Newborn baby becomes millionaire at two-days old with £1 million house and £5m trust fund
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A multi-millionaire has gifted his two-day-old granddaughter a £1million house, and another £5 million in a trust fund.
It's all thanks to grandad Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, who is reportedly worth a staggering £200 million.
Barrie commonly splashes out a staggering £4 million each year just on Christmas. This has included treating his newborn son Romeo to a £2.5 million yacht.
Now the family has welcomed the latest addition, granddaughter Marina.
The proud grandparent said: "Tony Drewitt-Barlow and I could not be prouder of Saffron Drewitt-Barlow and Conor Tucker for producing this little Princess for our family. Our first granddaughter and a new princess to spoil."
He added: "I'm so proud of both Saffron and her husband Conor. They are very well-matched. Now I have another princess to spoil and I cannot wait.
"I just bought her a new house this weekend worth £1 million and I've instructed a team of interior designers to go in and totally renovate it for her. Aspen [Saffron's brother] just bought them a £5,000 Dior pram and pushchair.
"And as this is Tony's first grandchild, he has set up a £5 million trust fund for her, so she is already a multi-millionaire."
Barrie and his ex husband Tony made their millions form a variety of business ventures, including a transatlantic surrogacy agency. The agency helps people who wish to engage a surrogate, a woman who will carry a child on their behalf, and supports them through the process.
Surrogacy is legal in the UK, though paying for it is not. However, it is permitted to pay for surrogacy in the US, though laws vary by state.
Barrie and Tony also made history by becoming the first couple in the UK to have a child by surrogacy. The family owns property across the world, including Florida and Essex.
Barrie has made his feelings clear about his spending habits to his family, saying he just wants to spend money on his family.
He said: "I was born to very poor parents, in a council house in Longsight. Nobody handed me anything."
He added: "People can think what the hell they like, they always do anyway. It's my money - I work up to 20 hours a day some days and now I want to buy things for my kids. I really couldn’t give a flying f*** what anyone thinks."