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Worth 2018 €333 m (5.05%)
Worth 2017 €317 m
- Industry Pharmaceuticals
Former Queen's University Belfast lecturer King (68) was a key player in the development of Galen, Northern Ireland's biggest drug company before it was bought by Warner Chilcott in 2004. The deal saw him earn €150m for his 7.7pc stake, while subsequent share sales were worth €173m.
The chamber music enthusiast lives in a Georgian mansion in Co Kildare.