UK richest people in music in 2018
Here’s the annual Sunday Times Rich List! The famous magazine published it this weekend revealing the names of the richest people in music in 2018.
Paul McCartney is still the richest person in the music industry in Britain. As a matter of fact, this year we see him remain at the top of the overall music list, with a fortune of £820 million after his total worth increased by £40million over the last 12 months.
Over on the richest musicians under 30 in the UK and Ireland, Adele remains at the top of the list with £140million, with Ed Sheeran rising to second place after making £28million to give him a net worth of £80million. However, this only ranks him at 35th in the overall rich list.
Rita Ora also made it on to the list of the UK’s wealthiest young musicians for the first time. The Anywhere singer is worth £16 million – despite having only released one album.
On Sunday (May 13), the newspaper will publish its complete 2018 “Rich List,” ranking the 1,000 wealthiest people in the UK. Don’t miss it!
Here’s the richest musicians in the UK and Ireland:
Sir Paul McCartney & wife – £820m (Up £40m)
Lord Lloyd-Webber – £740m (No change)
U2 – £569m (Up £21m)
Sir Elton John – £300m (Up £10m)
Sir Mick Jagger – £260m (Up £10m)
Keith Richards – £245m (Up £10m)
Olivia and Dhani Harrison – £230m (Up £20m)
Sir Ringo Starr – £220m (Up £20m)
Michael Flatley – £202m (Up £2m)
Sting – £190m (Up £5m)
The richest musicians under 30 in the UK and Ireland are:
Adele – £140m (Up £15m)
Ed Sheeran – £80m (Up £28m)
Harry Styles – £50m (Up £10m)
Niall Horan – £46m (Up £6m)
Liam Payne – £42m (Up £2m)
JOINT FIFTH – Louis Tomlinson – £42m (Up £2m)
Little Mix – £40m (Up 16m)
Zayn Malik – £35m (No change)
Sam Smith – £24m (Up £4m)
Jessie J – £18m (Up £1m)
Winston Marshall – £16m (Up £1m)
JOINT TENTH – Rita Ora – £16m (New Entry)