These are the 12 richest people in Edinburgh in 2019

The wealthiest residents in Edinburgh have been revealed.

Friday, 10th May 2019, 7:05 am

The Capital's richest individuals and families are worth a total of £4.036bn, according to the new The Sunday Times Rich List. Harry Potter author JK Rowling and a Brexit backing financier appear in the annual list. Full story here.

Jim Mellon is Edinburgh's richest man and the only billionaire on the Capital's rich list. Mr Mellon comes in at number 10 on the overall rich list for Scotland.
The author of the Harry Potter series, Joanne Rowling lives in Edinburgh where she wrote her best-selling books about the boy wizard.
Sir Angus Grossart is chairman and executive director of Edinburgh-based merchant bank Noble Grossart.

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Home and windows mogul, Brian Kennedy grew up in Edinburgh and went to Tynecastle High school before making his fortune.
Born in Edinburgh, the Duke of Buccleuch is one of the biggest private landowners in Scotland.
Co-founder of Edinburgh travel search firm Skyscanner, Bonamy Grimes
Former executive for Apex hotels, Norman Springford.
Co-founder of travel giant Skyscanner, Gareth Williams.
Walter Scott is the founder of the Edinburgh investment of the same name.
Hamid Guedroudj, founded Edinburgh engineering software business Petroleum Experts in 1990.
Businessman and former owner of Rangers FC, Sir David Murray was schooled in Edinburgh.
Hailing from Leith, Sir Tom Farmer made his wealth from car tyre retailing eventually going on to found Kwik-Fit.