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Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and Calvin Harris jump up Sunday Times Rich List

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Image caption Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and Calvin Harris are worth £236m combined

Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and Calvin Harris have all risen up the Sunday Times Rich List after enjoying huge chart success.

Sheeran made £28m last year – taking his total estimated wealth to £80m.

But that still only puts him at 35th on the list of the UK’s richest musicians, which is dominated by golden oldies. Sir Paul McCartney is top on £820m.

Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and Calvin Harris jump up Sunday Times Rich List
Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and Calvin Harris jump up Sunday Times Rich List

Calvin Harris is the only new entry in the top 20 on £140m, up £20m. And Rita Ora has joined the list of the wealthiest young musicians, with £16m.

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Richest musicians in UK and Ireland
RankNameEstimated wealthAnnual change
1.Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell (above)£820mUp £40m
2.Lord Lloyd-Webber£740mNo change
3.U2£569mUp £21m
4.Sir Elton John£300mUp £10m
5.Sir Mick Jagger£260mUp £10m
6.Keith Richards£245mUp £10m
7.Olivia and Dhani Harrison£230mUp £20m
8.Sir Ringo Starr£220mUp £20m
9.Michael Flatley£202mUp £2m
10.Sting£190mUp £5m

Adele is worth £140m, according to the paper, an increase of £15m on last year, meaning she stayed at the top the rich list for young musicians.

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