Top 10 richest Brits in drinks 2018

5. The Earl of Iveagh and the Guinness family

Lord Iveagh

Position 2018: 152

Position 2017: 149

Worth: £922m

Rise/fall: +£32m

Sources: Property, Brewing

Ned Guinness, the Earl of Ivegh, is a direct descendant of Arthur Guinness, the man who invented the world-famous black stout back in 1759. The Earl moved to Britain in 1991, inheriting his title and about £62m in Guinness shares a year later.

He also owns a 22,000 acre Elveden estate in Suffolk, where he is said to grow 10% of all the onions eaten in the UK.

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