Biography of David Reuben
David and Simon Reuben are well-known British businessmen. In the Forbes magazine List of billionaires 2012, ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK, the brothers were placed second.
Born to British-Jewish parents, their extended family ran various businesses. The family returned to London when the boys were teenagers, allowing them to be educated in British secondary schools.
The brothers increased their fortune during the 1970s and 1980s in both metals trading and property. Nearly half their fortune is in liquid assets such as cash and bonds. They are not keen on publicity, but provide some details about their many interests on their personal website.