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Young Duke Atop One of U.K.’s Oldest Fortunes Faces Backlash

  • Grosvenor is the Duke of Westminster and worth $11.8 billion
  • His property company owns large parts of West London
Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster
Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of WestminsterPhotographer: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images
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Hugh Grosvenor, the seventh Duke of Westminster, is the U.K.’s third-richest person and considered by some its most eligible bachelor.

He’s tried to stay out of the spotlight since inheriting his title in 2016, but these days it’s almost impossible for a billionaire, especially one with a global property empire, to remain in the background.