Richard Bruce Farleigh is a private investor and reality television star based in Australia. He is now included among the Business Review Weekly’s Rich 200, a ranking of the country’s 200 wealthiest persons.
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Richard Bruce was born on 9th of November 1960. Richard is a private investor and reality television star from Australia. He is now included among the Business Review Weekly’s Rich 200, a ranking of the country’s 200 wealthiest persons.
He was appointed Chancellor of London South Bank University in 2012. Farleigh appeared in the BBC’s Dragons’ Den seasons 3 and 4. He resides in the United Kingdom’s capital city of London. He formerly resided in Monaco’s Monte Carlo.
After graduating with honours in the early 1980s, he worked at the Reserve Bank of Australia before joining Bankers Trust Australia in Sydney at the age of 23, where he stayed for ten years as an investment banker and trader.
Farleigh competed in the 31st Chess Olympiad in Moscow in 1994 and the 34th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul in 2000 representing Monaco. Farleigh invested £2 million in the refurbishment of the former French Embassy residence in London’s Portman Square in 1999, renaming it Home House.
In 2005, he released Taming the Lion: 100 Secret Strategies for Investment, a handbook to personal investing. He is presently working on a new book, Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur, with portions appearing Mondays in City A.M. and on his website.
Farleigh was chosen in 2006 to appear as an investor on the third series of the British version of the business-related television show Dragons’ Den.
Farleigh stated that he will seek further financing through the programme in order to unearth the next great thing. Richard Farleigh’s departure from the series was announced on 21 May 2007. James Caan took his position.
Richard Buckland Smith net worth is $66 Million.