Peter Hargreaves Biography
Hargreaves was born in Clitheroe, Lancashire, and attended Clitheroe Royal Grammar School. On October 5, 1946, he was born.
Peter Hargreaves Career
Peter Kendal Hargreaves CBE is an English co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown, one of the major financial services firms in the United Kingdom, with Stephen Lansdown. He is a Hargreaves Lansdown shareholder but no longer a director or employee. He is a founding partner in Blue Whale Capital, a 2017 investment boutique.
Peter Hargreaves, a trained accountant, began his career as a computer salesperson. In 1981, he launched Hargreaves Lansdown from his bedroom; in 2010, he stepped down as CEO.
Peter Hargreaves Personal Life
He married Rosemary in 1986, and they have one son and one daughter. They reside in the West Country on a Georgian estate where he raises his own veggies. He owns three thoroughbred racehorses.
Peter Hargreaves Net Worth
In 2020, his net worth was projected to be £2.4 billion by The Sunday Times Rich List. He was ninth among the top ten biggest taxpayers in the UK in 2021, having paid a tax bill of £91.4 million that year. According to Forbes, his net worth is expected to be $2.4 billion as of 2022.