After the death of his father the Duke of Westminster, Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor is the 68th richest billionaire in the world. He is the only son of Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor and Natalia.
Hugh Grosvenor is also the godfather of Prince George inherits his father’s title and estate. Hugh will now become the 7th Duke of Westminster and inherit the family fortune including his dad’s estate Eaton Hall near Chester.
He is also become the heir of Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor’s estimated 9 billion pounds wealth, Hello reports. Hugh Grosvenor also has another new title to his credit thanks to his dad.
It is the third richest man in UK. Hugh Grosvenor has three sisters Lady Tamara, 36, Lady Edwina, 34, and 23-year-old Lady Viola.
Hugh Grosvenor attended a small private day school near the family home Eaton Hall, and then Ellesmere College. He then went on to study countryside management at Newcastle University and the University of Oxford.
Hugh’s mom Natalia is Prince William’s godmother. The entire family are close friends of the British royals. The new duke likes to keep a low profile.
A few years ago Hugh Grosvenor celebrated his birthday with an extravaganza that reportedly cost 5 million pounds. The youngster’s 21st birthday bash was held at Eaton Hall where the media was shunned, Independent UK reports.
Guests included Prince Harry and 800 long list of people. Comedian Michael McIntyre and hip hop band Rizzle Kicks entertained the guests. In keeping with Hugh’s private nature, media were banned from attending the spectacular event.
“The party was simply amazing – a birthday and a party I will never forget. It is the beginning of a new era in my life and I look forward to the challenges that lie ahead,” said Hugh, speaking to The Chester Chronicle at the time.
It remains to be seen who the lucky lady will be, to marry Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor. She will definitely get to enjoy the comforts and all the money that come with the lavish lifestyle.
The Duke of Westminster, who has died at the age of 64 explains his attitude to his wealth, title and his business.https://t.co/UGmRxHdHv2
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