The 20 richest people in Scotland revealed

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

Many of the top 20 have connections to Edinburgh

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.

Glenn Gordon is chairman of William Grant & Sons distillers. The company, based in Banffshire, produces Glenfiddich among other spirits. 2019 wealth: 2.882bn

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Sir Ian Clark Wood is an Aberdeen-based businessman and philanthropist. He is best known for his work in the North Sea oil industry with Wood Group. 2019 wealth: 1.763bn
Mohamed Al-Fayed is an Egyptian businessman. He owns the Hotel Ritz in Paris and formerly owned Harrods department store in London. He bought the Balnagown estate in Easter Ross in 1972. 2019 wealth: 1.7bn
John Shaw and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (pictured) have a stake in Biocon, a pharmaceuticals business based in Bangalore. It was sold in 1997, but Mr Shaw, a University of Glasgow graduate, arranged to buy it back a year later. 2019 wealth: 1.689bn
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
Buckie-born businessman Trond Mohn and his sister, Marit Mohn Westlake, made their fortune in Norway. 2019 wealth: 1.602bn
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
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
The family of Sir Arnold Clark, who died in 2017 aged 89, have built a fortune on sales of new and used cars. 2019 wealth: 1.178bn
Edinburgh-born investor Jim Mellon made his money on the financial markets, and has been dubbed the UK's answer to Warren Buffet. 2019 wealth: 1.1bn
Jim McColl built up the East Kilbride-based industrial investment company Clyde Blowers. It consists of 85 companies in 27 different countries. 2019 wealth: 1.07bn
Sir Brian Souter (pictured) and Dame Ann Gloag co-founded the Stagecoach Group of bus and rail operators. 2019 wealth: 875m
Irvine Laidlaw, the son of a Banffshire mill owner, turned a small publishing company bought in 1973 into the Institute for International Research (IIR), the world's largest conference organiser. 2019 wealth: 791m
The Edinburgh-based writer is the author of the Harry Potter books, which are officially the biggest selling fiction series in publishing history. 2019 wealth: 750m
Sir Ian Taylor is chairman and former CEO of the Vitol Group, the world's largest independent energy trader. He is also the majority shareholder in Harris Tweed Hebrides. 2019 wealth: 750m
Sir Tom Hunter is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who made his fortune by building up and then selling the Sports Divison chain in the 1990s. He is a founding partner of West Coast Capital private equity firm. 2019 wealth: 607m
The 7th Duke of Sutherland, Francis Egerton, inherited most of his wealth from the family art collection. His main residence is Mertoun House (pictured). 2019 wealth: 585m
Rick Smith built Melbourne-based PFD Food Services into one of Australia's two major food distributors after emigrating from Dundee aged 19 in 1959. 2019 wealth: 561m
Alastair Salvesen is a scion of the former Christian Salvesen shipping empire. He is in the seafood processing business after spinning out Dawnfresh from the Salvesen group founded by his great-grandfather. 2019 wealth: £500m
Sir Angus Grossart is chairman of Edinburgh-based merchant bank Noble Grossart, and a former vice-chairman of RBS. 2019 wealth: 446m