Oppenheimer, Graff, Moussaieff, Coulter & Jones make Sunday Times list

The annual Sunday Times Rich List was this year dotted with five leading lights from the jewellery industry: Nicky Oppenheimer, Laurence Graff, Alisa Moussaieff, John Coulter and Ann Jones.

There were no new additions to the Sunday Times Rich List this year from the industry with each of the jewellery names make a return for at least the second year.


De Beers boss Nicky Oppenheimer topped the list, moving into 20th place from 30th last year with an estimated fortune of £2.9 billion.

Graff Diamonds boss Laurence Graff was also on the rise, moving up to 30th place from 45th last year with an estimated fortune of £2 billion, as was Bond Street jewellers Alisa Moussaieff and family who jumped into 315th place from 405th place with an estimated fortune of £220 million.

Brother and sister team John Coulter and Ann Jones, who run jewellery retail chain Warren James, had a less fortuitous year. The duo dropped down the list from 424th place to 694th place with a wealth of £103 million, a drop of £51 million since last year.