There are more than 2700 billionaires in the world as of 2021, but only a few are able to make a name out of that money as the world’s biggest philanthropists. Peter Virdee is a British-Indian Business Tycoon and Founding partner of B&S Properties, a real estate agency based in London and Istanbul. The Company handles assets worth a whopping £4 billion! But more than a billionaire, he’s a philanthropist. His philanthropic works are known all over the world and the man is spending his billions to make the world a better place. On the occasion of the Tycoon’s birthday, we present you 5 interesting facts about Peter Virdee:
1. Peter Virdee owns the Virdee Foundation
Virdee Foundation was founded by Peter Virdee to take his philanthropic work all over the world. He’s helped millions of people and several charities all over the world through his foundation.
2. One of the 20 Most Inspiring Sikhs Worldwide
In August 2020, Peter Virdee was named as one of the 20 Most Inspiring Sikhs Worldwide. His worldwide success as a businessman has made him one of the richest Sikhs in the world and his philanthropic works earned him recognition.
3. Peter donated 500 million funds to Sikh Gurudwaras in Pakistan
By setting up a philanthropic trust on the name of the Sikh religion’s first guru, Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Peter Virdee announced a donation of £500 million funds to Sikh Gurudwaras in Pakistan. The action came in response to Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s decision to open the Kartarpur Corridor.
4. Accolades for representing Sikh Community worldwide
Peter Virdee’s worldwide success has made him a prominent face of the Sikh community in the world. He became the first Sikh to be a board member of the English National Opera. He is also a member of the board of philanthropy for Coutts & Co.
5. A collector of luxurious items
Peter Virdee is also a luxury enthusiast. who does not love luxurious expensive items if they can buy them without a second thought. His watch collection consists of the rare Patek Philippe, Breguet, Cartier, the limited edition Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti and many more. The car collection is as strong as the watches, with Rolls Royce Phantom, A Mercedes G63, Bugatti and many more.
Peter Virdee is living the dream of his life but the man surely deserves it. He’s worked day and night to raise this empire of his and is now eating the fruit of all the hard work. His relations with the Punjabi music industry, the Indian cricket team, world leaders and prominent faces of the world are also a part of his success. We wish this pride of the Sikh Community, A very Happy Birthday!