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Robert Kempe Brydges became the fourth person to win the top prize in ITV1's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? in an edition recorded last night, The Sun has reported today.


Brydges last night

The 47-year-old, who is already a millionaire due to his high-profile job working in the City, answered all fifteen questions correctly in the show, to be screened on Saturday.

One audience member said: “He was super cool but I’m a bit miffed they let someone so rich appear.???

He previously acted as director of GNI Fund Management, an investment brokers firm, earning £300,000 a year. He also held the position of vice-president of US bank Hanover Trust.

His neighbour Sarah Elliott told the newspaper: “Bob is loaded. When I found out he was going on the show I knew he would win. He’s as sharp as a razor and has no problem under pressure. But gambling on the tricky questions must be a lot easier when you’re already worth millions. I suppose £16,000 must seem like loose change to him.???

His final question - which scooped him the million - was: “Which electric unit was named after an Italian Count???? He guessed "Volt", which was confirmed by host Chris Tarrant as the correct answer after an ad break.

An audience member said: “He must be a very bright spark because he saved his 50-50 lifeline until the final question. His wife is blonde and wore a lovely frock coat and carried a Versace bag. It was obvious they were very well-heeled.???

Another added: “I wasn’t a bit surprised he had been a highpowered City gent. But it’s a bit unfair. The show is Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, not Who Wants To Be Even Richer.???

On arriving home last night, Robert told reporters: “You’re very kind, but I can’t confirm or deny anything. Everyone’s just got to wait until the programme goes out on Saturday.???

Celador, the programme's production company, dismissed reaction over Robert already being a millionaire. “Everybody has an equal chance to get on," said a spokesman. “It is impossible for us to check how much money people already have when they get on the show. We’d love a penniless binman as our next winner, but it never happens.???

Meanwhile, Celador is still barring the payment to third millionaire Major Charles Ingram whilst police continue to investigate whether his win was the result of cheating.

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