posted on Apr, 18 2004 @ 07:00 PM
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is
Britain's richest person, worth 7.5billion according to the Sunday Times Rich List.The Russian, who made his money from the oil industry, spent over
100million after taking charge at Stamford Bridge but that has hardly made a dent in his vast personal fortune.He heads the rich list by 2.5billion
from the Duke of Westminster.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone ensures two sporting figures are represented in the top 10, with the Englishman eighth on the list, worth
2.3billion.The Moores family, who own Liverpool, may have endured a frustrating season in the quest for Champions League football but they have plenty
of money to help out manager Gerard Houllier should they chose to.The family are ranked 26th on the rich list, worth just over 1.1billion.