Revealed - the richest people in the East Midlands

These are the richest people in the East Midlands, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

By Louise Cooper
Friday, 10th May 2019, 10:11 am
East Midlands Rich List
East Midlands Rich List

Topping the list once again is Mike Ashley, founder of Shirebrook-based Sports Direct with a current worth of £1.976bn, down £461 million in the last year. Also featured are the Duke of Devonshire; owner of Derby County FC Mel Morris and William Parente, owner of the Welbeck Estate. For more information, click here.

Founder of Sports Direct and owner of Newcastle United. 2019 wealth 1.976bn. Down 461m Photo - Carl Court/Getty Images
John Bloor's business Bloor Holdings owns both Bloor Homes and Triumph Motorcycles. 2019 wealth - 1.912bn. Up 54m
Founder of Dunelm. 2019 wealth - 1.42bn. Up 220m
Owner of Langley Holdings, an engineering group based in Retford. 2019 wealth - 1.345bn. No change.
2019 wealth - 890m. Up 10m
Freddie Linnett and the Murphy family run Leicester development company Charles Street Building Group. 2019 wealth - 713m. Down 7m
Co-founder of Carphone Warehouse. 2019 wealth - 668m. Down 32m. Photo - DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
Owner of Leicestershire-based property developers Davidsons Development. 2019 wealth -615m. Up 12m
Life President of Heage-based property developers Bowmer and Kirkland. 2019 wealth - 585m. Up 55m
Owner of Samworth Brothers, who make pork pies and pasties. 2019 wealth - 540m. Down 50m
Michael Cornish ran the Linpac packaging company before selling it in 2003. He then owned a stake in Lincolnshire's Oak Ridge Hotels. 2019 wealth - 500m. No change
Owner of Derby County FC. 2019 wealth - 500m. No change. Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images
Fashion designer. 2019 wealth - 410m. No change. Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images
Owner of the Welbeck Estate and former Sheriff of Nottingham. 2019 wealth - 357m. Up 9m
Founder of the Faccenda Group, which supplies poultry products. 2019 wealth - 350m. Up 20m
Textile manufacturer. Made his fortune from the merger of his Nottingham Manufacturing Company with other companies in 1986 to form Coats Viyella. 2019 wealth - 300m. No change
Politician and businessman. One of the founders of publishing house Haymarket. 2019 wealth - 281m. Down 34m. Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Chief Executive of food wholesalers Booker Group. 2019 wealth - 280m. Up 30m
Shoemakers. R Griggs Group owns Dr Marten's. 2019 wealth - 264m. No change. Photo - Pete Norton/Getty Images
Chairman of Derbyshire-based property developers CWC Group. 2019 wealth - 252m. No change