The North East winners and losers in the Sunday Times Rich List 2020 – Chronicle Live

This 12 months’s Sunday Occasions Wealthy Checklist has been printed and it is combined fortunes for the North East’s elite.

Whereas it is by no means fairly a ‘dangerous 12 months’ if you’ve acquired this kind of money, some have fared higher than others.

Mike Ashley continues to be by far and away the richest individual with North East ties, even when they could be drawing to a detailed.

It has been a superb 12 months for the house owners of Barbour, the area’s most well-known trend model, however much less affluent for the house owners of Fenwick.

Check out this 12 months’s wealthy listing winners and losers beneath.


Mike Ashley – £1.95bn

The Newcastle United proprietor and retail tycoon is down a spot to 75th after seeing £27m wiped off his private wealth.

There may be one excessive profile deal within the pipeline which might change that, nevertheless…

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 07: Sports Direct International founder Mike Ashley arrives to attend a select committee hearing at Portcullis house on June 7, 2016 in London, England

Mike Ashley

Ellis Quick – £860m

Former Sunderland proprietor and financier Ellis Quick, who’s at 165 within the listing up from 169, noticed no change in his private wealth of £860m.

Mark Fenwick and household – £606m

The division retailer impresarios are down from 231 to 201 within the listing, seeing their wealth fall by £94m.

It has been a tricky few years and, given the present disaster, it is arduous to see occasions getting any higher for top avenue merchants any time quickly.

Sir Peter Vardy and household – £172m

It has been a nasty 12 months for the Houghton-le-Spring-born automotive salesman. He is seen his fortune fall by £15m and is down from 652 within the listing to 712.

Duncan Davidson and household – £142m

The proprietor of housebuilder Persimmon is predicated in Northumberland. His private wealth has fallen by £7m and is down from 821 to 851.


Alastair and Michael Powell – £535m

The Teesside cable magnates have seen their wealth enhance by £20m this 12 months however stay at 262nd.

Peter Stephenson and household – £489m

The marine tycoon, who owns ‘Ready’ and operates an enormous yard in Hartlepool, climbed 13 locations to 278 and accrued £21m to his fortune.

Duke of Northumberland – £445m

It has been an excellent 12 months for landowner Ralph Percy, the 12th Duke of Northumberland.

He is added £26m to his fortune and climbed from 321 to 300 within the listing.

Dame Margaret and Helen Barbour and household – £430m

The Barbour trend model house owners have had one other excellent 12 months. They’re up from 336 to 309 by including £35m to their wealth.

Steve Gibson – £270m

The Middlesbrough FC proprietor and haulage businessman has had a bumper 12 months, including £60m to his fortune and climbing from 569 to 481 within the wealthy listing.

Phil Cronin and household – £194m

The boss of Sunderland-based bingo enterprise Tombola has added £4m to his wealth and jumped from 645 to 641 within the listing.

Stuart Monk – £170m

The Teesside-based Jomast boss has gone from 722 to 751 by including £11m to his fortune.

Carol Kane – £123m

The North East-born Boohoo founder is all the way down to 972 from 848 after seeing her wealth fall by £18m.

1. Sir James Dyson and household, family items and expertise, £16.2bn

2. Sri and Gopi Hinduja and household, trade and finance, £16bn

3. David and Simon Reuben, property and web, £16bn

4. Sir Leonard Blavatnik, funding, music and media, £15.78bn

5. Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Ineos chemical large, £12.15bn

6. Kirsten and Jorn Rausing, inheritance and funding, £12.1bn

7. Alisher Usmanov, mining and funding, £11.68bn

8. Man, George and Galen Jr Weston and household, retail, £10.53bn

9. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho, inheritance, brewing and banking, £10.3bn

10. The Duke of Westminster and the Grosvenor household, property, £10.29bn

No change

Sting – £600m

The North East-born musician is all the way down to 610 from 606 however hasn’t seen any change to his huge wealth.

Sting in the new video singing Message in a Bottle in support of Maggie's charity

Sting within the new video singing Message in a Bottle in assist of Maggie’s charity

Duncan Bannatyne – £300m

Health entrepreneur and media character Duncan Bannatyne – who began his enterprise empire in Stockton – has down from 436 to 431 however hasn’t seen a change to his fortune.

Sir Graham Wylie – £170m

The Sage founder is all the way down to 722 from 703 however hasn’t seen a fall in his private fortune.

Raj Sehgal and Sanjeev Mehan and household – £163m

The style and property entrepreneurs have not had an increase or fall by way of their wealth however have moved all the way down to 753 from 726.

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