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Revealed: The Northern Ireland people topping Sunday Times Rich List for 2016

Click through the images to reveal who is number one.

By Jonny Bell

Published 22/04/2016

Joe Sloan, of drinks firm SHS. £105m, down £5m
Joe Sloan, of drinks firm SHS. £105m, down £5m
Brenda Salters of SHS - which owns the likes of Schloer - £105m
Raymond and Stephen Hutchinson and family, Tayto. £105m.
Liberty Mutual CEO Ted Kelly. £105m
Maureen and husband Tony Wheeler, of travel guides fame, the Lonely Planet. £112m.
Eoin McCann, managing director of FP McCann in Magherafelt. £110m
Logistics company owner Harold Montgomery, £115m up £2m.
Michael Loughran, of Go Power. He and his family's wealth increased by £10m to £112m.
Randox's MD Dr Peter FitzGerald. £125m up £22m.
Chris Rea of AES Engineering. £120m down £43m.
At nine is Brian Conlon, chief executive of First Derivatives. His wealth increased by £24m to £127m. He was 796th overall.
10. Chris Watson and family. Chris runs Antrim-based Chain Reaction Cycles, the world’s biggest online bike store. Worth £126m down £29m in previous year.
7. Kevin & Michael Lagan, Lagan Holdings. £160m and 640th in the list.
Paddy McKillen
Danny Hill is fifth on the list with £183m fortune. Born in Belfast, he emigrated to Australia at 13, making his first fortune during 1970s nickel boom.
Sixth is Robert Barnett and family. Owners of W&R Barnett, Northern Ireland's biggest manufacturer of animal feed stuffs, founded in 1896. They have estimated £182m wealth and were 577th overall on the list.
Brother Paul (right) and Jeremy Eakin made a £310m fortune largely from the manufacture of ostomy products, for the discharge of human body wastes. Co Down-based T G Eakin was founded by their pharmacist father, Tom. Paul, 53, and Jeremy, 48, own the £300m company. They were 343rd overall in the list.
Former Queen's University lecturer and pharmaceutical pioneer John King is fourth richest. The Sunday Times has his wealth at £190m. He beneifted from the sale of Galen in 2004. Overall he was 557th in the ful list.
In second place in Northern Ireland’s Rich List are Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, valued at £375m. Hollywood impresario Mark Burnett, 55, is the president of MGM Television and Digital Group, while his Derry-born wife Downey, also 55, is to be the chief content officer of Lightworkers Media, the faith and family division of the company. The couple are behind the mini-series The Bible, in which Downey starred as Mary, and other faith-based programmes. MGM bought a 55% stake in their production company for $343m in 2014 and last December the Malibu-based couple exchanged their remaining holding for £83m of MGM shares. Overall they were 298th in the Sunday Times' list.
Northern Ireland No1: Lady Ballyedmond - £1.4bn - Family of the late Lord Ballyedmond are still the richest people in Northern Ireland. Lady Ballyedmond and family top the Northern Ireland Rich List with a fortune of £1.4bn, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2016.

The Sunday Times has revealed those Northern Ireland people who made it onto this year's rich list.

Topping the list, by a considerable margin is Lady Ballyedmond with a £1.6billion wealth.

The family's wealth is based on the world's leading veterinary pharmaceutical company, Norbrook Laboratories, based in Newry and formerly run and owned by Lord Ballyedmond, who died in a helicopter crash in 2014.

New to the list is Belfast property tycoon Paddy McKillen and Eoin McCann and his family who own Magherafelt construction firm FP McCann.

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