PRIVATE cooks, 250 friends and a whopping £2million finances – businessman Barrie Drewitt-Barlow goes all out for New Yr’s Eve this 12 months.
The Manchester-born entrepreneur, who’s price an estimated £200million, revealed that “no expense will probably be spared” for his end-of-year celebrations.
Multi-millionaire Barrie Drewitt-Barlow has revealed his extravagant New Yr plansCredit score: Liam Hutchison
Barrie is throwing a bumper bash at their Tampa mansion, with 250 friendsCredit score: Barrie Drewitt
Barrie beforehand claimed to have spent £2.8million on their Christmas celebrationsCredit score: donbarrie/Instagram
Barrie Drewitt-Barlow and Scott Drewitt-Barlow with their youngsters Romeo and Valentina, , https://www.instagram.com/p/Clr7JeJuPtw/?img_index=1Credit score: Instagram / @donbarrie1
Barrie, 53, who has had eight youngsters through surrogacy, beforehand shared how he was forking out an eye-watering £2.8million for Christmas.
Talking solely to Fabulous, Barrie stated: “We’re spending NYE at our Tampa [Florida] mansion this 12 months.
“Now we have a staff of cooks, getting ready a feast for 250 people who find themselves flying in from all around the world.
“With the presents this 12 months, jets, workers food and drinks, the finances will probably be round £1million however I don’t care if it prices £2million, I simply need everybody to have atime.
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“Life is for residing so let’s dwell.”
Barrie little doubt needs to place current stresses behind him, after being left in concern following the tried break-in at his Essex property.
The Wealthy Home Poor Home star’s cameras caught three balaclava-clad burglars scaling a wall at his house.
Barrie and ex-husband Tony madein 1999 after they turned the primary British same-sex couple to be legally recognised as mother and father, after welcoming twins Saffron and Aspen, 23, via surrogacy.
The pair made their fortune from varied enterprise ventures together with a trans-Atlantic surrogacy enterprise and a world medical analysis firm.
Particular 12 months for Barrie
Barrie stated he’s eager to make the celebrations notably particular this 12 months, due to the arrival of Saffron’s first child, Marina, who was born in June.
The businessman defined: “We have been going to do a really small household factor this 12 months, however we’re celebrating an excellent 12 months for the Drewitt-Barlow household, with the start of Saffron’s first child and our enterprise doing so properly.
“We thought we might have fun with the individuals who made all of it go so properly so we’ve got 250 pals, household and coworkers flying in on 4 non-public jets that we’ve got employed.
“This 12 months, no expense will probably be spared.
“Our government chef David, who was a contestant on MasterChef, has a finances of $150,000 (£118,000) to purchase food and drinks and herald extra workers.
“This 12 months we can even add bare waiters from Butlers within the Buff firm.”
Lavish reward for fiance Scott
Barrie is just not solely throwing an extravagant get together but additionally giving costly New Yr presents to his household, together with a £157,000 automobile for his fiance.
After splitting with Tony, a couple of years in the past, Barrie confirmed he had fallen for daughter Saffron’s ex Scott, and they’re now engaged, and share Valentina, two, and child Romeo, who arrived final August through surrogate.
Barrie continued: “This 12 months we are going to go all out.
“I’ve simply purchased Scott a brand new F150 Tremendous Snake truck that I’ll give him which price $200,000 (£157,000) and he purchased me a Harry Winston diamond ring, which price him a whopping $375,000 (£294,000), it’s so lovely.”
The get together will begin at 6pm and go on till 3am, though Barrie stated he reckons he’ll slip away at 1am.
He added: “We’ll spend the morning till mid afternoon taking out meals to the homeless in and round Tampa first, one thing we’ve got carried out for the final 5 years.
“We could have our cooks make the meals and we are going to drive it out and hand it out to the fellows residing below the bridges in Tampa.
“This time of the 12 months is about giving and being grateful.”
Barrie starred on Channel 5’s Wealthy Home Poor Home earlier this 12 months, the place he met struggling single mum Ocean Chapman.
New intercourse toy enterprise
Ocean, 29, and nine-year-old daughter Oziana swapped lives for per week with rich Barrie, and he has since pledged £550,000 to assist the mum begin a intercourse toy enterprise.
Barrie has additionally vowed to assist Ocean depart her Essex council flat and in addition to “grow to be a millionaire” herself via the brand new enterprise enterprise.
Initially he had stated he’d put £250,000 right into a child meals enterprise, however they’re now engaged on thetoy firm referred to as The Spot as a substitute – and Barrie has doubled the funding quantity.
Barrie added: “For 2024 I’m actually wanting ahead to opening the intercourse toy enterprise with Ocean, possibly doing the observe up with Channel 5 for Wealthy home Poor Home.
“I’m at the moment in talks with a manufacturing firm within the US about one other actuality present thought they’ve, so who is aware of what’s in retailer.
“No matter occurs, I’m wanting ahead to seeing how the 12 months seems and expectantly, serving to to place Ocean on the street to creating her first million.
“That’s the plan anyway, I’m decided to assist her get there in some way.”
Barrie and fiance Scott with their two youngsters, Valentina and Romeo
Barrie and Scott starred on Channel 5’s Wealthy Home Poor Home earlier this 12 months
Barrie and ex Tony made historical past as Britain’s first homosexual dads in 1999
Barrie stated he’s ‘going all out’ for this 12 months’s NY celebrations
Barrie is beginning a intercourse toy enterprise with Ocean, who he met on Wealthy Home Poor HomeCredit score: Instagram/@donbarrie1
Following RHPH, Barrie flew Ocean to America for a vacationCredit score: Ocean Chapman