With a fortune of £ 2.06 billion, Johnny Bufferhat is the richest man on the list of young people in the UK who are 30 years of age or younger.
According to the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List, published online today thesundaytimes.co.uk/richlist And Sunday, May 22 in the print edition of the newspaper.
Bouferhat, a 27-year-old Sydney-born Hopin, successfully became Britain’s youngest self-made billionaire last year, launching his video-conferencing app in 2020 from his girlfriend’s London flat.
Thirty-year-old identical twins Oliver and Alexander Kent-Braham, founder of Marshmallow, an online car insurer, have shared a fortune of £ 455 million, making the brothers the richest new entrant on the Sunday Times 2022 Young Rich list. Priced at $ 1.25 billion (£ 900 million), Marshmallow became the first unicorn launched last year by black entrepreneurs of British descent.
The Kent-Brahms, who jointly own more than half of the marshmallows, were educated at a fee-paying school in Reeds, Surrey, where former UK tennis No. 1 Tim Heinman was once a student. Although they both played tennis at the under-16 level for Great Britain, the twin brothers gave up their dream of becoming professionals to establish Marshmallow.
The success of a sell-out tour of North America in 2021 and his second album Fine Line added £ 25 million to Harry Style’s fortune, making him Britain’s richest young musician. The 28-year-old former One Direction member is now valued at 100 million. Singer-songwriter Dua Lipa, 26 years old. Along with Little Mix, Young Rich ranks 11th on the list, with Dua Lipper’s personal wealth now at 60 60 million, an increase of 24 24 million a year.
Manchester United’s French international Paul Pogba, 29, is the richest footballer on the list, with a fortune of £ 77 million. England and Tottenham Hotspur strikers Harry Kane, 28, and Romelu Lukaku, 29, a Belgian international who returned to Chelsea last year, each valued at £ 42 million, 19th.
Priced at m 10m and ranked 85 =, tennis star Emma Radukanu has joined the list of young richest people for the first time. Nineteen-year-old Radukanu has signed lucrative deals with Tiffany, Dior, British Airways, Evian and Vodafone since winning the US Open last year.
Robert Watts, compiler of The Sunday Times’ rich list, said: “The young rich list was dominated by musicians and footballers. We are now finding a wave of twenty-some entrepreneurs who have made a quick fortune through vlogging, sports and Instagram-friendly retailers. The founders of all these businesses did not need a flare for millions of pounds of investment or coding. Many have been able to build a global business with just a phone, a laptop and a little more than an Instagram account – using intuitive, simple technology that millions of people can access without breaking the bank. “