Rich List reveals Brexit billionaire boom: Number with 10-figure fortunes rises to record 134 people as Britain’s most affluent 1,000 see their wealth increase by £58bn since the Leave vote : Daily Mail

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  • Sri and Gopi Hinduja are the richest people in the UK with a fortune of £16.2bn

  • 2017 list found the wealthiest 1,000 people have a record total wealth of £658bn

  • There are 134 billionaires in the UK, up 14 from last year despite Brexit concerns 

  • The richest woman was named Kirsty Bertarelli who has a fortune of £11.5bn  

The number of people with ten-figure fortunes has risen to a record of 134 people as Britain’s most affluent 1,000 saw their wealth increase by £58billion since the country voted to leave the European Union.

This means the country now has more billionaires than ever before in history, despite fears the vote would affect the country’s wealth.

Brothers Sri and Gopi Hinduja have topped this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, with a combined fortune of £16.2bn.

Plain old millionaires increasingly struggle to count themselves among the mega-rich, with a fortune…

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