Christopher Portman, 10th Viscount Portman

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Christopher Portman, 10th Viscount Portman
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Viscount Portman
Born Christopher Edward Berkeley Portman
(1958-07-30) 30 July 1958 (age 58)
Nationality British
Net worth GBP £1.72 billion (STRL April 2015)[1]
Children 3

Christopher Edward Berkeley Portman, 10th Viscount Portman (born 30 July 1958) is a British peer and property developer.

Biography[edit]

Portman is the eldest son of Edward Portman, 9th Viscount Portman by his first wife Rosemary Joy Farris. He inherited the viscountcy on his father's death in 1999.

Portman estate[edit]

Viscount Portman and family ranked 33rd in the Sunday Times Rich List 2005 and 40th in the 2006 list, with an estimated personal fortune of £1,200m.

His fortune comes from his 110-acre (0.45 km2) central London inheritance, called the Portman estate, which is spending £40 million on an investment programme that includes the development of a shopping area, Portman Village.

Portman's other assets include shares in commercial properties in New York and Florida.

Marriages & Children[edit]

Portman's first wife was Caroline Steenson with whom he had one son:

  • Hon. Luke Henry Oliver Berkeley Portman (born 1984), heir apparent to the viscountcy.

He was married secondly in 1987 to Patricia Martins Pim with whom he has two further sons:

  • Hon. Matthew Portman (born 1990)
  • Hon. Daniel Portman (born 1995)[2]

Arms[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sunday Times Rich List". The Sunday Times (page 27). 26 April 2014. 
  2. ^ The Peerage, entry for 10th Viscount Portman
  3. ^ http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/content/portman1873.htm

External links[edit]

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Edward Henry Berkeley Portman
Viscount Portman
1999–present
Incumbent