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Sir Paul McCartney is the country's richest musician according to The Sunday Times Rich List

Sir Paul McCartney is the country's richest musician according to The Sunday Times Rich List

by Jon Carroll, 11 April 2013

The Sunday Times' annual top 50 musician rich list is published on April 21st. We can give you a sneek peek of the list ahead of Sunday's publication.

The list reveals that Paul McCartney is top of the list, compiled of UK and Irish musicians, with a whopping £680 million. Coming second, is Lord Lloyd Webber with a not too shabby £620 million.

Other notable acts include Adele, who’s tops the under 30 list with £30 million to her name, and all four members of Coldplay.

The top 10 richest music millionaires are as follows:

  • 1. Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell £680m
  • 2. Lord Lloyd-Webber £620m
  • 3. U2 £520m
  • 4. Sir Elton John £240m
  • 5= David and Victoria Beckham £200m
  • 5= Sir Mick Jagger £200m
  • 7 Michael Flatley £191m
  • 8 Keith Richards £185m
  • 9= Olivia and Dhani Harrison £180m
  • 9= Sting £180m

This list excludes music company owners and producers.

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