Hampshire-based serial entrepreneur and property developer Chris Phillips has an estimated net worth of $75 million (£45m) as of 2015, according to Sunday Times Rich List. Phillips founded Dot5Hosting, an e-commerce business which he later sold.
He now runs JDI (Just Develop It) Backup, a cloud storage operation, and the property group JDI Investments. His wife, Jodie, is a director and shareholder. Today Phillips’ main focus is property group Just Develop, with £13.6m assets in 2013-14. Other interests and assets include restaurants, country club Skylark and a nightclub. He is focusing more on investing in start-ups.