April 23, 2010 11:35

Paul McCartney, Simon Cowell see fortunes soar in Sunday Times Rich List 2010

Cheryl Cole, Lily Allen and Craig David feature in young music millionaires list

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Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Simon Cowell have seen their fortunes soar in this year's Sunday Times Rich List Music Millionaires.

The list, published this Sunday (April 25) sees Edgar Bronfman, the chairman and chief executive of the Warner Music Group, leap to the top with £1,640 million on account of him moving to the UK from the US.

Paul McCartney is at fifth in the list, with an amassed fortune of £475 million. Simon Cowell has seen his fortune rise by over £40 million to £165 million.

Meanwhile, The Top Young Rich List Music Millionaires (aged 30 and under) is topped by Charlotte Church, Katherine Jenkins and Leona Lewis, all of whom have an estimated fortune of £11 million each. They beat the likes of Lily Allen, Duffy and Paolo Nutini.

The Top 50 Sunday Times Rich List Music Millionaires are:

1. Edgar Bronfman and family (£1,640 million)
2. Clive Calder (£1,300 million)
3. Lord Lloyd-Webber (£700 million)
4. Sir Cameron Mackintosh (£635 million)
5. Sir Paul McCartney (£475 million)
6. Simon Fuller (£350 million)
7. Sir Mick Jagger (£190 million)
8. Sir Elton John (£185 million)
9. Sting (£180 million)
10. Keith Richards (£175 million)
11. Simon Cowell (£165 million)
12. Olivia and Dhani Harrison (£160 million)
13. Jamie Palumbo (£150 million)
14. David and Victoria Beckham (£145 million)
15= Sir Tim Rice (£140 million)
15= Ringo Starr (£140 million)
17. Sir Tom Jones (£135 million)
18. Eric Clapton (£125 million)
19. Roger Ames (£120 million)
20. Barry and Robin Gibb (£110 million)


The Top Young Rich List Music Millionaires (aged 30 and under) are:

1. Charlotte Church (£11 million)
1. Katherine Jenkins (£11 million)
1. Leona Lewis (£11 million)
4. Cheryl Cole (£10 million)
4. Katie Melua (£10 million)
6. Joss Stone (£9 million)
7. Craig David (£8 million)
8. Natasha Bedingfield (£6 million)
9. Lily Allen (£5 million)
9. Nadine Coyle (£5 million)
9. Jamie Cullum (£5 million)
9. Duffy (£5 million)
9. Sarah Harding (£5 million)
9. James Morrison (£5 million)
9. Paolo Nutini (£5 million)
9. Nicola Roberts (£5 million)
9. Kimberley Walsh (£5 million)
9. Amy Winehouse (£5 million)

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