There’s a new list of the richest musicians in the UK

The Sunday Times of London loves to keep tab on the fortunes of musicians. Ready for some class envy? Here we go with this year’s list of the forty richest musicians in the UK.

  1. Lord Lloyd-Webber – £800m
  2. Sir Paul McCartney- £800m
  3. Rihanna – £468m
  4. Sir Elton John – £360m
  5. Sir Mick Jagger – £285m
  6. Olivia and Dhani Harrison – £270m
  7. Keith Richards – £270m
  8. Sir Ringo Starr – £260m
  9. Michael Flatley – £206m
  10. Ed Sheeran – £200m
  11. Sir Rod Stewart – £200m
  12. Sting – £200m
  13. Brian May – £190m
  14. Roger Waters – £190m
  15. Robbie Williams – £185m
  16. Calvin Harris – £180m
  17. Eric Clapton – £175m
  18. Sir Tom Jones – £170m
  19. Roger Taylor – £170m
  20. Charlie Watts – £165m
  21. Sir Tim Rice – £155m
  22. Adele – £150m
  23. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne – £150m
  24. Phil Collins – £140m
  25. John Deacon – £140m
  26. Jimmy Page – £127m
  27. David Gilmour – £116m
  28. Nick Mason – £110m
  29. Chris Martin – £105m
  30. Robert Plant – £102m
  31. Mary Austin – £95m
  32. Ronnie Wood – £95m
  33. Guy Berryman – £92m
  34. Jonny Buckland – £92m
  35. Will Champion – £92m
  36. Pete Townshend and Rachel Fuller – £84m
  37. Gary Barlow- £82m
  38. Mark Knopfler – £76m
  39. Sir Barry Gibb – £75m
  40. Engelbert Humperdinck – £73m

(From The Daily Star and Daily Mail)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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