Top 17 richest Brits in drinks

10. Amal and George Clooney

Position 2019: 464

Position 2018: 463

Worth: £270m

Rise/Fall: +£10m

Sources: Drinks, Films and Law

Based in Berkshire, Amal and George Clooney are better known for their work in the fields of law and film respectively.

Last year, George was named the world’s highest-paid actor. He also received US$40m for his involvement with Nespresso and received £173 million in 2017 when Diageo acquired Casamigos, the Tequila brand he co-founded. Diageo paid $700 million up front for Casamigos and will pay a further potential $300 million based on its performance over the next decade.

Amal is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specialising in international law and human rights. Her career adds £2m to the couple’s fortune.

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