London has the most billionaires in the world

LondonLondon has more billionaires – in pounds sterling – than any other city around the globe, The Sunday Times has reported.
According to the newspaper’s annual rich list, the British capital is home to 72 people with family wealth of more than £1bn ($1.68bn).
The majority of billionaires in London were born abroad, reflecting the appeal of the city to elite international investors, Reuters news agency said.
The second most billionaire-rich city is Moscow, which has 48, followed by New York and San Francisco with 43 and 42 billionaires respectively.
The newspaper put the combined wealth of the 104 billionaires on its list at £301bn pounds, up more than £50bn pounds since 2013.
The UK has more billionaires per head of population than any other country, followed by the US and Russia.

UK’s top 25 billionaires:
1. Sri and Gopi Hinduja, £11.9bn, up £1.3bn

2. Alisher Usmanov, £10.65bn, down £2.65bn

3. Lakshmi Mittal and family, £10.25bn, up £250m

4. Len Blavatnik, £10bn, down £1bn

5. Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli, £9.75bn, up £2.35bn

6. John Fredriksen and family, £9.25bn, up £450m

7. David and Simon Reuben, £9bn, up £719m

8. Kirsten and Jorn Rausing, £8.8bn, up £3.69bn

9. Roman Abramovich, £8.52bn, down £780m

10. The Duke of Westminster, £8.5bn, up £700m

11. Galen, Hilary and George Weston and family, £7.3bn, up £650m

12. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho, £6.36bn, down £635m

13. Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber and family, £6.16bn, up £1.65bn

14. Carrie and Francois Perrodo and family, £6.14bn, new

15. German Khan, £6.08bn, new

16. Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay, £6bn, up £3.65bn

17. Hans Rausing and family £5.9bn, up £1.18bn

18. Nicky Oppenheimer and family, £4.57bn, up £785m

19. Earl Cadogan and family, £4.2bn, up £525m

20. Joseph Lau and family, £4.03bn, down £570m

21. Sir Philip and Lady Green £3.88bn, no change

22. Denis O’Brien, £3.85bn, up £486m

23. Mike Ashley, £3.75bn, up £1.45bn

24. Sir Richard Branson and family, £3.6bn, up £86m

25. Idan Ofer, £3.43bn, new

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