Revealed: The lavish life of Lisa Vanderpump's property tycoon stepson who lives in a $5million West London home with his 'cougar' wife, parties with Liam Neeson - and 'once intimidated elderly tenants'



Lisa Vanderpump may have kept her
stepson quiet for nearly three series of the Real Housewives of Beverly
Hills, but now the lavish lifestyle of the millionaire property tycoon
can be fully revealed.


Warren
Todd is the son of the reality television star's long-time husband, Ken
Todd, and his ex-wife, a former Bond girl whom Ken married when he was
just 19. After two years, the couple separated.


Warren
appeared on this season of the show when Lisa and Ken went to visit his
opulent St Tropez home - and it emerged he is married to Lisa's best
friend, Sue Vanner, who is 16 years his senior.


Lisa,
51, who has been married to Warren's father Ken for 30 years, revealed
on the show that she previously had concerns about her stepson's
marriage due to the age difference.






Successful: Warren Todd and wife Sue Vernon appear on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as they welcome his father and stepmother, Lisa Vanderpump, to their St Tropez home

Successful: Warren Todd and wife Sue Vernon
appear on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as they welcome his
father and stepmother, Lisa Vanderpump, to their St Tropez home








Family: Lisa and her husband Ken were initially unhappy about Warren's marriage to an older woman

Family: Lisa and her husband Ken were initially unhappy about Warren's marriage to an older woman


But Warren, 46, seems to have
more than provided for his older woman, who is 63. MailOnline can reveal
his impressive portfolio of properties and businesses.


But
it hasn't always been plain sailing for the millionaire, as he has
previously made headlines for allegedly intimidating elderly shop owners
who protested his tenacious business plans.




The couple, who have a
21-year-old son, Ryan, have numerous properties to their names,
including their main London residence in an exclusive part of West
London, property records show.


The large
semi-detached four-storey double-fronted Georgian period townhouse in
the luxurious borough of Kensington is valued at around $5 million.






Family: Warren Todd is pictured with his father, Ken Todd, and their sons - who look more like brothers

Family: Warren Todd is pictured with his father, Ken Todd, and their sons - who look more like brothers


Warren Todd also owns
properties in London's most upmarket areas, including Notting Hill and
Holland Park, where some of the capital city's most expensive homes are
located.


According to
records, Warren has 66 active directorships to his name. He has
previously been a director in 29 dissolved companies and resigned eight
other directorships.


The companies are mainly property investment businesses or landlord firms with annual turnovers reaching far into the millions.

But perhaps the most controversial of Todd's myriad of companies is his Portobello Group Limited.

It
sparked outrage in 2011 when it announced plans to modernise the
world-famous antiques market on Portobello Road, including extending the
opening hours of shops Todd owned and leased.






Exclusive neighbourhood: Todd and his wife Sue live in a $5 million property in West London

Exclusive neighbourhood: Todd and his wife Sue live in a $5 million property in West London, pictured








'Cougar': There is a 16-year age gap between Warren Todd and his older wife, Sue Vanner

'Cougar': There is a 16-year age gap between Warren Todd and his older wife, Sue Vanner






Well connected: Warren Todd, right, is pictured partying with actor Liam Neeson in St Tropez

Well connected: Warren Todd, right, is pictured partying with actor Liam Neeson in St Tropez




An article in the London Evening
Standard
in May 2011 reported traders' concerns that these changes would
turn the arcade into a chain store 'clone', sparking danger for the
rest of the market.




Upset: Business owner Marion Gettleson said she felt 'intimidated' by Todd's property company

Upset: Business owner Marion Gettleson said she felt 'intimidated' by Todd's property company


Another
change saw the arrival of the All Saints fashion retailer which opened
in a large corner store - owned by Todd - in the area. Protesters said
it would lead to the area losing its identity.


As he began to clash with business owners over the plans, he reportedly intimidated one elderly store owner, Marion Gettleson, banning her from stepping inside the 17 stores owned by the Group.


Marion,
then 64, was told she was 'disruptive and inflammatory' and traders
allegedly were 'fed up with her politicking getting in the way of their
work'.


Silver-haired Marion and her supporters said she was being 'intimidated'.

'It is meant to frighten me, this is an attempt to intimidate me,' she said at the time.

'When
you are 4ft 11in living in a man's world you don't go around looking
for trouble. To describe someone as a troublemaker when all they have
done is encourage people to exercise their human rights is entirely
inappropriate.'


