In the list Usmanov took the eighth place. His condition was estimated by the newspaper at £ 10.556 billion ($ 14.29 billion), while last year, according to the publication, the entrepreneur was on this list on the fifth line. For the year, according to The Times, Usmanov's capital declined by £ 1.235 billion ($ 1.67 billion). The main sources of income businessman, as the newspaper notes, are mining and investment.
64-year-old Usmanov, according to The Sunday Times, owns 30% of the British football club Arsenal. He made his fortune in the production of steel and the extraction of iron ore. The publication named his investments in Metalloinvest and the business of MegaFon, the second largest mobile operator in Russia, as the largest investments by the entrepreneur.In addition, Usmanov, as the Times, sponsored Facebook and has stakes in companies such as Alibaba, Airbnb and the Chinese giant , dealing with Internet commerce and e-commerce, JD.com. In the future, the state of the businessman, as the compilers of the rating predict, will only increase due to the interest of Usmanov, which he shows to the service Spotify, which allows you to listen to music legally and for free.
At the moment, as the newspaper notes, Usmanov lives in the Sutton Place neighborhood in Manhattan. He also owns the Tudor manor in the English county of Surrey, once owned by the American oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty.
Together with Usmanov, the founder and head of the Ineos petrochemical company, Jim Ratcliffe, joined the list of the richest people in the UK (he took the first line of this list with a capital of £ 21.05 billion). In second place, the compilers of the rating placed the owner of the company Hinduja Group, Indian entrepreneurs Shri and Gopi Hindui (£ 20.644 billion). Closed the top three of the richest British native of the USSR, an American businessman Leonard Blavatnik (£ 15.259 billion).
Also in the list of the richest people in Britain was another Russian businessman - Roman Abramovich. He, like last year, was in the rating on the 13th line. Over the year, as the compilers of the rating calculated, the size of its assets increased by £ 1.2 billion and amounted to £ 9.333 billion.
Total in this list, as the Times notes, 145 billionaires. Their overall condition was estimated by the newspaper at £ 480.451 billion. According to the publication, 66.4% of all assets belonging to the richest 1000 people in Britain and Northern Ireland are on the list.