Jonathan Harmsworth - Fortune - Billionaire list

Jonathan Harmsworth
Inherited billionaire.

The Right Honourable Harold Jonathan Esmond Vere Harmsworth, 4th Viscount Rothermere (born December 3, 1967) succeeded as the 4th Viscount Rothermere in 1998. He had previously been known as The Honourable Jonathan Harmsworth.

Viscount Rothermere, of Hemsted in the County of Kent, is a peerage title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It is held by the Harmsworth family of newspaper proprietors and every holder of the title has served as Chairman of Daily Mail and General Trust plc.

Lord Rothermere is also Baron Rothermere, of Hemsted in the County of Kent (created 1914), and a UK Baronet, styled "of Horsey".

He held various positions in Associated Newspapers and was Managing Director of the Evening Standard when the sudden death of his father Vere Harold Esmond Harmsworth, 3rd Viscount Rothermere resulted in his becoming Chairman of Associated and of its parent Daily Mail and General Trust plc shortly before his 31st birthday. One notable change he has instituted is requiring directors to retire at age 75.

He is marrid and has 3 children. Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science.

$1.5 billion as of 2005.