Nicholas Wheeler

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For the professor of international politics, see Nicholas J. Wheeler. For the musician with The All-American Rejects, see Nick Wheeler.
Charles Tyrwhitt, established by Nick Wheeler in 1986.

Nicholas Charles Tyrwhitt Wheeler (born 20 January 1965 in Ludlow, Shropshire[1]) is an English businessman. He attempted a number of different businesses, including a photography venture and a Christmas tree delivery service. In 1986 he established the Charles Tyrwhitt company and shirt brand, which he owns.[2]

Wheeler grew up in Ludlow and was educated at the Dragon School in Oxford, Eton College, and the University of Bristol, where he studied geography. His first job was as a management consultant for Bain & Company. In November 1986, he set up Charles Tyrwhitt, now a well-known shirt brand in the United Kingdom.[3] The business is a Limited Liability Partnership. It has grown to be the UK’s largest mail-order shirt business, and also has several brick and mortar locations (as of October 2014, 17 in the United Kingdom, 5 in the United States, and one in France). [4]

In 2008, he was a regional judge for the Entrepreneur Challenge in the UK.[5]

Wheeler is married with four children to Chrissie Rucker, founder of The White Company. In 2009, their wealth was estimated to be worth £63 million.[6] He lives in Buckinghamshire.