BABY YOU’RE A RICH MAN!

Looks like his new baby won't want for much...

New father Paul McCartney has been named as the richest man in pop in the SUNDAY TIMES ‘RICH LIST’.

The former Beatle‘s annual earnings now exceed £40 million, partly due to a successful world tour which finished in Liverpool in June.

The list, which includes rock legends such as [/a], [a]Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney and The Rolling Stones‘ [/a] and Keith Richards, also made room for some new faces. ‘Pop Idol”s Simon Cowell annual earnings rocketed to over £30 million.

Robbie Williams , whose annual earnings of £26 million secured him third place, was the only male under 50 to make the list.

Madonna topped the female list.

As previously reported on NME.COM the former Beatle‘s wife Heather Mills gave birth to Beatrice Milly on Wednesday (October 29), making [a] a father again at 61.