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Necker Island news: The History of Necker Island

From pretending Richard Branson wanted to buy an island to impress a girl, to buying the island and marrying her there – this is his story of Necker Island.

Learn about what happened in the Necker Fire and how the Branson family rebuilt their home. Discover the original plans for Necker as a recording studio, and its current purpose as a place for interesting people to visit, conceive ideas and have a great time.

When Richard Branson first came to Necker there was nothing, Now Necker is a haven for endangered species, an experiment in sustainable living, and the place we unwind and relax.