Sir Paul McCartney Tops Musical Rich List
11 April 2013, 12:08
Sir Paul McCartney and his wife have topped The Sunday Times musical rich list - with a fortune of £680 million between them.
Nancy Shevell - the heiress to a US transport firm - is worth £150 million alone but Macca has topped the list of wealthy musicians every year since 1989.
U2 are at number 3 (£520 million), Sir Mick Jagger is at 6 (£200 million) with his bandmate Keith Richards at 8 (£185 million).
Adele has topped the list of young music millionaires with an estimated fortune of £30 million.
Florence Welch and Lily Allen are also in the top ten.
The top 10 richest music millionaires in Britain and Ireland according to the Sunday Times Rich List are:
1 - Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell - £680 million
2 - Andrew Lloyd Webber - £620 million
3 - U2 - £520 million
4 - Sir Elton John - £240 million
5 = David and Victoria Beckham - £200 million
5 = Sir Mick Jagger - £200 million
7 - Michael Flatley - £191 million
8 - Keith Richards - £185 million
9 = Olivia and Dhani Harrison - £180 million
9 = Sting - £180 million
The richest young music millionaires in Britain and Ireland according to the Sunday Times Rich List:
1 Adele - £30 million
2 Cheryl Cole - £14 million
3 = Leona Lewis - £12 million
3 = Katie Melua - £12 million
5 Florence Welch - £9 million
6 = Charlotte Church - £8m
6 = Jessie J - £8m
8 = Lily Allen - £6m
8 = Nadine Coyle - £6m
8 = Duffy - £6m
8 = Jonathan (JB) Gill - £6m
8 = Marvin Humes - £6m
8 = Aston Merrygold - £6m
8 = James Morrison - £6m
8 = Nicola Roberts - £6m
8 = Orits Williams - £6m
The full list will be published Sunday April 21.