Born as Willard Gordon Galen Weston (age 78), he is a renowned British-Canadian businessman whose net worth is counted in billions of dollars. At present, he is the Executive Chairman of George Weston Limited. According to Forbes Magazine in March 2014, he was named as the second richest Canadian and 147th richest in the world. Galen Weston residence is in Ontario where he lives with his wife.
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Early Life and Family Background
According to Galen Weston biography, he was born on October 29, 1940, in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. He was the youngest of the parents named Rita Weston and W. Garfield Weston. Garfield was the youngest child among nine to his father George Weston who was the business tycoon who established George Weston Limited, a mega-enterprise in the United Kingdom. The Weston family moved back to the Canada in 1995.
Business mogul Galen Weston attended Huron University College affiliated with University of Western Ontario.
Galen Weston Net worth
As of 2017, Galen Weston net worth is estimated to be 10.2 billion USD. He is a business legend who carries entrepreneurial traits in his blood. His earnings are counted on billion and is the CEO of the renowned companies. Being with Loblaw Companies Ltd, the billionaire is paid more than $5,023,755. The billionaire is widely popular for being the CEO of George Weston Limited which is a top-food processing and distributor. Weston has investment on many of the successful companies and has been receiving massive returns from them. He is also the Chairman of Holt Renfrew and Selfridges Group. He also owns Selfridges & Co.(U.K.), Brown Thomas & Company Limited (Ireland), De Bijenkorf Department store chain (Netherland), La Maison Ogilvy Departmental Store (Canada) and so on. Galen Weston wealth is calculated from his investment, shares values, real estate, house, balance and remuneration.
Personal Life: Who is Galen Weston Wife?
Hilary Mary Weston is the wife of billionaire Galen Weston. She was born on January 12, 1942, and is best known for being an Irish-Canadian author, entrepreneur and also the 26th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (1997-2002). She is the author of the bestselling books like odor’s 25 Best: Las Vegas (2014), Edinburgh: Citypack (2008), Championship Golf Courses of Great Britain and Ireland (2010).
Galen and Hilary tied their knot in 1966 and since then, the couple has been living their married life happily. More than 5 f=decades, the couple has traveled a long romantic love life from which they have been the parents of two children named Galen Weston Jr. and Alannah Weston. Both of them are renowned and recognized the figure in the field of business.
Wiki and Facts
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