Monday, 9 May 2011
The Founder of Virgin Atlantic, Sir Richard Branson remains the countries wealthiest entrepreneur in the the travel sector. The annual Sunday Times Rich List revealed an increased wealth of 19% or £488 million in the past year. This places Sir Richard Branson as the 19th richest person in Britain with an estimated wealth of £3.085bn.
The second largest increase in wealth is Kuljinder Bahia and his family who founded Southall Travel, they have seen their worth rise by £124 million to £184 million. The founder of Travelsupermarket, Simon Nixon has seen his net worth increase by £68 million to £412 million.
Michael O'Leary has seen his worth fall by £38 million from 2010 to £338 million, making him Ireland's 20th most wealthy citizen.
Posted by Tom Warsop at 08:24