Here is the list of Britain's 25 richest people

The top 1,000 have a combined wealth of £547.126 billion

Sunday 26 April 2015 11:03
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Len Blavatnik
Len Blavatnik

A London-based Ukrainian businessman has topped a list of Britain's richest people.

The Sunday Times Rich List shows that the collective wealth of Britain's richest people has more than doubled in the last 10 years.

Len Blavatnik, whose empire includes the Warner Music Group, was at the summit this year, with an estimated fortune of £13.17 billion.

Mr Blavatnik took over top spot from brothers Sri and Gopi Hinduja, who were nudged into second despite their fortune rising by £1.1 billion to £13 billion.

Galen and George Weston and family, who run a retail empire including Selfridges and Primark, enjoyed a particularly prosperous year, with their wealth soaring by £3.7 billion to £11 billion.

Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal and Chelsea Football Club chairman Roman Abramovich saw their fortunes fall by £1.05 billion and £1.23 billion respectively, the list claimed.

However, neither are likely to be sweating too much over their finances. Mittal and family are still worth an estimated £9.20 billion while researchers put Abramovich's fortune at £7.29 billion.

The list charts wealth including land, property, assets or significant shares but excludes bank accounts.

The top 25 are:

1 Len Blavatnik £13.17 billion

2 Sri and Gopi Hinduja £13 billion

3 Galen and George Weston and family £11 billion

4 Alisher Usmanov £9.8 billion

5 David and Simon Reuben £9.7 billion

6 Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli £9.45 billion

7 Lakshmi Mittal and family £9.2 billion

8 Kirsten and Jorn Rausing £8.7 billion

9 The Duke of Westminster £8.56 billion

10 Roman Abramovich £7.29 billion

11 John Fredriksen and family £7.24 billion

12 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho £7.145 billion

13 Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay £6.5 billion

14 Hans Rausing and family £6.4 billion

15 Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber and family £5.935 billion

16 Carrie and Francois Perrodo and family £5.8 billion

17 Nathan Kirsh £5.06 billion

18 Earl Cadogan and family £4.8 billion

19 Nicky Oppenheimer and family £4.55 billion

20 Sir Richard Branson and family £4.1 billion

21 Bruno Schroder and family £3.76 billion

22= Mike Ashley £3.5 billion

22= Sir James Dyson and family £3.5 billion

22= Sir Philip and Lady Green £3.5 billion

25 Sir Henry Keswick and family £3.275 billion

PA

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