Adele named UK’s richest young musician

The 24-year-old has topped the list of music millionaires under-30 for a second consecutive year.

Written by PTI | London | Published: April 11, 2013 3:06 pm

Singer Adele has been named the UK’s richest young musician after amassing an estimated fortune of 30 million pounds,according to the Sunday Times’ Rich List 2013.

The 24-year-old has topped the list of music millionaires under-30 for a second consecutive year after amassing an estimated 30 million pounds fortune – a 50 per cent increase on her 20 million pounds wealth in 2012.

Cheryl Cole is in second place with 14 million pounds,while Leona Lewis and Katie Melua – who both have a wealth of 12 million pounds each – make up the top five alongside Florence Welch (9 million pounds) in the female-dominated list.

The first males to feature are JLS singers Marvin Humes,Aston Merrygold,JB Gill and Oritse Williams,who have a fortune of 6 million pounds each,behind Jessie J and Charlotte Church,who have amassed 8 million pounds.

Girls Aloud singers Nadine Coyle and Nicola Roberts also have an estimated wealth of 6 million pounds each.

One Direction stars Harry Styles,Niall Horan,Zayn Malik,Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne are new to the list after their worldwide success has seen them generate a combined net worth of 25 million pounds.

Singer Ed Sheeran and Emeli Sande – who sang at both the London 2012 opening and closing ceremonies – complete the list with their estimated 5 million pounds fortunes.

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