Forbes reports that Lewis is the sixth wealthiest person in the UK. When he took the reins, he quickly expanded it by selling luxury goods to American tourists, and also owned West End club the Hanover Grand, where he gave Robert Earl his first job and The Nolans. After selling the family business in the late s, Lewis moved into currency trading in the s and s, resulting in his move to the Bahamas where he is now a tax exile.
The event, which was dubbed Black Wednesday , made Lewis very wealthy, and some say he made more than Soros. Lewis is the main investor in Tavistock Group, which owns more than companies in 15 countries. Tavistock Group's portfolio includes:. Lewis hosts the Tavistock Cup tournament every March in Florida, raising millions of dollars for charity, and owns three of the four clubs that compete: Lewis built a golf community in the Bahamas called Albany, which opened October Woods and Els are also major shareholders in the luxury resort community located in New Providence.
The Argentine law asserts that every water course is public and of free access. Lewis' frontman Van Ditmer stated: Lewis' property encircles the lake. He is currently planning to use a huge protected area, 4 times the size of the city of Buenos Aires, for another private development, against the wishes of the locals.
This low price was secured by using the name of a local 'poblador' on the deed, after which it was transferred to him. It is suggested that the Hidden Lake property is needed to supply water and hydraulic energy to this new property, dubbed the private state in Patagonia. In January , new mass protests have started in El Bolson against this project. He later revealed on 12 September that he was considering raising his earlier offer to p a share, a 4. Lewis has been married twice.
His first marriage to Esther Browne ended in divorce. They had two children:. Joe Lewis is now married to Jane Lewis. Lewis owns the superyacht Aviva , which he uses as his personal mobile office. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lake Nona Medical City. Joe Lewis" , The Guardian , 14 September March - Profile: The Wall Street Journal. The Guardian , 8 February Retrieved on 20 June The Art Newspaper , 29 August Retrieved on 10 June Retrieved from " https: Webarchive template wayback links Articles with hCards.