Gerald Grosvenor was born on Saturday, December 22, 1951 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He is the 6th Duke of Westminster.
Biography and Career:
Gerald Grosvenor born in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland is the son of Robert George Grosvenor, 5th Duke of Westminster and Hon. Viola Maud Lyttelton. When he was a child he lived on an Island in the middle of Lough Erne. Before he went to Sunningdale School and Harrow school he did his primary education in Northern Ireland.
After getting an O level he left the Harrow school. He also failed in the Royal Military Academy entrance examination at Sandhurst. In 1970 he joined the Territorial Army as a trooper.
In 1973 he went to Sandhurst and commanded the North Irish Horse, The Cheshire Yeomanry Squadron, founded
by his ancestors, and the "The Queen's Own Yeomanry". He was the Honorary Colonel of several Regiments including the 7th Regimen. He was also the Honorary Colonel for Army Air Corps, the Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry, the Queen's Own Yeomanry, Northumbria Universities Officer Training Corps, Colonel in Chief of the Canadian Royal Westminster Regiment, the North Irish Horse and Colonel Commandant Yeomanry.
He was given the post of Assistant Chief of Defense Staff with promotion as the Major General in 2004. Since the 1930 he was the first reservist to get such a rank. After serving in the Ministry of Defense for four years he handed over the responsibility to Major General Simon Lalor in March 2007. He became the chancellor of the University of Chester in 2005. According to the Sunday Times, Gerald Grosvenor is the third richest man in the world after Lakshmi Mittal and Roman Abramovich.
He is the richest property developer in Britain and one of Britain's largest landowners. He has vast estates in Lancashire, Cheshire and Scotland. He also owns estates in Canada and Spain.
Title: Major-General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster
Birth name: Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor
He got married to Natalia Ayesha Phillips in 1978. He has four children. Lady Tamara Katherine Grosvenor was born on 20th December1979, Lady Edwina Louise Grosvenor was born on 4th November 1981, Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor was born on 29th January 1991 and Lady Viola Georgia Grosvenor was born on 12th October 1992.
Being born on Dec 22, Gerald is a Capricorn.
Gerald Grosvenor studied at Harrow School.
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We like Gerald Grosvenor because of his dignified looks.
Why is Gerald Grosvenor Famous?
He is famous as the 6th Duke of Westminster and the 3rd richest man in the world.
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