Gopi Hinduja and his family are the richest people in the UK

BizAsia Correspondent



Gopi Hinduja and his family are the richest people in the UK, according to this year’s edition of The Sunday Times Rich List.

The Hindujas’ wealth is put at £35 billion, up £6.528 billion on the previous year and the largest fortune ever recorded in 35 editions of the leading wealth rankings.

Srichand Hinduja, the eldest of the four Hinduja brothers including Gopi Hinduja, and chairman of Hinduja Group, died earlier this week, suffering from dementia.

Rank Name Source of Wealth 2023 Wealth Rise/Fall
1 Gopi Hinduja and family* Industry and finance: Hinduja Group £35bn Up £6.528bn
2 Sir Jim Ratcliffe Chemicals: Ineos £29.688bn Up £23.613bn
3 Sir Leonard Blavatnik Investment, music and media: Access Industries £28.625bn Up £8.625bn
4 David and Simon Reuben and family Property and internet: Reuben Brothers £24.399bn Up £2.134bn
5 Sir James Dyson and family Technology: Dyson Group £23bn No change
6 Lakshmi Mittal and family Steel: ArcelorMittal £16bn Down £1bn
7 Guy, George, Alannah and Galen Weston and family Retail: Primark £14.5bn Up £1bn
8 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho Inheritance, brewing and banking: Heineken £13.122bn Up £1.701bn
9 Kirsten and Jorn Rausing Inheritance and investment: Tetra Laval £12bn No change
10 Michael Platt Hedge fund: BlueCrest Capital £11.5bn Up £1.5bn