Ed Sheeran and all the 1 Direction boys feature on this UK’s richest list
By Bandook - May 9, 2019
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has made more money than any young British artist his age. He leads up a list populated by the boys of 1 Direction, Little Mix, Sam Smith, Rita Ora and Stormzy.
And while Ed is richer by £80m since last year, beating out Adele for the title go Richest Young Brit, he still ranks #17 in the overall Sunday Times Rich List, while Adele comes in at #22.
The Wealthiest Young Musician by far (under 30) at £160m, he has Harry trailing at £58m with Stormzy bringing up the rear at £16m. Adele has dropped off that list
By comparison, the big guns are Lord Lloyd-Webber at £820m, followed by Sir Paul McCartney, U2, Sir Elton John, Sir Mick Jagger and others, with Sting closing the Top 10 at £200m.>