Radcliffe is richest young celebrity
Tuesday 30 November 2010
Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe is the wealthiest British celebrity under the age of 30, according to a new "rich list". The 21-year-old, who is worth £45.7m, heads a trio of the film series' stalwarts in the top four.
Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, Radcliffe's co-stars, finished third and fourth in the research for Heat celebrity magazine. Radcliffe is estimated to have earned £25m for the two Deathly Hallows films, the first of which broke five UK box office records on its release this month.
Watson, 20, is estimated to have earnings of above £20.6m and is the youngest person on the list. Grint, 22, is thought to be worth £19m but has admitted to splashing his earnings on vehicles, including an ice-cream van, a Hovercraft and Range Rover.
The richest woman is actress Keira Knightley, 25, who takes second place with £30.1m, topped up by her contract as the face of the fragrance Chanel Coco Mademoiselle. The X Factor judge Cheryl Cole was ranked 14th with earnings of £7.9m.
Music Why this music festival is still the place to spot the next big thing
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system
- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
- 5 Zayn Malik quits One Direction: Hundreds of workers request compassionate leave following band member's exit
Jeremy Clarkson to host BBC's Have I Got News For You despite Top Gear exit
A historian gave the most British look of despair when someone screwed up Richard III's birthday at his reburial
Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
Kay Burley 'bias' against Ed Miliband prompts 130 complaints to Ofcom
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'