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London Has More Billionaires Than Any Other City In The World

There are now over 100 billionaires living in the UK.

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The annual Sunday Times Rich List has revealed the number of billionaires living in the UK has passed 100 for the first time.

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The list claims the 104 individuals have a combined wealth of over £301 billion, meaning the UK has more billionaires per head of population than any other country.

The capital London also has more billionaires than any other city with 72. Moscow lies in second place with 48.

Top of the UK rich list are Indian-born brothers Sri and Gopie Hinduja (above), who run the global conglomerate Hinduja Group, with a fortune of £11.9 billion, rising by £1.3 billlion from last year.

According to the Sunday Times, there were just 30 billionaires living in the UK ten years ago, with a combined wealth of £65 billion.

The entry point to be among the UK’s 50 wealthiest people has risen from £700 million a decade ago to £1.7 billion this year.

The top 20 billionaires living in the UK.

1. Sri and Gopi Hinduja – £11.9 billion

2. Alisher Usmanov – £10.65 billion

3. Lakshmi Mittal and family – £10.25 billion

4. Len Blavatnik, £10bn – £1 billion

5. Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli – £9.75 billion

6. John Fredriksen and family – £9.25 billion

7. David and Simon Reuben – £9 billion

8. Kirsten and Jorn Rausing – £8.8 billion

9. Roman Abramovich – £8.52 billion

10. The Duke of Westminster – £8.5 billion

11. Galen, Hilary and George Weston and family – £7.3 billion

12. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho – £6.36 billion

13. Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber and family – £6.16 billion

14. Carrie and Francois Perrodo and family – £6.14 billion

15. German Khan – £6.08 billion

16. Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay – £6 billion

17. Hans Rausing and family – £5.9 billion

18. Nicky Oppenheimer and family – £4.57 billion

19. Earl Cadogan and family – £4.2 billion

20. Joseph Lau and family – £4.03 billion

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