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23 April 2015, 11:15
Britain definitely has got talent.
Every year the Sunday times reveals its list of the wealthiest people and families in Britain. It gives us normal folk the opportunity to gawk and sputter at the sheer wealth that singular entities can accumulate over the course of a career.
This year's rich list is no different.
Topping the prestigious list of the 20 Richest Young Musicians in Britain is Adele, with an estimated net worth of £50 million. Thats £1 million but 50 times, if you needed clarification. She hasn't put out an album in four years but she is still utterly destroying the game.
Our boy Sam Smith has joined the list for the first time, slipping in behind One Direction and even Ed Sheeran. That's no surprise. Sam has had a phenomenal year. He cleaned up at the Grammys and the Brit awards, making him the most sought after musician in the country.
The Sunday Times Rich List Top 20 Richest Young Musicians in Britain and Ireland
Adele £50 million
Niall Horan £25 million
Zayn Malik £25 million
Liam Payne £25 million
Harry Styles £25 million
Louis Tomlinson £25 million
Ed Sheeran £20 million
Ellie Goulding £13 million
Jessie J £13 million
Leona Lewis £13 million
Katie Melua £13 million
Marcus Mumford and Carey Mulligan £13 million
Alex Turner £13 million
Jamie Cook and Katie Downes £12 million
Sam Smith £12 million
Florence Welch £12 million
Matt Helders £10 million
Olly Murs £10 million
Nick O’Malley £10 million
Marvin and Rochelle Humes £9 million