John Caudwell Quotes

I didn't want my epitaph to read 'Here lies John Caudwell, billionaire.' I knew that wasn't enough. I've had a charitable instinct all my life, but working gave me no time for it.

 
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  • Born: October 7, 1952
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Businessman

John David Caudwell is a British businessman who co-founded the mobile phone retailer Phones 4u. He also invests in fashion, real estate and other industries, and chairs Caudwell Children, a well-discussed children's charity, and Caudwell LymeCo, promoting the health of Lyme disease sufferers in the UK. He is known for being the UK's biggest taxpayer. On the Forbes 2016 list of the world's billionaires, he was ranked #722 with a net worth of US$2.4 billion.