Three Israelis Rank Among Sunday Times’ Top 50 U.K. Richest People List for 2019
Top among them in ninth place is Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who sought and received Israeli citizenship in 2018 when the U.K. refused to extend his visa
CTech | 16:25 12.05.2019
On Saturday, the Sunday Times published its annual ranking for the U.K.’s top 1,000 richest people, naming three Israeli businessmen among its top 50.
For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.In ninth place, up from last year’s 13, is Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich with GBP 11.221 billion ($14.6 billion). Abramovich made his fortune in the oil and gas industry but is best known today for his ownership of Premier League football club Chelsea F.C. After a long period of living in the U.K., he sought and received Israeli citizenship in 2018 when the U.K. refused to extend his visa, making him the richest Israeli citizen to date.