Rich List 2022: Who are the wealthiest people in the UK?

There were a record 177 billionaires in the country, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.


The 2022 Sunday Times Rich List has revealed that billionaire brothers Sri and Gopi Hinduja are the wealthiest people in the UK.

The annual list showed that the pair, who run the Mumbai-based conglomerate Hinduja Group, saw their fortune jump by more than £11 billion.

There were a record 177 billionaires in the UK, according to the figures.

James Dyson
James Dyson moved up to second on the list (Jeff Overs/BBC)

The list featured a number of recognisable figures including Dyson vacuum entrepreneur James Dyson.

However, Roman Abramovich slipped out of the top 20 and fellow Russians Alisher Usmanov and Mikhail Fridman dropped down the list after the value of their assets was hammered by financial measures in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

These are the 20 richest people in the UK according to the Rich List:

  • Sri and Gopi Hinduja and family – £28.47 billion

  • Sir James Dyson and family – £23 billion

  • David and Simon Reuben and family – £22.26 billion

Len Blavatnik with the Duke of Cambridge
Len Blavatnik with the Duke of Cambridge (Joe Giddens/PA)
  • Sir Leonard Blavatnik – £20 billion

  • Guillaume Pousaz – £19.26 billion

  • Lakshmi Mittal and family – £17 billion

  • Christoph Henkel and family – £15 billion

  • Guy, George, Alannah and Galen Weston and family – £13.5 billion

  • Kirsten and Jorn Rausing – £12 billion

  • Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho – £11.42 billion

  • Michael Platt – £10 billion

  • Alisher Usmanov – £10 billion

  • The Duke of Westminster and the Grosvenor family – £9.73 billion

  • Barnaby and Merlin Swire and family – £9.6 billion

  • Marit, Lisbet, Sigrid and Hans Rausing – £9.49 billion

  • Anil Agarwal – £9.2 billion

Stoke City v Liverpool – Premier League – bet365 Stadium
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates made his fortune founding the gambling firm Bet365 (Nigel French/PA)
  • Denise, John and Peter Coates – £8.64 billion

  • John Fredriksen and family – £8.31 billion

  • Mikhail Fridman – £8.22 billion

  • Moshe Kantor – £8 billion

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