Britain’s Duke of Westminster — the world’s richest man beneath 30 — has donated greater than $15 million towards coronavirus relief efforts, he confirmed Wednesday.
Prince George’s godfather Hugh Grosvenor, 29, donated greater than $three million final month — and introduced one other $12.5 million on Wednesday.
The cash will go towards coronavirus-related analysis, in addition to charities supporting frontline healthcare employees and people left most susceptible by the pandemic, his Westminster Basis introduced.
“On behalf of my household and everybody on the Grosvenor Property, I wish to say an enormous thanks to all our wonderful NHS employees and everybody offering crucial frontline companies,” Grosvenor mentioned in a press release.
“We’re all humbled and extremely grateful that you’re working tirelessly to maintain us secure and preserve the nation functioning,” he mentioned.
“As they preserve us secure, I wish to assist present as a lot help to them and their households as we will.”
An in depth buddy of Prince William — and godfather to six-year-old Prince George — he inherited the Duke of Westminster title in August 2016 following the dying of his father, Gerald Grosvenor, The Telegraph says.
In addition to the title, he inherited a household empire that encompasses 300 acres in prime London, in addition to land in Oxford, Scotland and Spain, in keeping with the Sunday Occasions Wealthy Checklist, which famous he was additionally Britain’s youngest billionaire.
He’s value $12.7 billion, in keeping with Bloomberg Billionaires Index which lists him at 102nd place.