Who Are The UK’s Richest Musicians?

posted by Jeff K -

The Sunday Times just released their annual list of the wealthiest musicians in the U.K. and once again Classic Rockers rule the roost. 

Sir Paul McCartney is without a doubt the richest musician. The former Beatle's fortune of £820m is thanks to the royalty stream from The Beatles back catalog, plus a 37-date international tour grossing £100m in ticket sales.

Here's the TOP TEN

1. Sir Paul McCartney £820m ($1.1b)

2. Lord Lloyd-Webber £740m ($998m)

3. U2 £569m ($768m)

4. Sir Elton John £300m ($405m)

5. Sir Mick Jagger £260m ($351m)

6. Keith Richards £245m ($330m)

7. Olivia and Dhani Harrison £230m ($310m)

8. Sir Ringo Starr £220m ($297m)

9. Michael Flatley £202m ($273m)

10. Sting £190m ($256m)



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