London : Adele has actually set ‘Fire’ to the ‘Rain’ by becoming the richest musician under 30 in the British isles.
According to the latest edition of The Sunday Times Rich List, the ‘Hello’ hitmaker earned over 40 million GBP last year, rocketing her wealth to whopping 125 million GBP, which is an increase of almost 50 per cent in the past year alone, as reported by Mirror.
Compiler of the Sunday Times Rich List, Robert Watts shared, “What a year for Adele! Such strong record sales and a busy touring schedule propel her into our main list for the first time. If Adele’s career lasts as long as many of the other entries in our list, she has the potential to be the highest-earning British musician of all time.”
The multiple Grammy-award winning artist is the only solo female artist on the list.
The rich list is topped by Sir Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell, who are worth of 780 million GBP combined.
Former Beatles member earned an estimated 8 million GBP from the Desert Trip festival in California in October.
Members of Rolling Stones’ Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts also feature in top 20, as the group increased their collective wealth by 50 million GBP.
The list also includes artists like Sir Elton John, Robbie Williams and Sting.
The full list is:
1- Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell – 780 million GBP
2- Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber – 740 million GBP
3- U2 – 548 million GBP
4- Sir Elton John – 290 million GBP
5- Sir Mick Jagger – 250 million GBP
6- Keith Richards – 235 million GBP
7- Olivia and Dhani Harrison – 210 million GBP
8- Michael Flatley – 200 million GBP
9- Ringo Starr – 200 million GBP
10- Sting – 185 million GBP
11- Eric Clapton – 170 million GBP
12- Sir Rod Stewart – 170 million GBP
13- Roger Waters – 165 million GBP
14- Sir Tom Jones – 160 million GBP
15- Sir Tim Rice – 152 million GBP
16- Robbie Williams – 150 million GBP
17- Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne – 140 million GBP
18- Charlie Watts – 130 million GBP
19- Adele – 125 million GBP
20- Brian May – 125 million GBP
The Music Millionaires list is released ahead of the 29th annual Sunday Times Rich List, which will be published this weekend. (ANI)