Sir Philip Green
Net Worth: $2.1 Billion
Sir Philip Green is one of Britain’s richest man, born on 15 March 1952 in Croydon, he was born in to a middle class Jewish family. Philip Green’s father was a very rich man running a multi-million pound business, at the age of twelve his father died from a heart attack and Green inherited the family business. He use to attend boarding school however at the age of fifteen after he left the school he worked for a shoe importer before deciding to travel to the US and Europe. There was a time when Philip Green tried to take over Marks and Spencer however that has failed. He also sold BHS retail chain in March 2015 for £1, after it went in to administration and was worth nothing leaving a £571 million hole in its pension fund; however that did not stop Green from moving on and continuing his success.
Philip Green is now worth an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion, he is one of Britain’s leading entrepreneurs, he is a British billionaire business man and the chairman of Arcadia Group a giant retail company that includes Top Shop, Top Man, Evans, Burtons, Wallis, Miss Selfridges, Dorothy Perkins and Outfits. Previously the BHS chain was also part of this group. He has dominated the retail sector with high top street brand and outlets. Green owns and enjoys other luxury assets during his spear time such as his £100 million Yacht, £20 million private jet, he truly does live the life in style.