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British billionaires getting richer: 15 richest people in the United Kingdom

Leading the pack were Jim Ratcliffe, rising from $20.89 billion to $27.2 billion, and Inventor James Dyson, from $14.12 billion to $23.9 billion. Dyson increased his wealth by $9.78 billion in a bumper year for the vacuum entrepreneur. Jim Ratcliffe, boss of petrochemicals firm Ineos, is the UK’s wealthiest person.

Third on the list is Hugh Grosvenor, worth $12.7 billion, as of . Denise Coates’s net worth has increased a whopping $4.59 billion since last year.

Richest people in the United Kingdom

  1. Jim Ratcliffe: $27.2 billion
  2. James Dyson: $23.9 billion
  3. Hugh Grosvenor: $12.7 billion
  4. Denise Coates: $10.2 billion
  5. Andrew Currie: $8.38 billion
  6. John Reece: $8.33 billion
  7. Anthoy Bamford: $7.82 billion
  8. Charles Gerald John Cadogan: $7.06 billion
  9. Joe Lewis: $6.49 billion
  10. Simon Reuben: $6.35 billion
  11. David Reuben: $6.35 billion
  12. Laurence Graff: $6.19 billion
  13. Richard Branson: $5.72 billion
  14. Tom Morris: $5.60 billion
  15. Clive Calder: $5.45 billion
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