Little Mix Are Richest X Factor Winners Ever After Earning £9million Last Year

3 October 2019, 11:13

Little Mix are the richest X Factor winners.
Little Mix are the richest X Factor winners. Picture: Getty

Little Mix are the X Factor’s richest winners ever.

Little Mix have been named the X Factor’s richest winners ever, after earning £9million last year.

Since finishing first on the 2011 series of the show, the ‘LM5’ singers have made over £30million.

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Their company, Eternal Dance Media Ltd, was launched in 2011 and was established to handle the band's music, merchandise and earnings.

On September 30th, Jade, Perrie, Leigh-Anne and Jesy lodged publicly-available documents with Britain’s register of firms, Companies House, a tabloid reported.

The new accounts showed Eternal Dance Media Ltd is doing better than ever, after they have doubled their earnings after making £3.93million last year, and £1.47million in 2017.

The ‘Woman Like Me’ hitmakers reportedly paid themselves £1.6million each recently, which is no surprise after it was reported that their tour company, Eternal Magic Touring Ltd, also had profits of £5million, boosting their 2018 earnings to £8.93million.

The girl group, who are currently on tour, are set to rake in even more after teaming up with Pretty Little Thing to launch a clothing collection. They were recently photographed filming a TV ad for the range in Paris.

The second highest earning X Factor star is Leona Lewis, who is said to be worth £24million.

Despite coming in third place in 2010, One Direction bagged £63.3million in 2015 after announcing their hiatus the same year. They are reportedly still earning £70,000 a week from their 1D profits.

A celeb version of the annual ITV show is making a comeback to our screens this month, as a new series of 'The X Factor: Celebrity' will see familiar stars such as Love Islanders and a TOWIE star battling it out for a recording contract.

The first episode will be aired on Saturday 12th October at 8:35pm on ITV.

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