Purley property tycoon first UK self made billionaire

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Published by Your Local Guardian
on Friday 13 May 2011 by Harry Miller
 
A property tycoon with a crash pad in Purley has become one of the UK’s first self made billionaires.

Xiuli Hawken, 48, is the highest self-made female entry in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, thanks to her £1.06billion fortune.

The mum-of-one, who many would pass without giving a second glance, is now part of more than 100 women part of the country’s 1000 wealthiest people.

Until Mrs Hawken …


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