The coronavirus pandemic has affected the world economy over the past year. However, not all pockets have been affected. The founder and advisor of the Bet356 Online Group, Denise Coates win £ 468 millions in 2020
Coates, the richest woman in the United Kingdom
Denise Coates is considered the richest woman in the United Kingdom and is one of the 500 largest fortunes in the world. In 2020, the founder and advisor of the Bet365 online group has pocketed around 550 million euros, between salary and dividends. According to data provided by Bet365, Coates has seen a 50% increase in her earnings in the last year compared to 2019. It is estimated that this British woman has obtained more than 1,275 million euros in the last ten years.
At 53, Coates is one of the highest paid executives in the world and has a brilliant and unstoppable career. Her annual salary is 421.2 million pounds, about 500 million euros. She also owns Stoke City Football Club. Denise Coates is part of the exclusive list of the richest personalities in the United Kingdom. She currently ranks 17th, as does her compatriot Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, or Joe Lewis, owner of Tottenham Hotspur.
Coates win £ 468 millions in 2020. However, her history goes back decades. At only 22 years old, she was the managing director of a chain of family gambling shops. Bold in business, the British executive was a business visionary and decided to go digital. Today, three decades later, she is the richest woman in the UK and one of the most influential professionals in the industry.
8% losses due to the pandemic
In these two decades in operation, Bet365 has established itself as one of the international operators with the most projection and the best valued. However, not all have been joys for this online operator that has seen how the coronavirus pandemic has reduced its accounts in 2020. The pandemic has caused losses of 8% in relation to 2019. Losses mainly related to the suspension of sports competitions for a few months. Annual revenue has been around 3,300 million euros.
Coates obtains greater benefits than the 167 Ibex directors in Spain
In Spain, the 167 executive directors of the Ibex obtained 373 million euros in fiscal year 2019. In other words, Denise Coates has obtained more benefits than all the directors of the companies listed on the Spanish market. Luis Suárez de Lezo, former Secretary General of Repsol, is the highest paid executive director with almost 20 million euros in 2019. The highest paid woman is Ana Botín, president of Banco Santander, with 10 million euros.