The Sunday Times Rich List 2010 - Britain's 20 Most Wealthy

According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2010, the collective wealth of Britain’s 1,000 richest people has increased by almost a third in the past year, despite the parlous state of the economy.

Here's the top 20 (2009 positions in brackets)

1(1). Lakshmi Mittal & family, steel, £22.45bn

2(2). Roman Abramovich, oil and industry, £7.40bn

3(3). Duke of Westminster, property, £6.75bn

4(4). Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli, pharmaceuticals, £5.95bn

5.(=9). David and Simon Reuben, property and internet, £5.532bn

6(=18). Alisher Usmanov, steel and mines, £4.70bn 

7(47). Galen and George Weston & family, retailing, £4.50bn

8(7). Charlene and Michel de Carvalho, inheritance, brewing, banking, £4.40bn

9(6). Sir Philip and Lady Green, retailing, £4.10bn

10(=70). Anil Agarwal, mining, £4.10bn

11(5). Hans Rausing & family, packaging, £4.0b

12(-). Joseph Lau, property, £3.82bn

13(=9). Kirsten and Jorn Rausing, inheritance and investment, £3.50bn

14(=81). Vladimir Kim, mining, £3.16bn

15(-). Leonard Blavatnik, industry, £3.0bn

16(=9). John Fredriksen, shipping, £2.75bn

17(=9). Joe Lewis, foreign exchange and investment, £2.70bn

18(=32). Sir Richard Branson, transport, internet and mobile telephones, £2.60bn

19(14). Earl Cadogan & family, property, £2.30bn

20(15). Alan Parker, duty-free shopping, £2.07bn

Source - The Sunday Times Rich List 2010 

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