She has now added to MailOnline that the All Saints store had not been doing much business since arriving in the area.





Change: She was banned from stepping into his stores at the Admiral Vernon Antiques Market in Portobello Road in London, she said. But Mr Todd's changes were not all successes, she said

Change: She was banned from stepping into his
stores at the Admiral Vernon Antiques Market in Portobello Road in
London, she said. But Mr Todd's changes were not all successes, she said






'I never had a fight with Mr Todd,' she said. 'I just stood up for what I believed was right.

'He
said we would get high-end glamour in the market but instead we got
tacky things like stalls selling crepes. I've only ever tried to protect
the market and the businesses.'


The
apparent scandal in his business affairs followed that in his personal
life. His father Ken and Lisa Vanderpump had initially been unhappy
about the match with his wife, Sue.


(Ken is 16 years older than Lisa, whom he married when she was 21.)

'When
Warren first met Sue, the 16 year age difference, the secrecy that had
transpired, was not something we supported,' Lisa explained on her blog.






Go getter: Todd owns properties in London's most upmarket areas, including Notting Hill and Holland Park

Go getter: Todd owns properties in London's most upmarket areas, including Notting Hill and Holland Park









Pamela and Warren Todd



Pamela and Warren Todd




Close: Warren Todd's mother is former Bond girl Pamela Todd, who was married to his father for two years






Young love: Pamela Todd and Ken Todd pictured in their teenage years before having one son together

Young love: Pamela Todd and Ken Todd pictured in their teenage years before having one son together


'But
I learned a very valuable lesson, when our children make a choice,
remember our opinions and influence are pretty much redundant. The
intimacy between a couple supersedes the parental relationship and take
heed - it is not a battle that is worth fighting.


'It took a
while, a few years, that with hindsight was a complete waste of emotion.
And now 26 years and a lovely grandson for Ken later, we would have to
admit we were wrong.'


Vanner starred as a sultry Bond Girl in the
1977 movie The Spy Who Loved Me in which she was seen lying naked under
a pile of furs with Roger Moore.


Her
future husband would have been an 11-year-old child at the time,
leading to her being labelled a 'cougar'. But their marriage was a
success, with Vanner giving birth to a now 21-year-old son Ryan.






Beachtime: Pamela Todd and her son Warren relax in the sunshine when he was still a child

Beachtime: Pamela Todd and her son Warren relax in the sunshine when he was still a child
















The Todds



Ryan Todd




Proud: On Facebook she shared photos of her son and grandson, left, and her grandson's graduation, right



In the episode with Lisa and Ken, Warren is shown in his huge vacation estate complete with manicured lawn, pool
and guesthouse, and he hires his father and stepmother a helicopter to
Paris on a whim to spare them the drive.


In her blog post Lisa
explained that Ken raised Warren as a single father following a failed
two-year-marriage when he was just 19.


He
was married briefly for two years at 19, to a young wife who wasn't
prepared for the challenging job of being a mother. So he then fought
for custody of their only child,' she wrote.


'He
worked many jobs laboring, night jobs, anything to provide for his son,
and, with the help of his mother, he raised an educated, well-mannered
young man.


And she said they were proud of
Warren: 'Warren is very much his fathers son - ambitious, incredibly
family oriented, and someone to be proud of.'







Lavish: Sue and Warren have a palatial home in St. Tropez with a separate guest house for Ken and Lisa

Lavish: Sue and Warren have a palatial home in St. Tropez with a separate guest house for Ken and Lisa








Friendly: Despite Lisa and Ken's initial shock at him marrying a much-older woman, the couples get on well

Friendly: Despite Lisa and Ken's initial shock at him marrying a much-older woman, the couples get on well


Although they may have made it seem that Warren had nothing to do with
his mother, the businessman is in fact extremely close to Pamela.


Pamela calls Warren 'No 1 son' on
Facebook, and talks of her pride in watching grandson Ryan graduating
from Exeter University in the U.K. last year.


She has also been
to visit Warren and his wife Sue Vanner at their home in Saint Tropez in
the South of France, as well as celebrating Ryan's 21st birthday.


Lisa
married Ken when she was 21 in 1982 - just six weeks after they met.
Ken was was 37 at the time and the Beverly Hills-based couple have now
been married for 30 years.


Pamela went on to live in LA and is
now living in London. She is believed to have been in a relationship
with 60s crooner Malcolm Roberts, who died aged 58 in 2003.
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