A recent publication, Greek Rich List, has conducted a list with the richest people of Greek descent in the United Kingdom. We publish the first five names of the list. You can find the full list here.
1) Alki David and Leventis Family (1.2 billion pounds).
David is an actor, writer and director who has made his fortune in media and in the entertainment industry.. The David-Leventis family business owns a coca-cola bottling plants in 28 countries. David’s love of the entertainment industry has led him to invest in his online business, FilmOn which is a video-on demand website, as well as 111 Pictures production company. He also owns the number one modeling agency in the UK, Independent Models.
2) Philippe Niarchos (750 million pounds)
The son of Stavros Niarchos, the legendary shipping entrepreneur.
He continued in the shipping business, but in addition, took an interest in art. Fifty-seven year old, Philippe is based in London, where he is a well known art collector and racehorse owner.
3) Sir Stelios- Haji-Ioannou and Family (564 million pounds)
The 42 year old is the Co-founder, and director of EasyGroup which includes EasyJet Airlines, EasyVan, EasyCruise, EasyPizza, to name a few more. Due to the decline of EasyJet, Stelios recently sold the family shipping company, Stelmar to a British shipper.
4) Michael Lemos (550 million pounds).
Son of Constantinos Lemos who was in the shipping business. He had a fleet of 38 ships and was the third largest ship owner after John Latsis and Aristotle Onasis. After the death of his father in 1995, Michael inherited the fortune.
5) Chris Lazari (425 million pounds).
The Greek-Cypriot born, 62 year flourished in property investment. He came to the UK in the 1970s, and worked in a sweatshop before he could buy his first property.
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