Anthony Bamford

About Anthony Bamford

Birth Day: October 23, 1945
Birth Place: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Education: Ampleforth College
Alma mater: University of Grenoble
Occupation: Businessman
Years active: 1975–present
Title: chairman of JCB (1975–present)
Political party: Conservative
Spouse(s): Carole, Lady Bamford
Children: Alice Bamford Jo Bamford George Bamford

Anthony Bamford Net Worth

Anthony Bamford was bornon October 23, 1945 in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom. 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.
Anthony Bamford is a member of Construction & Engineering

💰 Net worth: $3.9 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

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

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Biography/Timeline

1954

Outside of Business, Bamford is a well-known collector of early vintage Ferraris, and is the only individual to own two Ferrari 250 GTOs. 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.

1974

In 1974, he sued the then MP Jeffrey Archer for bankruptcy after Archer failed to repay a £172,000 loan. Archer had lost the money in a fraudulent share scam. Archer later repaid the money from his earnings as a Novelist and Bamford subsequently withdrew the bankruptcy notice.

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.

2010

Prime Minister David Cameron recommended Bamford for a peerage in 2010. However, Bamford withdrew his name from consideration days before the members were announced.

2012

Bamford owns mansions in several countries (including in England Daylesford House and Wootton Lodge), a yacht and vintage cars. Although he was linked to offshore tax havens in the Panama papers through sole ownership of Casper Ltd., the company was inactive for its entire existence before being dissolved in 2012.

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.

2016

In June 2016, Bamford wrote a letter in support of voting to leave the European Union to his employees. JCB has donated £100,000 to the Vote Leave campaign. In 2000, JCB was fined £22m (€39.6m) by the EU for antitrust breaches.