Many of the top 20 have connections to Edinburgh

The 20 richest people in Scotland revealed

The 20 richest people living in Scotland in 2019 has been revealed.

The annual survey of the nation’s wealthiest individuals was carried out by The Sunday Times and provides a snapshot of the Scottish business elite and their financial performance over the last 12 months. It includes retail magnates, oil tycoons, landed gentry, bankers as well as a few self-made billionaires from the worlds of food distribution, transport and literature. Full story here.

Mahdi Al Tajir is a Bahraini-Emirati businessman who founded the Highland Spring bottled water empire. He spends much of his time at Keir House (pictured) in Perthshire. 2019 wealth: 1.66bn

5. Mahdi Al Tajir

Mahdi Al Tajir is a Bahraini-Emirati businessman who founded the Highland Spring bottled water empire. He spends much of his time at Keir House (pictured) in Perthshire. 2019 wealth: 1.66bn
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Buckie-born businessman Trond Mohn and his sister, Marit Mohn Westlake, made their fortune in Norway. 2019 wealth: 1.602bn

6. Trond Mohn and Marit Mohn Westlake

Buckie-born businessman Trond Mohn and his sister, Marit Mohn Westlake, made their fortune in Norway. 2019 wealth: 1.602bn
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The Thomson family own Dundee-based media business DC Thomson, which publishes newspapers and iconic comics such as the Beano - whose famous characters include Denis the Menace (pictured). 2019 wealth: 1.401bn

7. The Thomson family

The Thomson family own Dundee-based media business DC Thomson, which publishes newspapers and iconic comics such as the Beano - whose famous characters include Denis the Menace (pictured). 2019 wealth: 1.401bn
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Philip Day is the CEO and owner of The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group. He also owns The Scottish Deer Centre, a 55-acre wildlife sanctuary. 2019 wealth: 1.2bn

8. Philip Day

Philip Day is the CEO and owner of The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group. He also owns The Scottish Deer Centre, a 55-acre wildlife sanctuary. 2019 wealth: 1.2bn
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