Sushi tycoon buys his own Island! British businessman pays $2 million for private paradise in the Bahamas

Mr Woodroffe wants to develop the uninhabited island into a holiday destination and make it more affordable to visit a private Bahamian resort
Mr Woodroffe wants to develop the uninhabited island into a holiday destination and make it more affordable to visit a private Bahamian resort

A British entrepreneur who made his fortune in raw fish has joined Johnny DeppLeonardo DiCaprio and Celine Dion – by buying his own island.

Simon Woodroffe, founder of restaurant chain Yo! Sushi, has set up a new business, Yo! Island, and bought a 70-acre slice of paradise in the Bahamas.

The Mail on Sunday has learned that 66-year-old Mr Woodroffe is now the proud owner of Cockroach Cay – which was hastily renamed Wild Berry Cay by estate agents when they started marketing the site to potential buyers.

Mr Woodroffe wants to develop the uninhabited island into a holiday destination and make it more affordable to visit a private Bahamian resort, until now a privilege available only to the world’s super-rich.

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