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Paul McCartney Singer tops UK's richest musicians list while Adele tops richest musicians under 30 list

UK newspaper, The Sunday Times Richhas revealed the list of top UK and Ireland richest musicians. Veteran musician Paul McCartney topped UK's richest musicians list while Adele topped the richest musicians under 30 list.

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The former Beatles man, Paul McCartney has announced details of an upcoming show at London's The O2, as well as gigs in Liverpool and Birmingham.

Yes, the time has come for us to get a peek into some our favourite artiste’s bank accounts. While some big names continue to dominate the top spot, there are also some new faces that make their first appearance on "The Sunday Times Rich" list.

Paul McCartney topped the list of the richest musicians in the United Kingdom and Ireland with an eye watering fortune of £730 million.

Calvin Harris is a new entry in The Sunday Times Rich List, having an estimated £70 million fortune at the tender age of 31.

Staggeringly, there are very few female musicians among Britain and Ireland’s richest, with Enya placing highest at 25 with a fortune of £90 million.

However, Adele has been named the UK and Ireland’s richest musician under 30, after adding £5 million to her wealth in the past 12 months. Multiple Grammy Award winner, Sam Smith is the only new entry on the under 30 list, landing at 14 with an estimated fortune of £12 million.

The Sunday Times Top 40 music millionaires in Britain and Ireland are as follows:

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)


The Sunday Times Top 20 richest musicians under 30 are as follows:


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)

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