British internet entrepreneur, founder and Managing Director of Mediaworks, Brett Jacobson has an estimated net worth of $20 million (£12m) as of May 2014 according to Sunday Times Rich List.
Brett Jacobson started his Gateshead-based Mediaworks in 2007; an online marketing company. The company went from a small search marketing agency into an international online marketing firm with 35 staffs. Mediaworks is now one of North East’s business success stories. It’s customers include big names like Tommee Tippee, Akzo Nobel, Eversheds International Lawyers, Clothing emporium, ScS Sofas, Tog24, and Van Mildert. In 2011 Brett Jacobson won the North East Business Executive Awards for the Young Business Executive of the Year.
The online marketing agency earned over £1.6 million profit on a £3.4 million turnover between 2012 and 2013. Jacobson current owns 50% of the company which is valued at £24 million business.