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Ray Kelvin
Fashion
Rank 2017
268
Worth
£468m
Rise/fall
£16m

Kelvin, 61, famously refuses to have his whole face photographed in public and insists that everyone must hug him before head office meetings. The Middlesex Polytechnic drop-out opened his first Ted Baker store in Glasgow in 1987 after coming up with the idea while fishing. He floated the fashion retail business in 1997 and sold £5m worth of shares in 2015, retaining a £410m stake in the London-based operation. He has other wealth.