Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor: Who is Prince George's billionaire godfather?

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Prince George's godfather is definitely one of the wealthiest men on the planet. Read on to find out how rich Prince George's godfather is and all the properties he owns.

The Royal Family is among the most sought-after celebrities to be invited as godparents. Queen Victoria had approximately 58 godchildren in the past, Queen Elizabeth had 29, King Charles had 27, and Prince William has at least three.

Prince George's long list of godfathers

When Prince George was baptized, the list of godparents included friends of The Prince and Princess of Wales rather than other royals or high-ranking members of the nobility.

Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor: Who is Prince George's billionaire godfather? Samir Hussein

According to the Bristol Post, Oliver Baker, Emilia Jardine-Paterson, Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, Julia Samuel, William Van-Cutsem, Zara Tindall, and The Duke of Westminster were chosen for the prestigious position.

While one member of the Royal Family was recognized, another appointment that sparked interest was that of the relatively young Duke of Westminster (then Earl Grosvenor) - Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, who has ranked as one of the world's wealthiest billionaires with an estimated £10.6 billion net worth, reports Celebrity Net Worth.

Everything about Prince George's wealthy godfather

Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor was born in London on January 29, 1991. He is the third of four children to the late Gerald Grosvenor, the 6th Duke of Westminster, and his wife, Natalia.

The Duke of Westminster was made Prince George's godfather when he was christened in 2013 - but the young billionaire aristocrat also rose to popularity for being the proprietor of a famous organization.

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Hugh and his siblings attended a public primary school before entering the private Mostyn House School in Cheshire. He pursued his schooling at Ellesmere College before graduating from Newcastle University with a degree in countryside management.

Hugh replaced his father and became the 7th Duke of Westminster after a few years of working for various estate management companies when the former Duke died of a heart attack at the age of 64.

His titles include Marquess of Westminster, Earl Grosvenor, Viscount Belgrave, and Baron Grosvenor.

He is the owner of a large corporation

According to the Mirror, Hugh took over The Grosvenor Group after his dad passed away, which means he owns numerous large portions of London, additional sites in the UK, over 40 residential buildings, offices, and shops in the United States and Canada as well as other projects in Asia and continental Europe.

According to Bloomberg, the Grosvenor Group has residential and retail developments in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Washington, Los Angeles, Maryland, Chicago, and Washington D.C., as well as significant projects in Vancouver, Victoria, and Calgary in the United States. The group controls Park Lane, half of Mayfair, and 300 acres of Belgravia in London.

Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor: Who is Prince George's billionaire godfather? Max Mumby/Indigo

The family also owns Eaton Hall in Cheshire and the Abbeystead Estate in Lancashire, as well as properties in Scotland and Spain.

According to The Sunday Times Rich List, Hugh is the world's richest individual under 30, and his family ranks 12th. He has two elder sisters, Lady Tamara Katherine Grosvenor and Lady Edwina Louise Grosvenor, as well as a younger sister, Lady Viola Georgina Grosvenor, and he is single.

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