He co-owned (with brother Ralph) adult magazine company Gold Star Publications (GSP), including printing and distribution businesses, and a stable of titles including Rustler and Raider. He and his brother sold their interests in November 2006.
How rich are West Hams owners?
Gold and his family do not appear on the list but their net worth back in 2020 was said to be around £460m. That would put the staggering combined net worth of West Ham’s owners at over £4.5bn – just £1.5bn short of Roman Abramovich (£6bn) on the list.
How did Jack Sullivan make his money?
The pair later expanded into sex shops, adult magazines as well as a few low-budget films seeing Sullivan become a millionaire by the age of 25, and by the late 70s he was responsible for over half of the adult magazine titles in the UK.
How much did Sullivan and Gold pay for West Ham?
David Sullivan and David Gold
At the end of May 2010 David Gold and David Sullivan purchased a further 10% stake in the club at a cost of £8million (£4m to CB Holding, £4m towards club debts). Taking their controlling stake to 60%, they announced that in the near future they may open up shares for fans to purchase.