Adele Tops The Under 30s Rich List As All Of One Direction Take Joint Second Place

23 April 2015, 09:49

The Crunch: The Richest Pop Stars Under 30

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The Sunday Times Music Rich List has been revealed for 2015 – find out who the wealthiest stars under 30 and overall are.

It’s always a fun time of year when the Rich List is revealed – IMAGINE having £730million to play with?! – and it’s no surprise who’s topping the under 30s poll… 

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Adele has reigned supreme on the top of the under 30s list for the past few years with a whopping £50million pound fortune – double the £25million each of the One Direction boys (including Zayn Malik) have to their name.

1D shared the second place spot five ways, closely followed by Ed Sheeran at number 7 with a huge £20million. Ed famously said that he stops himself blowing all his cash by giving himself a monthly allowance – savvy!

Sam Smith is the only new entry in the under 30s list, popping straight in at number 14 with an estimated fortune of £12million - not bad for his first full year in pop!

Topping the list of musicians overall is Paul McCartney with an incredible £730million in the bank (£20million more than he had last year) – how do you even begin to spend all that?!

Calvin Harris made it onto the main poll in the 30th place spot with his fortune of £70million – beating Take That’s Gary Barlow by £5million. Lend us a tenner, Calv?

Check out the full list of earners under 30:

  • 1. Adele (£50m)
  • 2=. Niall Horan (£25m)
  • 2=. Zayn Malik (£25m)
  • 2=. Liam Payne (£25m)
  • 2=. Harry Styles (£25m)
  • 2=. Louis Tomlinson (£25m)
  • 7. Ed Sheeran (£20m)
  • 8=. Ellie Goulding (£13m)
  • 8=. Jessie J (£13m)
  • 8=. Leona Lewis (£13m)
  • 8=. Katie Melua (£13m)
  • 8=. Marcus Mumford and Carey Mulligan (£13m)
  • 8=. Alex Turner (£13m)
  • 14=. Jamie Cook and Katie Downes (£12m)
  • 14=. Sam Smith (£12m)
  • 14=. Florence Welch (£12m)
  • 17=. Matt Helders (£10m)
  • 17=. Olly Murs (£10m)
  • 17=. Nick O'Malley (£10m)
  • 20. Marvin and Rochelle Humes (£9m)

The highest earning musicians in the UK and Ireland overall are:

  • 1. Sir Paul McCartney & Nancy Shevell (£730m)
  • 2. Lord Lloyd-Webber (£650m)
  • 3. U2 (£431m)
  • 4. Sir Elton John (£270m)
  • 5. Sir Mick Jagger (£225m)
  • 6. Keith Richards (£210m)
  • 7. Michael Flatley (£195m)
  • 8=. Ringo Starr (£180m)
  • 8=. Sting (£180m)
  • 10. Roger Waters (£160m)
  • 11. Eric Clapton (£155m)
  • 12=. Sir Tom Jones (£150m)
  • 12=. Sir Tim Rice (£150m)
  • 12=. Rod Stewart (£150m)
  • 15=. David Bowie and Iman Abdulmajid (£135m)
  • 15=. Robbie Williams (£135m)
  • 17. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne (£130m)
  • 18=. Phil Collins (£110m)
  • 18=. Brian May (£110m)
  • 18=. Charlie Watts (£110m)
  • 21=. George Michael (£105m)
  • 21=. Roger Taylor (£105m)
  • 23=. Jimmy Page (£100m)
  • 23=. Robert Plant (£100m)
  • 25=. Enya (£90m)
  • 25=. David Gilmour (£90m)
  • 27. John Deacon (£85m)
  • 28. Noel and Liam Gallagher (£77m)
  • 29. Nick Mason (£75m)
  • 30=. Calvin Harris (£70m)
  • 30=. Mark Knopfler (£70m)
  • 30=. Pete Townshend (£70m)
  • 33=. Gary Barlow (£65m)
  • 33=. Engelbert Humperdinck (£65m)
  • 35=. Barry Gibb (£60m)
  • 35=. John Paul Jones (£60m)
  • 37=. Kylie Minogue (£55m)
  • 37=. Sir Cliff Richard (£55m)
  • 39=. Guy Berryman (£52m)
  • 39=. Jonny Buckland (£52m)
  • 39=. Will Champion (£52m)
  • 39=. Chris Martin (£52m)

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