United Kingdom Pharmaceuticals 5 £9.78
07 Decrease £10.50 Decrease Galen Weston and George G. Weston and family  Canada &  United Kingdom Retailing 4 £11.00
08 Steady £9.66 Increase Kirsten Rausing and Jörn Rausing  Sweden Inheritance and investment (Tetra Pak) 8 £8.70
09 Decrease £9.52 Increase The Duke of Westminster  United Kingdom Property 6 £9.35
10 Decrease £9.30 Increase Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho  Netherlands Inheritance, banking, brewing (Heineken) 7 £9.15
11 Decrease £9.25 Increase Hans Rausing and family  Sweden Packaging (Tetra Pak) 9 £8.60
12 Increase £8.06 Increase John Fredriksen and family  Cyprus &  Norway Shipping and oil services 14 £6.30
13 Steady £8.05 Increase Roman Abramovich  Russia Oil and industry 13 £6.40
14 Increase £7.80 Increase Sir James Dyson and family  United Kingdom Industry (Dyson) 17 £5.00
15 Decrease £7.20 Increase Sir David Barclay and Sir Frederick Barclay  United Kingdom Property, media, internet retailing 12 £7.00

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Watts, Robert, ed. (7 May 2017). "Rich List". thesundaytimes.co.uk. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Independent: "Sunday Times Rich List: UK's 10 richest couples revealed"
  3. ^ Beresford, Philip; Watts, Robert, eds. (24 April 2016). "Rich List". thesundaytimes.co.uk. Retrieved 24 April 2016. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ [2]

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