The UK now has a record 177 billionaires, according to the Sunday Times’ new list of rich people.

This is six more than in 2021, and the total wealth of billionaires in the UK is £ 653 billion, which is more than £ 55 billion (9.4%) compared to the total wealth of billionaires on last year’s list of the rich.

The Induja brothers, who live in London, Sri and Gopi, and their family are the richest people in the UK with a fortune of £ 28 billion, up more than £ 11 billion from last year.

This is the greatest wealth recorded in 34 years of publication Rich list.

Overall, the 250 richest people in the UK this year are worth £ 710.723 billion compared to £ 658.089 billion in 2021, up 8% from last year.

This happens when typical UK households are under increasing financial pressure due to inflation, which in April reached a 40-year high of 9%..

Meanwhile, Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murti were included in the list for the first time, as their combined fortune of 730 million pounds put them in 222nd place.

It comes after the finances of the chancellor and his wife in recent months have received close attention.

Last month it was found that Mrs. Merty did not have the status of a non-state housewhich usually applies to those who were born abroad and spend most of their time in the UK, but still consider another country their permanent place of residence or ‘place of residence’.

Ms. Merty’s status is estimated to have saved £ 20 million in dividend taxes on her shares in Infosys, an Indian IT company founded by her parents.

She is later agreed to pay tax in the UK on his world income.

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murti

These are the 20 richest people in the UK:

Sri and Gopi Induja and family – 28.47 billion pounds

Sir James Dyson and family – £ 23 billion

David and Simon Reuben and family – 22.26 billion pounds

Sir Leonard Blavatnik – 20 billion pounds

Guillaume Puza – 19.26 billion pounds

Lakshmi Mittal and family – 17 billion pounds

Christoph Henkel and family – 15 billion pounds

Guy, George, Alanna and Galen Weston and family – £ 13.5 billion

Kirsten and Jorn Rausing – 12 billion pounds

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho – 11.42 billion pounds

Michael Platt – 10 billion pounds

Alisher Usmanov – 10 billion pounds

Duke of Westminster and the Grosvenor family – £ 9.73 billion

Barnaby and Merlin Swire and family – 9.6 billion pounds

Marit, Lisbeth, Sigrid and Hans Rausing – £ 9.49 billion

Anil Agarwal – 9.2 billion pounds

Denise, John and Peter Coates – 8.64 billion pounds

John Fredriksen and family – 8.31 billion pounds

Michael Friedman – 8.22 billion pounds

Moshe Cantor – 8 billion pounds

Roman Abramovich
Raman Abramovich dropped from eighth to 28th place in the ranking

One of the notable missing from the beginning of the list Roman Abramovich.

The former Chelsea owner dropped from eighth to 28th place in the rankings after his finances fell from 12.2 billion pounds last year to 6 billion pounds this year after sanctions, forced sale of Chelsea and a sharp drop in his shares Evraz.

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