July 15, 2024
top 10 entrepreneurs in uk

Top 10 Entrepreneurs in UK

Here is something interesting topic about entrepreneurship. In this world, anyone became an entrepreneur but those people have to put more time to reach their goals and innovation. That innovation includes a new method of production, a new source of material, a new product, or any other relatable innovations. There are many peoples there in the United Kingdom. But in this article, we are going to study some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the UK.

Top 10 Entrepreneurs in UK

1. David and Simon Reuben

David and Simon Reuben

Business: Property investment. These two brothers are UK’s wealthiest entrepreneurs. They were born in Mumbai and moved to Islington. David and Simon Reuben invested their amounts in property business and metals such as copper and aluminum. They launched Trans World Metals, which become the 3rd largest producer of aluminum in the 1990s. In 2016, their full-time job is mainly in real estate. UK properties owned by these brothers include Mill bank tower. Their investments include pubs, aerodromes, racecourses, and data and media centers.

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2. Philip Green

Philip Green

Business: Retail Business. Philip Green is the current CEO of the Arcadia Group. Their retail company includes many important clothing brands such as Top-shop, Miss Selfridge, Top-man, Wallis, Evans, Dorothy Perkins, Burton, and other British retailers. His full name is Philip Nigel Ross Green born on 1952 March 15. Philip Green is called the “King of the high street”. During his career, he faced several controversies. He is also involved in Everton Football Club.

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3. Laurence Graff

Laurence Graff

Business: Diamonds. He is the best-known founder of Graff Diamonds. This company was founded in 1960, in London. He is selling his creative designs independently in 1960. He is the supplier of jewels and jewelry. Graff is famous for the quality of its diamonds. Laurence Graff is one of the top-most jewelers in the United Kingdom and he is famously known as a businessman.

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4. James Dyson

James Dyson

Business: Vaccum cleaners. He is an English inventor, industrial designer, billionaire entrepreneur, and farmer. James Dyson was born in 1947 and he studied interior design and furniture at the Royal College of Art. He decided to begin a vacuum cleaner with cyclonic separation. But that time it didn’t work out. This is his first step and attempts into the vacuum cleaner side. This step leads to the design of his innovative creations. His creations include Dyson Ball and Dyson Dual Cyclons vacuum cleaners. In 1993, he started his own business named Dyson Ltd.

His business includes other furniture like HEPA-filtered hand dryers and bladeless fans.

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5. Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Business: Virgin Group. Richard Branson is the Chief Executive Officer of the virgin group. Virgin group is a multinational conglomerate company in London, United Kingdom. This virgin company was founded by Richard Branson and Nik Powell, in 1970. There are many companies created in the virgin group such as Banking, Books, Commercial Spaceflight, Commercial Aviation, Consumer Electronics, Flims, Health Care, Internet, Jewellery, Music, Mobile Phones, Radio, Retail, Rail Transport, and Travel.

In this company there are around 71,000 employees are there.

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6. Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar

Business: Consumer Electronics. Alan Sugar is famously known as the star of the BBC TV reality series, The Apprentice.  He is a British magnate, author, media personality, and political advisor.  Alan Sugar earned his wealth in this industry. He was born in Hackney in 1947. In 1968, he founded Alan Michael Sugar Trading as an importer and exporter of consumer electronics. In 2007, Alan Sugar launched the computer brand which he sold for around $187 million. In 1993, he founded Amsair Executive Aviation a company selling digital advertising space.

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7. JK Rowling

JK Rowling

Business: Author. JK Rowling is the first author in history to earn a net worth of $1 billion. In 1995, She wrote her first creative novel, Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone. Her book names include Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, Quidditch Through The Ages, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, The Tales Of Beedle The Bard, The Crimes Of Grindelwald, and so on.

She got many awards for her writing such as the legion of honor, the Hugo award for best novel, the glamour award for writer, the shortly award for best author, and many other best awards.

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8. Duncan Bannatyne

Duncan Bannatyne

Business: Health Care. Ducan Bannatyne was born in 1949, in Dalmulr. He started his first business selling ice cream from a van. He got £450 income through this business. After that, this business was gradually expanded by purchasing more vans. After some time, he got a handsome amount, he invested this amount into quality care homes and the nursing home business. This business was also a success for him. After some years he launched health clubs and now, the Bannatyne Group is one of the biggest independent health clubs in the United Kingdom.

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9. Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell

Business: Music Industry. Simon Cowell is the founder of Syco Music. He is famously known as an English TV personality, entrepreneur, and record executive who has a net worth of $600 million. He was born in Lambeth in 1959. In 1986, Simon Cowell first hit song was Sinitta’s So Macho. Simon Cowell launched several TV reality shows, namely X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, which have gone worldwide. In today’s scenario, he owns the Syco Record Label and its sister television production company.

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10. Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Business: Leisure, Technology, Retail, and Property. He is a British entrepreneur and billionaire businessman in the United Kingdom. He was born in Maidenhead in 1966. Peter Jones has more interested in his own business. He has run a business namely Leisure, technology, retail, property management, real estate, mobile phones, media, and TV. In 1998, he launched Phones International Group and founded a string of businesses. He enjoyed particular success on Wines4Business.

Com and he has founded his charity. He is now helping to educate young people in the skills of entrepreneurship.

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