Blues owner Marcus Evans’ wealth rises up £65million to £765m, placing him fourth in The Sunday Times Rich List for East Anglia

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans - Credit: Archant

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans is £65million richer than last year, according to The Sunday Times Rich List.

He is now worth £765million – putting him fourth in the top ten rich list for East Anglia.

The richest is Kirsten Rausing and her family who despite being down £100m from 2014 their wealth still stands at £1,186m.

Ms Rausing, 62, is a major shareholder her family’s business, best known for its milk and juice cartons, and she is a well known horse breeder, owning two Suffolk stud farms and the Staffordstown Stud in Ireland.

The Earl of Iveagh, a descendant of Arthur Guinness, who invented the famous stout in 1759, and the Guinness family are third on the region’s list.

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He is the chair of the company that runs the Guinness family’s financial affairs including their stake in Diageo, the drinks giant which now owns Guinness, and is worth £200m. He owns the Elveden estate in Suffolk as well as 2,400 acres in Canada.

The full list will be published in the Sunday Times this coming weekend.

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