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Adele, Harris top rich-list of young music stars

1 of 1 Adele tops rich list with an estimated fortune of £45 million
Adele tops rich list with an estimated fortune of £45 million

Adele has topped the Sunday Times Rich List for music stars under 30, with Calvin Harris coming in second place.

Rolling in the Deep singer Adele has seen her fortune grow by about 50% in a year in which she released no new material, with an estimated worth of £45 million.

DJ Calvin Harris tails in second place with £30 million, after a year that saw him score a string of major hits. He has had nine top singles from his latest album 18 Months and has worked with top acts such as Rihanna and Cheryl Cole.

Speaking of Cole, she has dropped to third in the list after coming in second place last year, with an estimated worth of £16 million.

The five members of One Direction have taken joint fourth place with an estimated £14 million each, with a combined fortune of £70 million.

The full Rich List will be published in this weekend’s edition of The Sunday Times.

Check out the Top Ten below (with previous ranking and 2013 wealth estimate, where applicable, in brackets):

1 (1) Adele – £45m (£30m)

2 (new) Calvin Harris – £30m (-)

3 (2) Cheryl Cole £16m (£14m)

4= (17=) Niall Horan £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Zayn Malik £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Liam Payne £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Harry Styles £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Louis Tomlinson £14m (£5m)

9= (3=) Leona Lewis £13m (£12m)

9= (-) Marcus Mumford and Carey Mulligan £13m (-)

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