Sunday Times Rich List: Billionaire Anders Povlsen, owner of Edinburgh department store Jenners, tops list of Scotland's richest people beating JK Rowling and own tennant Mike Ashley
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Anders Povlsen Danish businessman and owner of iconic Capital department store Jenners, has topped the Sunday Times Rich List.
He has a net worth of £6 billion and owns more land in the UK than the Queen and the Church of Scotland combined.
Work will soon begin on the Jenners building, where the department store will be restored, with a hotel built into the uppers levels, and a roof top bar installed.
The store hit the news in recent months after former tenant Mike Ashley removed the historic sign from the outside of the building, causing the city council to order its return.
Mr Povlsen is one of 10 billionaires on the Scottish Rich List, who are among a record-breaking 171 billionaires in the UK recorded this year.
Also on the list is Harry Potter author JK Rowling, reaching number 11.
Her net worth is valued at £820 million this year.
The ten richest people in Scotland names on the Sunday Times list are:
Anders Povlsen – £6 billion
Glenn Gordon and family – £3.595 billion
John Shaw and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and family – £2.942 billion
Sir Ian Wood and family – £1.819 billion
Mohamed Al-Fayed and family – £1.7 billion
Mahdi al-Tajir – £1.687 billion
The Thomson family – £1.271 billion
Trond Mohn and Marit Mohn Westlake and family – £1.259 billion
Lady Philomena Clark and family – £1.141 billion
Jim McColl – £1 billion