Who are the richest people in Scotland?

The family who make one of the best selling single malt whiskies has topped Scotland's rich list again.

Sir Ian Wood has been named the fourth richest person in Scotland Picture: Jane Barlow

The Grant/Gordon family own Glenfiddich, and are now worth a staggering £2.6 billion - increased from £1.9bn just a year ago.

They appeared on the latest Sunday Times Rich List for Scotland.

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Glenfiddich owners have topped the Scotland's richest list Picture: Wiki Commons

There is now a record 10 billionaires in Scotland, with Sir Ian Wood ranked as the fourth wealthiest in Scotland and the 72nd in the UK, with a combined family fortune of £1.44bn.

Owners of DC Thomson media, the Thomson family, are fifth on the Scottish list with £1.28bn, sharing their place with Buckie born family Trond Mohn and his sister Marit Mohn Westlake.

The Duke of Sutherland is ranked 15th in Scotland with £580 million.

North east businessman Steven Ferguson, worth £250m, has made the list after selling the Kintore based Ferguson Group for £320m.

Glenfiddich owners have topped the Scotland's richest list Picture: Wiki Commons

A new entry to the UKs top 1,000 richest is Oban born Susie Wolff and her husband Toto, who are 23rd equal in Scotland with £240m after an investment in Formula One racing. Banchory born Pete Cashmore who founded the website Mashable, is valued at £170m.

Many north east oil and gas figures also made the list. Tom Cross, CEO of oil exploration and production firm Parkmead Group, featured with a fortune worth £150m.

The global top 10

1. David and Simon Reuben £13.1bn (up £3.4bn); Property, internet

2. Sri and Gopi Hinduja £13bn; Industry and finance

3. Len Blavatnik £11.6bn (down £1.58bn); Music, media and investment

4. Galen and George Weston and family £11bn; Retailing

5. Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli £9.78bn (up £330m); Pharmaceuticals

6. The Duke of Westminster £9.35bn (up £790m); Property

7. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho £9.15bn; (up £2bn) Inheritance

8. Kirsten and Jorn Rausing £8.7bn; Inheritance, investment

9. Hans Rausing and family £8.6bn (up £2.2bn); Packaging

10. Alisher Usmanov £7.58bn (down £2.22bn); Investment

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