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These are the richest musicians in the UK – and how much they’re worth

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The Sunday Times has released its list of the wealthiest musicians in the UK

There are loads of people working hard to make it big in the music business but very few rise to the top of the top. Once you do, however, there’s an enormous amount of money to be made.

And the Sunday Times Rich List has just released its compilation of the wealthiest musicians in the UK in 2018.

How many do you know?

These are the 40 richest musicians in the UK - and how much they're worth

At number 35 is your mum’s fave Ed Sheeran

=35. Ed Sheeran — £80 million

=35. Gary Barlow (Take That) — £80 million

=31. Pete Townshend (The Who) and Rachel Fuller — £82 million

=31. Will Champion (Coldplay) — £82 million

=31. Jonny Buckland (Coldplay) — £82 million

=31. Guy Berryman (Coldplay) — £82 million

30. Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) — £92 million

29. Chris Martin (Coldplay) — £94 million

28. Enya — £104 million

=26. Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin) — £105 million

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Chris Martin is worth a cool £94 million

=26. John Deacon (Queen) — £105 million

25. David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) — £115 million

24. Phil Collins (Genesis) — £120 million

23. Jimmy Page (Lez Zeppelin) — £125 million

22. Roger Taylor (Queen) — £130 million

21. Brian May (Queen) — £135 million

=18. Charlie Watts (The Rolling Stones) — £140 million

=18. Calvin Harris — £140 million

=18. Adele — £140 million

17. Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath) and Sharon Osbourne — £145 million

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Adele, of course, is high up on the list

16. Sir Tim Rice — £152 million

15. Sir Tom Jones — £163 million

14. Robbie Williams (Take That) — £165 million

=12. Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) — £175 million

=12. Eric Clapton (Cream) — £175 million

11. Sir Rod Stewart — £180 million

10. Sting (The Police) — £190 million

9. Michael Flatley — £202 million

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Robbie’s looking good with £165 million in the bank     

8. Sir Ringo Starr (The Beatles) — £220 million

7. Olivia and Dhani Harrison (widow and son of George Harrison) — £230 million

6. Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones) — £245 million

5. Sir Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones) — £260 million

4. Sir Elton John — £300 million

3. U2 — £569 million

2. Lord Lloyd-Webber — £740 million

1. Sir Paul McCartney (The Beatles) and Nancy Shevell — £820 million

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Perhaps unsurprisingly, Paul McCartney takes the top spot

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