Paul McCartney, Adele top UK musicians' rich list
Sir Paul McCartney has topped the 2015 Sunday Times Rich List of UK musicians with his £730 million fortune while Adele has once again emerged on the top in the under-30 list.music Updated: Apr 24, 2015 14:44 IST
Sir Paul McCartney has topped the 2015 Sunday Times Rich List of UK musicians with his £730 million fortune.
The former Beatles member is worth an estimated £20 million more than last year (2014) and enjoys a significant boost from his American heiress wife's £150 million stake in her family's US trucking business, the BBC reported.
Lord Lloyd-Webber with £650 million earnings grabbed the second spot, whereas, band U2 secured the third spot with £431 million and pop veteran Sir Elton John was placed at fourth spot with £270 million earnings.
Adele topped the under-30 list with £50 million.
The Brit songstress grabbed the first position with £50 million earnings followed by One Direction band members reserving the next five spots with £25 million each, the BBC reported.
Ed Sheeran secured the seventh spot in the list by cashing-in £20 million, whereas, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J and Leona Lewis secured the next three spots with £13 million earnings each.
Sam Smith also joined the list for the first time with £12 million earnings.
First Published: Apr 24, 2015 13:55 IST