Jeremy Hunt Hotcourses

With Jeremy Hunt poised to complete the sale of his stake in Hotcourses.com  for £17 million, the health secretary could boost his wealth to as much as £18.65 million£10 million more than any other cabinet minister.

Here’s how that compares with the rest of the Tory millionaires around the cabinet table … and Nick Clegg:

Cabinet of millionaires

In 2010 the Mail estimated Hunt’s net worth at £4.5 million:

“Hunt, a lambada-dancing party high-flier, owns a stake in the educational publisher Hotcourses estimated at nearly £3million. He also owns a property in Surrey, a house in Hammersmith, West London, and a half-share of a holiday home in Italy.”

While the Telegraph claims £4.8 million:

“Source of wealth: Stake in Hotcourses, a publisher of guides and websites for educational courses, which he co-founded.”

So accounting for his property portfolio, the windfall should bring him to well over £18 million.

No word yet on whether he’ll be switching energy supplier this winter.

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