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Adele named richest young musician by Sunday Times

2014-05-15 19:30
Los Angeles - Adele has been named Britain's richest musician under 30.

The Someone Like You hitmaker, 26, has an estimated fortune of a staggering £45m, a huge £15m more than the second-placed star, Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris, 30, who has £30m in the bank.

In third place, 30-year-old former Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole - who recently signed a deal to return to UK TV show The X Factor - is worth an estimated £16m.

One Direction - comprised of Niall Horan, 20, Zayn Malik, 21, Liam Payne, 20, Harry Styles, 20, and Louis Tomlinson, 22 - share fourth place on the Sunday Times' annual Rich List with a combined wealth of £70m, making them worth £14m each, a massive jump from the £5m each 12 months ago.

Rounding out the top 10 are former X Factor winner Leona Lewis, 29, and Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford, 27, who are both worth an estimated £13m. Marcus' three bandmates, Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett and Winston Marshall, share 15th place on the list with assets of £8m.

The list is based on land, property and other assets such as stocks and shares, racehorses and art.

The Sunday Times Rich List 2014: Richest Young Musicians:

1. Adele: £45m
2. Calvin Harris: £30m
3. Cheryl Cole: £16m
4. Niall Horan, One Direction: £14m
4. Zayn Malik, One Direction: £14m
4. Liam Payne, One Direction: £14m
4. Harry Styles, One Direction: £14m
4. Louis Tomlinson, One Direction: £14m
9. Leona Lewis: £13m
9. Marcus Mumford, Mumford & Sons: £13m
11.Katie Melua: £12m
12. Jessie J: £10m
12.  lorence Welch: £10m
14. Alex Turner, Arctic Monkeys: £9m
15. Charlotte Church: £8m
15. Ted Dwane, Mumford & Sons: £8m
15. Ben Lovett, Mumford & Sons: £8m
15. Winston Marshall, Mumford & Sons: £8m
15. Olly Murs: £8m
15. Dizzee Rascal: £8m
15. Emeli Sande: £8m
15. Jamal Edwards: £8m

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