10 Richest Men In UK Music & 5 Young Millionaires

image from www.2cuk.co.uk The UK Sunday will publish lists of the richest men in women in UK music this week, but have offered a sneak preview.  The list of 10 Richest is a Whose Who of music's old guard. but a partial look at the Top 20 Music Millionaires offers a few surprises:

  1. Clive Calder (Zomba,Jive) £1.3bn/US$2.14bn
  2. Andrew Lloyd Webber £680m/US$1.1bn
  3. Sir Cameron Mackintosh £675m/US1.1bn
  4. Sir Paul McCartney £495m/US$815m
  5. Simon Fuller £375m/US$617m
  6. Simon Cowell £200m/US$329m
  7. Sir Elton John £195m/US$321m
  8. Sir Mick Jagger £190m/US$313m
  9. Sting £180m/US$296m
  10. Keith Richards £175m/$US$281m

In the top 20 young music millionaires, most of the top earners are women:

  1. Classical-crossover singer Katherine Jenkins (£13m)
  2. Cheryl Cole, Leona Lewis and Katie Melua (all £12m)
  3. Joss Stone (£9m)

Charlotte Church (£8m) is in sixth place, with Adele, Lily Allen, Natasha Bedingfield, Duffy and Amy Winehouse a joint ninth with (£6m each).


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