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Anthony Bamford

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Net worth 2018: $4.45 Billion
Residence: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
BirthDay: 23 October 1945
Sigh: Scorpio
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Grenoble University
BIOGRAPHY

Anthony Bamford was bornon 23 October 1945 in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom. Anthony Bamford is #478 in List Billionaires People In The World. Bamford and his family own JCB, a construction equipment manufacturer with $2.9 billion in revenues. His father launched JCB in a garage in Uttoxeter, England, in 1945. JCB sells products in 150 countries. Customers include the U.S. military.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2012

$2.2 Billion

2013

$4.2 Billion

2014

$4.1 Billion

2015

$4.3 Billion

2016

$2.3 Billion

2017

$2.9 Billion

2018

$4.45 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

In June 2016, Bamford wrote a letter in support of voting to leave the European Union to his employees

2013

On 3 October 2013 he was created a life peer taking the title Baron Bamford, of Daylesford in the County of Gloucestershire and of Wootton in the County of Staffordshire

2012

, the company was inactive for its entire existence before being dissolved in 2012

2010

Prime Minister David Cameron recommended Bamford for a peerage in 2010

2006

Bamford expressed an interest in purchasing Jaguar Cars in August 2006, but backed out when he was told the sale would also involve Land Rover, which he did not wish to buy

1975

He succeeded his father, Joseph Cyril Bamford, as chairman and managing director of JCB in 1975, at the age of 30

1974

In 1974, he sued the then MP Jeffrey Archer for bankruptcy after Archer failed to repay a £172,000 loan

1954

He was also once the owner of a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 grand prix car raced by the five-time world champion Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina

1945

Anthony Paul Bamford, Baron Bamford, DL (born 23 October 1945) is an English businessman, chairman of JCB

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