The first three UK entries on the Forbes list of billionaires have a combined net worth of $39.7bn
UK top three and other selected names
Net worth 2017, $bn
2016
1st Hinduja family Investments, banking, trade
2nd David & Simon Reuben Investments, property
3rd James Ratcliffe Chemicals
7th David & Frederick Barclay Media, retail
8th Richard Branson Virgin founder
9th Philip & Tina Green Fashion retail
18th Bernie Ecclestone & family Formula One
20th Mike Ashley Sports Direct founder
$bn
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