6. The Arora Family
Simon, pictured, Bobby and Robin Arora: source of wealth: B&M: £2.543 billion. Simon Arora was born in November 1969. He studied law at Cambridge University. In 1995, he went into business with his younger brother Bobby Arora, importing homewares from Asia and supplying them to UK retail chains, before buying B&M in 2004, which was then a struggling grocery chain based in Blackpool. In 2017, Simon and Bobby cashed in £215m of shares and reduced their stake in B&M by a quarter, three years after taking it public. As of May 2019, the Arora brothers (Simon, Bobby and Robin) jointly have a net worth of £2.26 billion.